The University of West Georgia was one of the top three institutions in the state honored by USG Chancellor Hank Huckaby. UWG received the bronze Chancellor Service Excellence Award for Outstanding Institution of the Year and President on Friday, October 10 at a ceremony held at Kennesaw State University.
“I am thrilled that UWG has been recognized as one of the top three institutions of the year,” UWG President Kyle Marrero said. “Our commitment to development of our institutional leadership and a culture of high performance as part of our Engage West! initiative has already impacted student success and is helping us become the best comprehensive university in America, sought after as the best place to work, learn, and succeed.” Read more ...
During Inauguration Week 2014, University of West Georgia students celebrated the investiture of their seventh president, Dr. Kyle Marrero, with food, fun and music at Wolfest. The inter-organizational event was hosted by the Center for Student Involvement, and the festivities included giveaways, t-shirts, dunk tanks and field events. Students also signed three inaugural wolves created by the art department.
"I just want to say congratulations on being lucky number seven," said SGA president Sandra Santiago in her video message. "I really feel like we're going to accomplish a lot this year and in the future. I'm looking forward to us being the best comprehensive university in America. Go West! Go Wolves!"
The University of West Georgia's Center for Diversity and Inclusion and anthropology department present the third annual Native American Heritage Celebration on Tuesday, November 4 in the Campus Center Ballroom 108.2. Trudy Dobson, Joey Pierce, Janell Wilder, and Dale Arrowood of the Native American Preservation Association (NAPA) and students will display cultural artifacts and answer questions from 4 - 7 p.m. Beginning at 7 p.m., Jeff Bishop, director of the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society, will speak on the topic: “Princess Chewani: Stories of a Mid-20th Century Preservationist.”
This event is free and open to the public. For additional information, please call (678) 839-5400.