Play it Again, Sam: Retiree Goes Back to School for Piano Degree at UWG
Many people spend decades dreaming of the things they will do upon retirement. Traveling. Volunteering. Picking up a new hobby. Going back to college and earning a degree doesn't usually enter their minds.
University of West Georgia Alumni Association Announces New Board Members
The University of West Georgia Alumni Association is pleased to announce our new additions to the UWG Alumni Board of Directors who will become a part of the Class of 2023. This distinguished collection of UWG alumni have generously agreed to serve a three-year term, which began on July 1, 2020. Those members include Chantrice Copeland ('09), Dr. Karen "KC" Curtis ('74, '78, '84), Tanya Debick ('99, '01), Tyler Duffey ('09, '13), Keith Haber ('18) and Dr. Frederick "Rick" Martin ('73).
Constructing a Pathway: Contractor Endows Scholarship to Help Students Stay on Course
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented extraordinary challenges to people all over the world. Students at the University of West Georgia are no exception. When Brian Newsome, executive vice president and co-owner of general contracting company Albion, realized that need, he stepped forward to make a difference.
Don't Sit on the Sidelines: Alum Reflects on His Career in Washington, D.C.
Make every minute count. That's the advice University of West Georgia alumnus Rob Hood has for current and prospective UWG students. He should know: from flying in Air Force One with the president of the United States to interacting with renowned animal researcher Jane Goodall, Hood has made a lot of minutes count.
Great Opera-tunities: UWG Alumna Wins in Met Auditions
After Gabrielle Beteag's final voice exam at the University of West Georgia, she was approached by a nationally acclaimed operatic soprano -- who happened to be then-UWG First Lady, Dr. Jane Redding Marrero -- inquiring about her next steps.