The Georgia College Counseling Association recently held its annual award ceremony, and the University of West Georgia was well represented, to say the least. Acknowledged at the ceremony were Director of the UWG Counseling Center Dr. Lisa Adams Somerlot, Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Dr. Alicia Caudill, and Outreach Coordinator Terri Ducker.
The coveted Program of the Year award was granted to UWG’s Counseling Center Outreach Program for their outstanding development of a unique clinical program for college students across campus. Read more ...
The West Georgia men's basketball team secured a host spot on Super Tuesday on Saturday, February 21 at The Complex in Valdosta, taking down the Valdosta State Blazers by a narrow 85-83 margin in Gulf South Conference basketball action. The Wolves will play at home on Tuesday, March 3, with the opponent yet to be determined.
The Wolves have now won two straight on the road, taking down West Florida on Thursday and the Blazers on Saturday, and with the win coupled with a loss from Union at Alabama Huntsville, West Georgia can now finish no worse than fourth in the conference. Read more ...
The University of West Georgia recently honored the generosity of its highest level donors and welcomed them into the 1906 Society at a ceremony held in the Campus Center Ballroom.
UWG President Dr. Kyle Marrero recognized 50 members who attended the ceremony and presented them with bronze medallions.
"The 1906 Medallion recipients represent donors who have made multi-year, ongoing commitments to support UWG and its students and programs,” he said. “They have built a foundation of giving that helped this institution to succeed and provide the shoulders on which we now stand as we forge the New West." Read more ...
The University of West Georgia Theatre Company presents Anon(ymous) at the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts on February 25-28 at 7:30 p.m. and February 28-March 1 at 2:30 p.m.
In this modern adaptation of the Greek classic Odyssey, we see Anon, a young refugee, travel across the United States in search of his mother, from whom he accidentally gets separated. The production is by Naomi Iizuka, and it is directed by Adriano Cabral.
A community preview will be presented on February 24 at 7:30 p.m., and admission is $3. All other tickets are $10 adults, $7 seniors, and free for all UWG students with a valid ID.
Dr. Christine Simmonds-Moore of UWG’s Psychology Department will present "Things that Go Bump in the Night ... (and Day): Sleep and Paranormal Experiences" on Tuesday, March 3 at 11:00 a.m. in Ingram Library.
Subjective paranormal experiences, which include extrasensory perception and perceiving ghosts and apparitions, are part of being human and have been reported in every culture throughout human history. Dr. Simmonds-Moore will explore the intriguing relationships between sleep and sleep-related states of consciousness and a range of subjective paranormal experiences.