UWG's Black Student Alliance Celebrates 50-Year Legacy
In 1969, a year after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., African American students at universities across the country held protests asking for changes to the curriculum and the hiring of African American faculty. That same year, at UWG, a group of students joined together to found the Black Student Alliance, which celebrated its 50th anniversary with an event on campus Tuesday night.
UWG Special Collections awarded grant for partnership with Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
Special Collections in Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia recently received $2000 from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) to fund its partnership with the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society (NCHS).
Setter Up: UWG Volleyball's Fleming Sets Course for Last Season
Madi Fleming spent her childhood summers in a gymnasium, watching her mother - a volleyball coach at a high school in Columbus, Georgia - host open tryouts and practices. Now, 16 years after she first started volleying a ball over the net, she's in the middle of her last season as a student-athlete at the University of West Georgia.
Preparing Students for a Global Community: UWG Receives 2019 HEED Award for Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are not merely buzzwords at the University of West Georgia. Rather, they are foundational values that guide the efforts of faculty, staff and students across the university.
NPHC Garden Blossoms in Ceremony
The diversity and inclusion that is at the heart of the University of West Georgia was in full bloom recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new National Pan-Hellenic Council Garden. Located at the UWG Oaks Amphitheater, the NPHC Garden includes a stunning monument consisting of nine pillars representing the NPHC, also known as the Divine Nine.