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Astronomy Professor Bob Powell Reflects on 50 Years with UWG

Dr. Bob Powell, professor of physics and director of the University of West Georgia Observatory, retired after 50 years of service. In that time, he has worked as chair of the Department of Physics, directed countless student projects, worked extensively with in-service teachers and served as faculty advisor for the Phi Kappa Chapter of the Chi Omega Sorority. Read More...

 
UWG News

Playing His Options

In the years beyond college, Willie Candler plans to carry on the family tradition. The question is - which one?

The University of West Georgia quarterback guided the Wolves this year as they reached the second round in the NCAA Division II playoffs for the third time in four years. But that's just the beginning of Candler's story. Read More...


UWG December 2017 Commencement Coverage

In Their Own Words: Graduate Perspectives

Three UWG Professors Win Annual Award for WebMBA Faculty

Geosciences Celebrates 50th Anniversary

UWG Named Bike Friendly University

Alum Named Georgia Superintendent of the Year

UWG Spotlights


Making Capitol Gains

Xavier Jennings found his passion at the University of West Georgia. After getting his undergraduate degree in political science, the Lithonia native is now in UWG’s Master of Public Administration program, blazing his trail to the capitol. Read More...



Making History: UWG's First Organizational Leadership Graduate to Receive Degree

Alum Named Georgia Veterans of Foreign Wars Teacher of the Year

Alum's Service Experience Leads to Nursing

Freshman Biology Research Awarded Funding

UWG Athletics


Year in Review: Wolves Football 2017

When the dust settled, the Wolves spent four months wading through one of the toughest schedules in the nation to a 9-4 record.  Read More...


Devontae Jackson Named Harlon Hill Finalist

Devontae Jackson was named a finalist for the Harlon Hill Trophy, marking the first time a UWG player was named to the final round for the Division II Football Player of the Year. Read More...

Five Wolves Named All-Region

Five UWG standouts named to the 2017 D2CCA All-Super Region 2 Football Team. Read More...

Harrison Named First-Team AFCA All-American

Postseason honors mount for UWG Wolves football standout, Desmond Harrison. Read More...
UWG Shouts

Francessca Ellis, West Georgia senior soccer player, was honored as Third Team All-South Region Team by the United Soccer Coaches Association.

Rob Dial, master of public administration candidate (2018) and executive director West Georgia Prevention & Advocacy Resource Center, graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development's Carroll County Region 4 Multi-Day Training Program.

Georgia residents, step up to the plate - a special UWG license plate. A portion of the special tag fee for the plate, paid annually, goes to support the UWG Alumni Legacy Scholarship. Established in 2012, the fund provides scholarships for children of University of West Georgia alumni. Learn more here about pricing and distribution or contact your local tag office.

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2018 GMEA & Athens Area Alumni Mixer
Mar
10
Greek Founders 50th Reunion
Jul
31
UWG Alumni & Friends Travel Program: Iceland - Land of Fire and Ice
Nov
11
UWG Alumni & Friends Travel Program: A Taste of Tuscany
Throwback to 1968

Dr. Bobby Powell from his first year as a faculty member at West Georgia.

Source: Chieftain 1968

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Class Notes

Pamela Arceneaux (Davis) '76 (BA History) recently published a lavishly illustrated and extensively researched annotated bibliography of New Orleans prostitution guides, entitled "Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans."

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Program Spotlight:
UWG Career Services


We're pleased to offer continued Career Services to UWG alumni! Alumni are eligible to set up appointments, in person or online, for career counseling, resume and cover letter review, interview skills and mock interviews, job search assistance, career fairs and events, access to the WolfWorks job posting portal, and more.

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