UWG Welcomes New Vice President for University Advancement
The University of West Georgia announced the appointment of Dr. Meredith N. Brunen as vice president of University Advancement and chief executive officer of the UWG Foundations, effective April 13.
UWG Partnering with Sharpen Colleges to Provide Free Mental Health Resources to Students
Depression and anxiety affect college students at a higher rate than the general population, and new quarantine guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19 make their lives even tougher. Sharpen, a mental health content and technology company, has released its Sharpen Colleges mobile and desktop app for free to all college students, and UWG is one of the first trailblazing partners to encourage students to download and utilize the app.
UWG Student Named Truman Scholar Finalist for Dedication to Public Service
As the 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman often spoke on the importance of promoting young leaders and envisioned a program that would encourage political responsibility. That vision led to the establishment of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation in 1975. Today, Rickia Stafford, a forward-looking political science major at the University of West Georgia, is a finalist for a Truman Scholarship.