News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNCG’s December 2012 commencement ceremony takes place Thursday, Dec. 13, bringing the total number of UNCG degrees awarded in August and December to about 1,760. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. Dr. Heather Helms, associate professor of Human Development and Family Studies and the 2011–12 Senior Faculty Teaching Excellence Professor, will […]

It went into overtime. But the campus hit its $235,000 goal for the 2012 State Employees Combined Campaign. As of Dec. 3, the total is $238,131. The campaign supports more than 1,000 charitable organizations in our community and state. “We did it!” said Dr. Kathleen Williams, SECC chair for the campus. “I want to thank […]

Military Times Edge magazine has named UNCG a “Best for Vets” school. UNCG is the only public university in North Carolina included in the annual ranking. “As a state-supported public institution it is our role, and our duty, to serve the community and the state,” said Chancellor Linda P. Brady. “I can’t think of a […]

Three tenure-track faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences have been awarded the first Candace Bernard and Robert Glickman Dean’s Professorships, based on their scholarly accomplishments and promise and their commitment to excellent teaching: Dr. Janet Boseovski, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, joined the UNCG faculty in 2007. A developmental psychologist who […]

Graduate students from the Public History program are helping to ensure the history of Terra Cotta, a community in western Greensboro, isn’t overlooked. For close to a century — from the 1880s through the 1960s– Terra Cotta was an African American company town where workers made the clay pipes that supported sewer systems across the […]

Campus Weekly will not publish again until Jan. 9, 2013. But the relatively new CW Twitter feed is one great way to help stay informed between issues. The CW Twitter feed, operated by the CW editor, is one of many Twitter feeds around campus. See a list at uc.uncg.edu/connect/social-media-directory. Even if you don’t have a […]

This year’s luminaire display was as beautiful as ever. Wonder how the tradition started? Erin Lawrimore tells all, in this week’s ‘Spartan Stories’ blog. “At 7 a.m. on a December morning in 1969, a number of UNCG students gathered in front of the Elliott University Center with 2,000 candles, white paper bags, soufflé cups, and […]

Staff Senate meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m., Cone Ballroom A, EUC (location corrected) Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5, 3 p.m., Alumni House Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, Dec. 6, 8:30 a.m., Alumni House Sustainability film, “Living Downstream” Thursday, Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m., Weatherspoon Women’s Basketball vs. Richmond Saturday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m., Fleming […]