Access to fresh food: Professor researches food deserts in surrounding communities

Dr. Susana Velez-Castrillon, associate professor in the Richards College of Business at UWG, is conducting research on the topic of food deserts, which are areas where many residents experience a lack of access to fresh food. 

Southern Company Announces $50 million Initiative for Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Initiative aims to provide scholarships, internships, entrepreneurship training, and leadership and career development to HBCU students at qualifying institutions, while also igniting giving from additional corporate partners to increase HBCU funding

Bill Signing Means Military Spouses Now Eligible for Tuition Assistance

The FY20 National Defense Authorization Act expands the program to help pay tuition up to $4,000 for a license, certification or associate degree to pursue any occupation or career.

Perimeter is 5th in Nation for Scholarship Semifinalists

This means that Perimeter College is fifth in the nation for its number of the selected, high-achieving students.

KSU’s Michael J. Coles College of Business earns reaccreditation

The third-largest business school in Georgia has earned accreditation from the leading global accrediting body for business schools.

UGA’s annual economic impact grows, hits $6.5 Billion

The university’s economic impact report is now in its fifth year and comprises data from three variables: the university’s teaching, research and service missions.

Carnegie Foundation recognizes UWG for commitment to community engagement

The University of West Georgia has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its institutional commitment to community engagement through teaching, research and public service with the Community Engagement Classification.

Tech School Alum Gives Back in Classroom

One Technical College alumnus has turned his degree into a way to give back both as an instructor and a supporter of the WGTC Foundation.

UWG professor receives grant for groundbreaking research from USG

Researching new and uncharted topics is one way that University of West Georgia professors are working to further advance their respective fields. 

DEA Running Education Campaign to Reduce College Drug Use

According to the American College Health Association’s National College Health Assessment, 11 percent of college students misused a prescription drug in the last year.