News Items from UNC Greensboro

Washington Monthly’s 2012 national universities rankings pegged UNCG at No. 89 among all universities. The magazine looked at research, service and social mobility. In the category of social mobility – looking specifically at recruiting and graduating low-income students – UNCG was ranked No. 8 among all national universities. [See related story.] Provost David H. Perrin, […]

Dozens of departmental volunteers picked up their armful of SECC packets Thursday morning at the Alumni House. By the end of the day, most faculty and staff at UNCG had them in hand – or in their mailbox. Some have already been filled out and returned. The State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) is the official […]

The 2012 Washington Monthly rankings of national universities places UNCG No. 89, overall. In the category of social mobility – considering the recruitment and graduation of low-income students – UNCG ranks No. 8 nationally. The magazine’s overall rankings look at research, service and social mobility. In an introduction to their rankings article, the magazine notes […]

The Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony will be held Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at 9 a.m. in Room 114 of the School of Education Building. Please join Chancellor Brady in celebrating the achievements and outstanding service of UNCG faculty and staff. Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony. For more information, contact David Schaefer […]

Chancellor Linda P. Brady provides information about honorary degree candidate nominations: The Committee on Honorary Degrees invites you to identify people who would be good candidates for honorary degrees to be granted at the 2013 commencement or subsequent commencements. The purpose for awarding honorary degrees includes the following: To recognize individuals who demonstrate extraordinary achievement […]

The final evening of Greensboro’s 17DAYS Festival will be highlighted by an opera gala. Greensboro Opera Company, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor of the Greensboro Symphony, and UNCG Opera Theatre present “Got Opera?” Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at 8 p.m. in Aycock Auditorium. Featured singers are UNCG alumni Sidney Outlaw, Joel Sorensen and Stephanie Foley Davis. Current […]

Thomas Everett has been named the new assistant manager of Facility Services. He will assist in managing the housekeeping services program for all buildings on campus with the exception of the residence halls. He will report to the assistant director for Facility Services and will manage the following areas: dayshift supervisors, dayshift staff and maintenance […]

New music festival Wednesday, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Music Building Dance, Duane Cyrus and Cyrus Art Production Thursday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m., Dance Theater Women’s soccer vs. College of Charleston Friday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m. Men’s soccer vs. Appalachian State Saturday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m. Opera, ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ Sunday, Sept. […]