News Items from UNC Greensboro

The UNCG Staff Stars represent the best of what UNCG is all about. Chancellor Brady emphasized this as she presented Staff Stars Awards to 21 members of staff. She read what the nominating co-workers or supervisors had to say about them and their service to the university. As she read, themes emerged of positive spirit, […]

The faculty won big. The Animal Shelter won bigger. “We’ve got a beautiful day for a ball game don’t we,” Ray Carney (Chemistry & Biochemistry) announced from the mound just before the inaugural UNCG Faculty vs. Staff Kickball game. It was part of a drive for the Guilford County Animal Shelter. “The truck is almost […]

Many departments and programs at UNCG have adopted UNCG’s Integrated Marketing & Strategic Communication (IMSC) guidelines. They have used the UNCG Brand Guide, taken part in communications lunch & learn gatherings or called on members of University Relations for advice. And they have created impactful communication pieces – from viewbooks to posters, from brochures to […]

UNCG is known for community engagement and a global outlook. Those characteristics are highlighted now that UNCG is a member campus of the international Talloires Network. UNCG ‘s membership to the Talloires Network places UNCG within an international community of universities that are committed to strengthening the civic roles and social responsibilities of higher education. […]

UNCG faculty are invited to a workshop intended to incorporate sustainability into new and existing courses. On August 12 and 13, 2013, the FTLC, Academic Sustainability Coordinator Dr. Aaron Allen, and faculty and staff experts on sustainability will hold a faculty development workshop to further sustainability education at UNCG. Full-time faculty from any department are […]

A few shovels and some helping hands did the trick. On April 22, Grounds and International Programs staff and students gathered to plant a Japanese Maple beside the west side of the Dining Hall, at the newly named Moran Commons and Plaza. Chris Fay, director of Grounds, noted that Moran was chancellor when he arrived […]

Spring commencement will take place Friday, May 10, at the Greensboro Coliseum. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Currently, 2,726 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees have applied for May graduation. Complete details may be accessed at Commencement Central.

Have an iPad or iPhone? Or a smartphone perhaps? UNCGmobile helps you stay connected to UNCG. This new, free app keeps you updated with UNCG news and events. Plus you have ready access to the library catalog, course content, campus maps, Spartan Alert, UNCG YouTube channels, Spartan sports, the university public calendar and more. Todd […]

The UNCG Sustainability Council Sustainability Principles, part of their operating papers, were endorsed last week at the year-end General Faculty meeting. Earlier in the year, Staff Senate and the Student Government Association endorsed them as well. Scott Milman and Dr. Aaron Allen are current co-chairs of the UNCG Sustainability Council. They have led the revision […]

A total of 92 UNCG employees completed a new online Personal Wellness Profile (PWP) during a special promotional period this spring. As you may recall, CW helped promote the initiative – one person would win an iPad. That winner was Cheryl Cross (University Libraries). She tells CW, “The PWP was pretty easy to take.” And […]