News Items from UNC Greensboro

Lee Odom and Betty Betts are the new co-chairs of Staff Senate. Betts is an employee in Human Resources, where she is office manager/SPA temporary staffing specialist. Odom has worked at UNCG for about 25 years – at the Graduate School, Financial Aid, Admissions and currently at Undergraduate Studies. They succeed 2012-13 co-chairs Ray Carney […]

Chancellor Brady invites all faculty and staff to the State of the Campus Address Aug. 14, at 10:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon. She mailed the following message to all faculty and staff: Dear Faculty and Staff, I hope you are enjoying your summer after a very productive year. Next month our campus will bustle […]

Getting ready for your freshman year can be a trip. Especially if it involves going down rapids or over mountain passes. The summer’s first six-day adventure, earlier this month, involved 12 incoming freshmen. One in late July is fully booked with 18 freshmen. One graduate assistant and two undergraduate leaders join Mike Ackerman on each […]

You may have noticed some landscaping changes in recent weeks as you enter the main entrance of Jackson Library. Get ready for more in coming weeks. The wet soil from excessive July rains delayed work for much of this month, but by Friday it had dried enough to continue the project – at least for […]

Faculty members at UNCG have received awards for teaching excellence for the 2012-13 year. Each of the winners received a cash award during events at the end of the spring semester. The awards are provided by UNC General Administration, which allocates funds for all 17 campuses in the UNC system to reward faculty members within […]

Kids flow across a polished wood floor in a light-bathed studio. “They enter as artists, and dance is their clay, their paintbrush,” says Mila Parrish, the UNCG dance professor responsible for the free dance classes that will culminate in a recital, sans elaborate costumes, for the dancers, ages 7-11. “This is all about developing a […]

UNCG employees can earn great prizes just by participating in healthy activities and enrolling in Spartan Points. Earn points between Aug. 1 – July 31 each year. Activities must be completed between Aug. 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014. There are four prize levels. Points can be redeemed for prizes at each level. Registration and […]

UNCG’s Office of Housing and Residence Life will provide faculty and staff a tour of Spartan Village – the university’s newest apartment-style living residence halls on Lee Street. The tours will be the last week of August and first week of September. Each tour of 10 – 15 employees will last about an hour. Access […]

UNCG artists, entrepreneurs and hobbyists, you can sell the great things you make for money. The Spartan Trader is UNCG’s only retail store selling student, faculty and staff handmade products on consignment. Its also a great place to buy cool products and support the UNCG community. Spartan Trader also rents bikes by the hour, day, […]

Stefanie Milroy developed her passion for public health education at a very early age. “My grandmother worked and retired from the Guilford County Health Department. I used to go help her in the summers and developed a love for prevention and health promotion!” Now, she is director of HealthyUNCG, which provides UNCG employees information, programs […]