News Items from UNC Greensboro

John Foreman (SSC) presented “Using Program Outcomes as Building Blocks for Gaining Responsibility, Developing Critical Thinking Linkages, and Increasing Funding for Your Academic Support Unit” at the National College Learning Center Association national conference in Reno, Nev., on Oct. 6, 2012. He is director for the Student Success Center. Dr. Geoff Bailey (SSC) presented “Innovative […]

Dr. Roy Schwartzman (Communication Studies) served as an analyst in an Oct. 23 WFMY News 2 5 p.m. interview focusing on presidential debate and poll analysis (http://www.digtriad.com/news/local/article/251130/57/Do-President-Obama-And-Governor-Romney-Agree) and also in an Oct. 23 WFMY News 2 segment on the 6 p.m. broadcast focusing on presidential election swing counties in our state (http://www.digtriad.com/common/elections/default.aspx).

“Between Friends and Family,” a film by Rick Dillwood (Media Studies / Digital Media Commons) premieres Nov. 10. at the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington, NC. This is the faculty member’s first feature length documentary. Details on the film are at betweenfriendsandfamilymovie.com/ He completed the nine minute documentary short “How to Make a Heartbeat” in […]

Already have plans for Halloween? There’s plenty here on campus to get you in the spirit in the days beforehand. UNCG’s Campus Activities & Programs calls the run-up to 2012 Homecoming week and to Halloween the “BOO And Gold HalloWeekend.” Some of the university’s highlights: Friday, Oct. 26 Movie – “Spiderman,” School of Education Building, […]

The NC Dance Festival tours the state every year – expanding the accessibility of dance throughout the state while raising the profile of North Carolina’s own artists. The 22nd season of the NC Dance Festival will come to UNCG’s Aycock Auditorium Nov. 2 and 3, at 8 p.m. The weekend of performances will run two […]

Money talks, as the pop song says. And when blue jeans designed by UNCG CARS student Song Anh Nguyen – winner of the national VF/Wrangler “Next Blue” competition last spring – were offered for sale online, a number of the Bryan School staff and faculty placed their order in a show of support. ‘Turns out […]

Diversity and inclusive excellence are important to UNCG. UNCG’s university-wide use of Google Translate, which launched in early September, makes UNCG’s web pages easily translatable into many languages. Its implementation grew out of the work of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Chancellor Linda P. Brady, agreeing with the committee’s assessment, requested […]

As of Monday, Oct. 21, UNCG’s SECC total was $79,762. This is 34 percent of UNCG’s goal of $235,000. Three weeks remain in the 2012 campaign. It is the official giving campaign for state employees, helping support about 1,000 charitable organizations. As the campaign kicked off, campus chair Kathleen Williams noted past figures showing UNCG’s […]

The university community is invited to assist with two upcoming Veterans Day activities: Thank You Cards for Veterans This is the third year UNCG is sending cards to hospitalized veterans representing U.S. wars and conflicts since WWII. Volunteers are needed to help staff the tables on Monday, October 29 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. […]