Dr. Robert L. Heaberlin, Jr. and the Heaberlin family recently made a donation to the University of West Georgia Foundation to fund facility enhancements for the newly renovated historic Newnan hospital. The historic Newnan hospital is now home to UWG Newnan with dual enrollment classes beginning this summer.
In recognition of his donation, Dr. Heaberlin will receive the naming of the UWG Newnan student study space in honor of his parents, retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Robert L. Heaberlin, Sr. and Louise Simonin Heaberlin. Read more ...
On May 1, the Professional Association of Academic Advisors (PAAA) at the University of West Georgia held an end-of-year luncheon and presented the 2014-2015 Faculty Advisor of the Year and Staff Advisor of the Year awards. The awards were established by PAAA with the desire to encourage and reward excellence, creativity, and effectiveness in professional student advisement on UWG’s campus. Selection of the award winners relies on confidential nominations. Read more ...
While many students would love to get through college as quickly as possible with two degrees in hand and ready to land a fantastic job in business, few have that opportunity. However, this dream is becoming a reality for Kristin Fox, who decided to take advantage of a program at the University of West Georgia still in its infancy, but already reaping benefits for those enrolled – the Southwire Sustainable Business Honors Program (SSBH). Read more ...
University of West Georgia's Xiaojuan Christian, visual services specialist in University Communications and Marketing, has spent the past year chronicling Carrollton's homeless.
Unlike a traditional homeless shelter, HOPE Center is a communal home and transition program for homeless men located in Carrollton, Georgia. Since opening in January 2008, it has helped hundreds of men transition out of homelessness and back into independent living.
Watch Xiaojuan's compelling video, A Story of Hope, to learn more about the HOPE Center and UWG's strong ties to the community.
Dance Academy West will be performing a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth! The family friendly performance will light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale Willy Wonka.
The performance will be held at the University of West Georgia Townsend Center for the Performing Arts starting Friday, May 29, at 7:00 p.m., and showtimes on Saturday, May 30, at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.