News Items from UNC Greensboro

The UNCG campus has seen lots of notable visitors, from Martha Graham to George Washington Carver to Teddy Roosevelt. But a visit that’s little-known today was by arguably the most influential performer of the 20th century. Charlie Chaplin. Did he sneak in without fanfare on a quiet visit? No. He was the featured figure in […]

Six individuals have received UNCG’s top awards for service. Martha Hendrix Kaley received the Charles Duncan McIver Award. Alan and Sally Schindel Cone received the Holderness / Weaver Award. William Mangum received the Alumni Excellence Award, Mary-Owens Bell Fitzgerald received the Alumni Distinguished Service Award and LaToya Marsh received the Young Alumni Award. Full story […]

Mary Anderson (Dean of Students Office) and Terri Cartner (Business Affairs) received the 2012 Staff Excellence Awards, in a reception at Cone Ballroom May 11, 2012. They will be recognized after the chancellor’s address in August. Reade Taylor, vice chancellor for business affairs, spoke about how staff at UNCG do “whatever is necessary to keep […]

Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned authority on the global peace culture, will headline a June 2, 2012, event hosted by the UNCG Conflict and Peace Studies program. Chomsky, a political theorist and activist, will participate in a moderated discussion on concrete solutions to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. The June 2 event will be held in the Mead […]

Chancellor Linda P. Brady has provided a message regarding energy savings on the UNCG campus: On Sustainability Day, October 26, 2011, I established an energy conservation goal of 5 percent for fiscal year 2011-12. I would like to provide an update on our results to date. From July 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012, UNCG […]

Faculty members who have given more than 300 years of service are retiring from UNCG. They are: John J. Gamble Jr., professor, Department of Dance, 26.5 years. Dr. Loren L. Schweninger, Rosenthal Excellence Professor, Department of History, 40.5 years. Dr. Francine R. Johnston, associate professor, Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, 17 years. Dr. […]

Clothing, decorations, electronics, appliances, furniture and other odds and ends left in university housing by departing students will sold for just 50 cents apiece at the 2012 event. The sale will run from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Cone Ballroom, EUC. The EUC’s west-facing doors, near Kaplan Commons, will open at 8 a.m. Full story […]

UNCG Guarantee Scholars will present research projects connected to retracing the historic route of the Underground Railroad conducted by Harriet Tubman (visual). The event, “The Underground Railroad: A Journey Narrative & Service with Harriet Tubman,” will be Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum. Admission will be […]

Like Gilbert and Sullivan? You are in for a double-dip treat. The inaugural season of Greensboro Light Opera & Song (GLOS) presents two Gilbert and Sullivan works on stage: The Pirates of Penzance – June 14 at 7:30 p.m. and June 16 at 2 p.m. HMS Pinafore – June 15 and 16, 7:30 p.m. The […]

When you turn 75, that calls for a celebration. The Alumni House celebration will be Tuesday June 5, 2012, 2-4 p.m. in the Virginia Dare Room of the Alumni House. The event will be hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations. Stop by for refreshments and – at 3 p.m.- a retrospective. Visuals and some […]