​UWG President Dr. Kyle Marrero began a new tradition when he joined the University, to celebrate the generosity of and continue to emphasize the need for community support for need-based and gap scholarships for UWG students.  ETL Founder & CEO Bill Esslinger was honored to be selected as the keynote speaker for the evening. 


from the UWG Perspective story by Taylor Bryant:

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The speaker of the evening was UWG alumnus and trustee Bill Esslinger, Jr. ’93 who shared his generational ties to UWG, encouraging attendees to support student scholarships.

“Scholarships bring students to UWG who might have gone to another institution; they bring students here who might not have had the opportunity to attend any institution,” said Esslinger.

During his speech, Esslinger announced the establishment and endowment of the Jackie Esslinger Honorary Scholarship in the Tanner Health System School of Nursing in honor of his mother who worked full-time to put herself through nursing school while raising four children.
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Esslinger Provides Keynote for UWG Presidential Scholarship Gala

2nd Annual Gala Raises Over $75,000

October 5, 2015   *   Carrollton, GA