News Items from UNC Greensboro

Jonathon Anderson (IARC) was named the editor-in-chief of the IDECexchange: news from the Interior Design Educators Council. Dr. Patrick Lee Lucas (IARC) was named IDEC archive historian.

Tina Sarawgi received the 2011 Edison Price Fellowship Grant by the Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education. She has developed e-light, a series of interactive teaching modules that illustrate the use of software programs to conduct lighting design. She is pursuing an internship at Light Defines Form, a lighting design firm in Greensboro, where she is […]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXT6dEGu1_c&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] If you consider the written word to be a ‘Helvetic tidal wave of terror’ – or if you simply like those campy horror B movies of the ’60s – this clip is for you. It’s part of an Office of Online Learning “UnTextMe” viral video campaign promoting online learning and programs.

Greek Treats Join UNCG’s fraternities, sororities, and athletes for their annual Greek Treats celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. Greek Treats provides a safe and fun Halloween environment for community children and their families. Each group will provide games and candy for children of all ages to […]

It’s a new series called “Around the House,” to help alumni and community members easily engage with UNCG in a relaxing, rejuvenating atmosphere. Organized by the UNCG Alumni Association, each event will be in the Alumni House and will start at 6 p.m. The $10 cost per evening includes wine and cheese refreshments and parking […]

Enhancing student success and efforts to improve retention rates are a key focus on campus. The Student Study Program (SSP) is a new program offered by the Student Success Center that provides opportunities for students to form collaborative study groups. These study groups, in turn, will foster enhanced study habits and overall academic performance in […]

A week-long No Impact Project will be held Oct. 24-28, 2011, to coincide with Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 26. The special week is sponsored by the Office of Sustainability.   No Impact Kick Off Event View selected clips of the No Impact Movie and network on how to lessen your impact on the environment. […]

“Drum roll please,” the PA announcer said at Sunday’s Go Blue Preview. The Spartan mascot would be hearing his name at the Coliseum for the time. “Let’s welcome to the court …. Spiro.” Spiro is the Greek word for “spirit.” Four names made the final cut. The winning name for the UNCG mascot was submitted […]

Have something to say about parking? Perhaps you want to learn the latest on parking, bicycle and pedestrian safety, transit and the UNCG/Glenwood Mixed-Use Village? Consultants working on the Campus Transportation Master Plan Update will be on campus Thursday, Oct. 27, between 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in EUC Alexander Room to share recommendations and […]

The John Gamble Dance Theater and Jan Van Dyke Dance Group will showcase the creative works of their namesake choreographers in a series of 8 p.m. concerts Oct. 20-22 at the UNCG Dance Theatre. The concert will also feature works by guest choreographers Sherone Price, a dance faculty member at Appalachian State University, and Carol […]