You may have seen the bright red truck in front of Foust Building, filled with homegrown vegetables. You may have heard of the “tomato man.” But do you know who he is? He is Carl Morgan, who is retired from UNCG after working 37 years in ITS. He was known for his tomatoes during the ’70s, the ’80s, the ’90s, the ’00s and he continues to drive to campus twice a week from Rowan County, leaving by 4:30 a.m. It offers him a chance to say “hi” to old friends and offer homegrown produce on the honor system.
The university has raised tuition an additional $485, effective for the fall semester, a move that will generate an extra $8 million in revenue – $6.4 million to offset a state funding cut and $1.6 million to provide need-based financial aid.
Items this week include Spring 2010 Academic All-SoCon; Two alumni’s New York Times’ poems for summer; UNCG co-hosted USA Volleyball camp; UNCG Magazine issue available exclusively online; Alternatives to purchasing a parking permit
The UNCG Summer Band Camp campers will show some of what they learned at Gala concerts this Friday. Now in its 28th year, the camp is known for being the largest and most popular music camp on a college or university campus in America. As many as 1,750 students have attended over the past two […]
Film, “Beautiful Darling” Weatherspoon, Thursday, July 22, 6:30 p.m. Second Summer Session final exams Thursday, July 29. Women’s soccer vs. High Point (exh) Wednesday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m. Women’s soccer vs. Duke (exh) Saturday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m. more at calendar.uncg.edu
Dr. Sarah Daynes, assistant professor of sociology, likes just about all kinds of music. That’ll come in handy when she teaches a new sociology course in the spring, Sociology of Popular Music. Jazz and the blues are her favorites, Count Basie being one artist she cites. “No heavy metal!” she adds. She grew up in […]