News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Sandy Shultz and Dr. Jennifer Etnier will be inducted this fall into the National Academy of Kinesiology, an organization committed to the promotion and study of the art and science of human movement. Academy fellows are selected based on their significant contributions to the study of human movement and physical activity. Shultz is a […]

Three faculty members in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development, Dr. Laura M. Gonzalez, Dr. Erik M. Hines and Dr. L. DiAnne Borders, received internal funding this spring to pilot a six-week parent curriculum they created in both English and Spanish. The three developed the parent curriculum (along with Dr. Villalba, now at Wake […]

Dr. Amanda Tanner (Public Health Education) received new funding from Wake Forest University Health Services for the project “Using CBPR to Reduce HIV Risk Among Immigrant Latino MSM.” The Southeast has the fastest-growing Latino population in the United States and at the same time carries a disproportionate HIV burden, the abstract notes. This community-university partnership […]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLgyYCejwQg[/youtube] The first UNCG Faculty vs. Staff Kickball is in the record books. And Michael Frierson (Media Studies) had his video-camera to capture the sights and sounds of the game. The sounds? Cheering and the thump of foot meeting the ball – and the occasional “Kick that ball!” or “We need someone in right!” The […]

Dr. Lynne G. Pearcey will retire on June 30 after serving 23 years as dean of UNCG’s School of Nursing (SON). Provost David H. Perrin said, “Lynne has provided exemplary leadership to our School of Nursing for over two decades. The school now offers highly selective educational programs at the undergraduate, master’s and PhD levels, […]

The dedication of the William E. Moran Commons and Plaza will be May 1, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Fountain area, next to the Dining Hall’s main entrance. All are invited to attend. Moran served as chancellor from 1979 to 1994, during which time he oversaw $125 million in capital improvements. Those projects included […]

UNCG’s School of Education ranked among the nation’s best education schools in the most recent US News and World Report survey. Employer satisfaction played a key role in that strong showing, says the school’s dean, Dr. Karen Wixson. When surveyed in 2012, employers of UNCG teacher education graduates reported that these teachers are knowledgeable about […]

Leave it to the Class of 1963 to make a name for itself – again. The last class to graduate from Woman’s College announced a record-breaking class gift of nearly $2 million to UNCG at its 50th reunion celebration last weekend. The gift, a combination of cash and pledges totalling $1,974,000, will support the university’s […]

The Office of New Student & Spartan Family Programs is looking for 2013 SOAR volunteers to help welcome new students and their families during the month of June. SOAR volunteers are a team of UNCG faculty and staff who assist in greeting, guiding, and directing new Spartans and their families during SOAR. There will be […]