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Sam Gentry is a lifelong resident of Carroll County, Georgia. In August of 2007, while enrolled at the University of West Georgia, Sam worked at University Communications and Marketing for two semesters as a student assistant. He began writing for a local newspaper that same year. After graduating from UWG in 2010, Sam continued working for the same paper, where he made his way through the ranks, eventually becoming General Manager in 2017. Sam joined the UCM team again in January of 2020 where he serves as Manager of Media Relations. Besides being a liaison to media outlets, Sam’s writing efforts are focused on the Richards College of Business. In his free time, Sam enjoys writing songs, woodworking, and traveling with his wife, Becky, and four children: Samantha, Will, Audrey, and Gracie.

UWG alumna veterinarian is leader of the pack at mobile animal...

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This National Pet Wellness Month and National Women’s Small Business Month, both celebrated in October, the University of West Georgia sat down with alumna...

Mapping it out: UWG geography class creates points of interest digital...

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The University of West Georgia strives to provide a 21st-century learning environment for its students. As part of those efforts, students from the university’s...

UWG’s Murphy Center Distinguished Lecture Series returns this fall

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The Thomas B. Murphy Center for Public Service at the University of West Georgia promotes civic engagement by educating and inspiring students and the community about...

Speech therapy recipient returns as graduate student clinician

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When Emily Ferreira ’21 was still nonverbal at age 2, medical and speech professionals rallied around her family to help the toddler. The team...

UWG Names Local Residents to Summer 2022 President’s List

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The University of West Georgia has named 39 local residents to the Summer 2022 President's List. The President's List is a record of an elite...

UWG to host ‘Why Shakespeare?’ community lecture that marries English, business

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William Shakespeare: Poet. Playwright. Actor. Entrepreneur? If you think about it, the 16th century Bard of Avon was a shrewd businessman for his time. As...

UWG theatre alum stars in Oprah-produced ‘The Color Purple’

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“I can’t believe I’m here.” University of West Georgia theatre alumnus Terrence J. Smith ’14 thought this to himself many times during his first day...

UWG, Georgia Highlands College sign partnership agreement

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Leaders from the University of West Georgia and Georgia Highlands College (GHC) recently signed a partnership agreement that will provide a streamlined path for...

UWG Newnan build-out well underway

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With locations in Carrollton, Newnan and Douglasville, the University of West Georgia is a cornerstone of and major regional partner for the local communities...

Second chances: UWG participates in Pell for Prisoners initiative

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The University of West Georgia works to build connectivity and meaningful relationships in all areas of the communities it serves. Through a partnership with...