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Not Just On Father’s Day

Not Just On Father’s DayFather’s Day: a time to celebrate dads’ abilities to make a joke out of any situation, pull off a tacky yet fashionable outfit, and say the right things at the right time. It’s a time of gratitude and love. Unfortunately, there are many who don’t experience this.

According to the United States Census Bureau in 2010, 24 million children live in a father-absent home in the U.S. This is what Anthony Parnell’s Fatherhood Support Network is eager to change. Read more ...

University of West Georgia Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

University of West Georgia Recognizes Outstanding Alumni University of West Georgia alumni will return to campus April 15-16 for Alumni Weekend 2016. There are several events planned, including class reunions, departmental reunions, a baseball alumni reunion, and an After Hours Social at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel.

The weekend will end Saturday night with the 40th Annual Evening with the Stars Alumni Awards Gala at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center. Thirteen outstanding alumni, staff, faculty, and friends of UWG will be honored at this event. Read more ...

University Alumnus’ Artwork featured in On-Campus Gallery

Alumnus' ArtworkMost families pass down a family heirloom—a pair of earrings or a watch—from generation to generation, but material possessions were not enough for the Moulthrop family. Instead, they passed down something far more valuable. They passed down their craft.

UWG's art department and the Michael and Andrea Stone Visiting Artist Series present Harmony & Balance: The Art of Master Woodturners Ed, Philip, and Matt Moulthrop. The unique collection of woodturned pieces is on display through April 28. Read more ...

Hopportunity Knocks

Hopportunity KnocksWhat started out as a father-son bonding project has turned into a lifelong passion for Josh Rachel ’08, co-owner and award-winning brewmaster of Jekyll Brewing. As a strapped-for-cash University of West Georgia senior majoring in marketing, Josh and his dad spent Father’s Day brewing beer in his parents’ garage. His love of the craft only intensified when, after graduation, he got a part-time job at Brew-Depot in Alpharetta—a “temporary” gig that lasted more than four years—and started brewing at home and entering competitions. While at the Brew-Depot, he met Michael Lundmark, who suggested they start a business together. Read more ...




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