News Items from UNC Greensboro

Imagine losing 10, 15, 20 years of your life, convicted of murder and sentenced to death for a crime you did not commit. Dr. Saundra D. Westervelt (UNCG Sociology), a UNCG faculty member since 1997, and Dr. Kimberly J. Cook (UNCW Sociology and Criminology) traveled the country to meet 18 death row exonerees who experienced […]

Open House, ‘Faculty Center Takeover,’ for all who teach on campus Thursday, Nov. 1, 4 p.m., Faculty Center All-Star Music faculty concert in honor of Chinese delegation Thursday, Nov. 1, 5:15 p.m., Music Building Recital Hall Sustainability film, ‘The Island President’ Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m., Weatherspoon Auditorium Dance concert in honor of Chinese delegation […]

Hello: Samantha Bardarik (Information Systems and Supply Chain Management); Mark Brown (Parking Services); Terri Lawson (Education); Betsi Robinson (University Relations); Vickie DeBari (Facilities Operations); Chelsea Bunch (Registrar’s Office); Janeen Chastain (Conflict and Peace Studies); John Comer (Alumni House); Mary Davis (Housing and Residence Life); Blaire Westmoreland (Education); Ashley Tuck (Registrar’s Office); Tim Young (University Advancement); […]

The UNCG women’s soccer team secured its ninth Southern Conference regular season championship. The Spartans were the No. 1 seed in the SoCon Tournament; they lost in the first round. They finished the conference regular season with a 9-1-1 SoCon record. They won the last six regular season games, all on shutouts.

UNCG junior Paul Chelimo claimed the 2012 Southern Conference men’s cross country championship individual title last weekend. Chelimo was named the Southern Conference Runner of the Year for the second straight season. He won the SoCon Championships by 15 seconds over his closest competitor – UNCG’s Paul Katam, who placed second in the race. Details […]

Join the North Carolina Theatre for Young People on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 for the opening performance of Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!, and NCTYP’s 50th Birthday Celebration. The birthday celebration will honor the dedication and past work of NCTYP’s founders: the Junior League of Greensboro and UNCG Theatre, as well as UNCG’s […]

A UNCG Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) web site (uncgqep.uncg.edu) was created in September to inform the campus and solicit topic ideas. The closing date for idea proposals is Nov. 1, 2012. Information on submitting topic ideas may be found here: uncgqep.uncg.edu/topic/default.php. Upcoming dates on the timeline include: Faculty Senate Forum on proposed QEP topic ideas […]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYMtzt60mlM[/youtube] More than 75 great teachers have received gold stars over the past month. It’s been a fun way for the Faculty Teaching and Learning Commons (FTLC) to call attention to some of our university’s great teachers – and to help spread the word about the “Faculty Center Takeover” on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 4-6 […]

Bruce Pomeroy (Office of Disability Services) has accepted the office of chairperson of the Greensboro Mayor’s Committee For Persons With Disabilities, and will begin his term in December. Bruce is an active member of the committee, which is comprised of area agencies, businesses, governmental and educational representatives, and dedicated individuals all working together to increase […]

Dr. Raleigh Bailey (UNCG Center for New North Carolinians) received continuation of funding from the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service for the project “AmeriCorps ACCESS 2012-2013.” Its purpose is to help immigrants gain access to human services, build bridges with mainstream society, and assist immigrants with acculturation leading to self-sufficiency.