In 2009, the BB&T Corp. made a pledge of $1 million to the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia. This gift established the Center for Ethics and Free Enterprise and the BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise Series.
Recently, Senior Vice President for Corporate Banking Tammy Hughes and Vice President and New Business Development Officer Rob Appleman were on campus to deliver this year’s installment of $100,000.
The Center for Ethics and Free Enterprise generates faculty and student research and new business courses. In addition, the lecture series has focused on core values and ethical foundations of free enterprise and issues facing business management and policy makers. Read more ...
History will be made at the University of West Georgia’s summer graduation ceremony on July 25. The Tanner Health System School of Nursing will see its first graduate earning a Doctor of Education in nursing education walk across the stage.
The Ed.D. in nursing education online program admitted its first cohort of students in the fall of 2012. Now, after 60 semester hours and 12 dissertation credit hours, Jaime Carter will be the first student to whom UWG will award an Ed.D. in nursing education. Read more ...
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Moreland truly represent the meaning of humility. After graduating as a finance major from the University of West Georgia in 1983, Leonard Moreland and his high school sweetheart Kay have made it a goal to give back to the university that started Leonard’s career. As a board member of several organizations, Leonard hopes to continue to raise the bar in education by providing more students with the opportunity to continue their education. 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.
Stop by the Bobick Art Gallery during the month of July to see an exhibition on paintings and drawings by three University of West Georgia art faculty. "Studio Practice" features the work of Associate Professor Eilis Crean, Lecturer Erin Dixon, and Associate Professor and Assistant Chair Clint Samples.
The Bobick Gallery is located on the first floor of the Humanities Building. Summer hours are Monday- Friday, 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. For more information on upcoming exhibits, please visit the UWG Department of Art website at www.westga.edu/~artdept.