News Items from UNC Greensboro

Having a good mentor (or several) is part of a supportive environment. Many students have mentors, whether informally or formally. Likewise, many faculty and staff have mentors – one formal mentorship program for employees is part of the new Leadership Institute Program. The “How to Be Successful at Getting the Mentoring You Need” event on […]

The holiday season is upon us. And there are plenty of seasonal events at our university: WAMshop Holiday Open House The Weatherspoon Art Museum’s event will be Thursday, Nov. 29, 4-7 p.m. In addition to having cider and cookies for guests, the WAMshop will have new items just for the holidays and they’ll have a […]

Where does the SACS Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) process stand? After considering many idea proposals submitted by Nov. 1, the Steering Committee earlier this month identified a preliminary “short list” of five. Presented at the Nov. 14 faculty forum was “the short list as it stands,” said John Sopper, co-director of the UNCG QEP process. […]

The UNC Strategic Direction Initiative will set the UNC system’s strategic direction for 2013-18. Dr. Vidyaranya Gargeya serves on the initiative’s Faculty Advisory Council. It advises the two committees in this process: the Strategic Directions Committee and the UNC Advisory Committee on Strategic Directions. Chancellor Brady serves on the latter committee. Brady has given updates […]

At last report, the campus’ SECC total stood at 98.2 percent of the campus goal of $235,000. Envelopes were still coming in, when the report was issued just before Thanksgiving. If you wish to be a part of the campaign, please let your solicitor, Peggy Craig or Kathleen Williams know today. More than 1,000 charitable […]

Could you use an item (or more) to help you or family members stay nice and warm? Just stop by the EUC Auditorium foyer today (Wednesday, Nov. 28) between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. UNCG’s Staff Senate wants to make sure all Spartans – and their family members – stay warm this winter. People around […]

Thrift stores and auction houses? Giant pandas and Facebook? “Think Tank Thursdays,” a new program hosted by Weatherspoon Art Museum, will help visitors explore what those seemingly unrelated things have in common. The programming will pair scholars with community experts to discuss and help foster creative thinking. This week, Natural Science Center of Greensboro Animal […]

In today’s tough economy, preparing students for a future in which more and more jobs will require college degrees takes more than a campus: It takes a village. And UNCG is taking steps to build that village. The university’s new TEAM up with US program, housed in the Office of Undergraduate Studies, is designed to […]

Deadline for Leadership Institute applications Thursday, Nov. 29 Men’s basketball vs. The Citadel Saturday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Holiday Choral Concert Sunday, Dec. 2, 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Chancellor’s Holiday Reception for faculty/staff Tuesday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m., Alumni House Staff Senate meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m., Alumni House Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday, […]