With the 2016 NFL Draft now wrapped up, teams across the nation have begun picking undrafted free agents. University of West Georgia offensive lineman Dominique Robertson has signed a contract as an undrafted free agent with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Robertson had plenty of pre-draft buzz after his impressive numbers at the NFL Scouting Combine and another impressive showing at the UWG Pro Day.
As a senior for the Wolves this past season, "Big Dom" was the leader of a dominant offensive line that paved the way for 3,083 yards on the ground and 34 rushing touchdowns. Read more ...
A group of University of West Georgia students from Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna’s marketing class recently earned the top prize in the country for undergraduate research at the National Technology and Social Science Conference from the National Social Science Association. The honored team included students Deia Dennis, Matthew Hukin, and MaryLeith Turner. Deia Dennis travelled to Las Vegas in March to represent the group and present their research. Their project was entitled “Bring Chipotle to Carrollton,” which earned their group the top prize.
Also participating in the conference were UWG students Ian Voegtlin, Samantha Fraime, Nicholas DiBattista, and Garrett Adams, who won the runner-up award for their own project, "Analysis of the University of West Georgia’s Population regarding the Clothing Company." Read more ...
West Georgia Technical College students who complete the associate degree in nursing (ADN) can now transfer to the University of West Georgia’s bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) without losing any course credits thanks to a Transfer Articulation Agreement signed by both institutions.
“Our goal is to continue to work with WGTC to provide pathways for achievement and opportunity for our students,” said Dr. Kyle Marrero, president of the University of West Georgia. “This is yet another of many agreements that we look forward to in the future.” Read more ...
A graduate takes a look back.
Although this is just one student's story, it represents the many graduates who have worked hard, shared their talents, and graced our lives over the past several years.
UWG wishes each and every one of you a bright and prosperous future.
Carrollton Main Street invites you to come to the square in downtown Carrollton on Saturday, May 7 from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for the annual Mayfest Arts and Crafts Festival. Nestled among the historic buildings on Adamson Square, this event has grown to become one of the largest arts and craft festivals in the West Georgia area.
Featuring a wide variety of handmade arts and craft vendors exhibiting paintings to pottery and baskets to bows, there is something here for everyone. The delicious food vendors will tickle your taste buds with southern specialties and festival treats. Young kids or those who are just young at heart will love the Children’s Village that features activities like rock climbing, bouncy inflatables, slides, games and prizes that are both family and budget friendly. The AMP at Adamson Square will host MayFest Teen Idol at noon and the Westfest concert after MayFest.