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Sam Gentry

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.

Tritt Foundation Awards Scholarship for High-Performing Students Who Work

Anthony “Tony” Tritt has always had a strong work ethic and an admiration for others with the...

UWG Makes Increasingly Strong Impact on Region’s Economy

The University of West Georgia contributed more than $632.3 million to the region’s economy during the state’s...

Preston named UWG’s next provost, senior vice president for Academic Affairs

Dr. Jon Preston has been named the University of West Georgia's next provost and senior vice president...

UWG’s Richards College of Business hosts annual Economic Forecast Breakfast

The University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business held its 24th annual Economic Forecast Breakfast Tuesday,...

UWG Recognized for Efforts in Social Mobility

The University of West Georgia prides itself on putting students first. When economically disadvantaged prospective students are...

UWG financial center director receives numerous honors 

Photo by Amy Lavender Kim Holder, director of the Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy (CEEFL)...

Making waves

University of West Georgia alumna Brittney Castona is not only going places; she’s already been to some...

UWG Announces Virtual Commencement Celebration for Summer 2020 Graduates

The University of West Georgia will confer 715 degrees to its summer 2020 graduating class during a...

UWG announces modified fall 2020 academic calendar

The University of West Georgia has modified the Fall 2020 academic calendar in preparation for the upcoming...

UWG to Reopen for Face-to-face Instruction this Fall

The University of West Georgia is preparing for the full return of students, faculty, and staff to...