Jason Norton has always been an entrepreneur. Just ask his elementary school teachers. When he was in the fifth grade, Norton borrowed an Oriental Trading catalog from his mom and ordered a few items in bulk. He resold the toy trinkets to his classmates at school – with enough markup to turn a profit, of course.

'A Network of Philanthropy': UWG Alumnus Makes Contribution to the Building of Richards Hall and Establishes Scholarship

Jason Norton has always been an entrepreneur. Just ask his elementary school teachers. When he was in the fifth grade, Norton borrowed an Oriental Trading catalog from his mom and ordered a few items in bulk. He resold the toy trinkets to his classmates at school - with enough markup to turn a profit, of course.

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Inspiration can come from unexpected places – and people. For Richard Woodruff, it came from two aunts – one who inspired him to pursue a career in business and one who inspired him to attend the University of West Georgia. Now, more than 30 years after graduation, the UWG alumnus has bestowed a significant contribution to the Richards College of Business Dean’s Visionary Endowment Fund.

'An Incredible Legacy': UWG Alumnus Bestows Endowment to Richards College of Business

Inspiration can come from unexpected places - and people. For Richard Woodruff, it came from two aunts - one who inspired him to pursue a career in business and one who inspired him to attend the University of West Georgia. Now, more than 30 years after graduation, the UWG alumnus has bestowed a significant contribution to the Richards College of Business Dean's Visionary Endowment Fund.

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and students from the University of West Georgia this semester received firsthand experience in bringing a product to a store shelf before Black Friday.

Thread and ReThread: UWG Business Students Pitch, Place Product in Local Store

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and students from the University of West Georgia this semester received firsthand experience in bringing a product to a store shelf before Black Friday.

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During University of West Georgia alumna Taylor Enfinger’s yearlong sojourn around the globe, home was wherever the Wi-Fi was. Enfinger recently arrived stateside after a year abroad in more than a dozen different countries as a participant in Remote Year, a company that helps people interested in working remotely with the logistics of maintaining their current positions while traveling for a year.

Transcending the Status Quo: UWG Alumna Returns from Remote Year Abroad

During University of West Georgia alumna Taylor Enfinger's yearlong sojourn around the globe, home was wherever the Wi-Fi was. Enfinger recently arrived stateside after a year abroad in more than a dozen different countries as a participant in Remote Year, a company that helps people interested in working remotely with the logistics of maintaining their current positions while traveling for a year.

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A local philanthropic organization has made a significant contribution to the construction of a new facility to house the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia. Callaway Foundation, Inc., based in LaGrange, Georgia, has pledged $250,000 to the new building – to be named Roy Richards Sr. Hall after the late founder of Southwire Company.

Callaway Foundation Donates to Richards Hall

A local philanthropic organization has made a significant contribution to the construction of a new facility to house the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia. Callaway Foundation, Inc., based in LaGrange, Georgia, has pledged $250,000 to the new building - to be named Roy Richards Sr. Hall after the late founder of Southwire Company.

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