News Items from UNC Greensboro

An in-depth pilot of all three candidates for the UNCS LMS system will take place next semester. Earlier this year, UNCG launched a project to evaluate alternatives for the Learning Management System (LMS) to be used at UNCG. The purpose of the study is to determine which product best meets faculty and student needs and […]

It was like the game Telephone Pictionary. And only now can UNCG participants see how the “game” turned out. And you can too. The exhibition “The Messenger Project” is on view in UNCG’s EUC Gallery through December 20. UNCG creative writing students and studio artists, one after the other, created the works. The idea was […]

On Nov. 16, the ninth Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS) was held on the campus of UNC Charlotte. This year’s SNCURCS combined with the NC Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NC-LSAMP) Annual Research Conference to include 349 abstracts, of which 12 were from UNCG. Two Spartans were awarded the 2013 George T. Barthalmus Undergraduate Research Grant: […]

The UNCG Athletics Ticket Office offers a limited-time holiday ticket package for the Spartans men’s basketball game on Monday, Dec. 30. They face NC State in the Greensboro Coliseum. Beginning Monday, Dec. 2, fans may visit the Spartans Group Tickets web page and purchase two Lower Level tickets and two UNCG T-shirts for just $20. […]

Dr. Todd Lewis decided on a different approach. Lewis, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development, wanted to write a textbook that went beyond the current theories of substance abuse counseling. He also wanted to give students a closer look at the real-world, clinical aspects. The title of his new text, […]

Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m., Alumni House Board of Trustees committee meetings Thursday, Dec. 5, EUC Women’s basketball vs. Clemson Thursday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m. Board of Trustees general meeting Friday, Dec. 6, 8:30 a.m., Alumni House Noon at the ‘Spoon, art tour Tuesday, Dec. 10, Weatherspoon Staff Senate meeting Thursday, Dec. […]

The new Box cloud file storage service will be released to UNCG faculty and staff in limited pilot mode by early 2014. Box stores your files online, allowing you to easily access files and collaborate with others from anywhere. Box works with PCs, Macs, and mobile devices and offers integration with Google Apps. The pilot […]

UNCG’s Emergency Management, led by Jason Marshburn, has received $224,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the purchase of an emergency generator. It will support the UNCG Police facility and emergency operations center near the new Pedestrian Underpass. This generator will allow UNCG to provide emergency assistance to the campus community on a […]

An exhibition by UNCG’s Public History program will help commemorate the 50th anniversary of our institution becoming UNCG. The exhibition, “Everyday Change – Stories of UNCG, 1963-1973,” shares the stories of students as they experienced changes on campus related to the university becoming a coeducational institution; the Civil Rights Movement with integration, creation of a […]