News Items from UNC Greensboro

Members of the UNCG community will have the opportunity to shred paper documents for free Friday June 13, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The event will be at the Walker Ave. traffic circle close to the EUC Bookstore and Jackson Library Connector Entrance. The mobile shredding truck is designed to take large amounts of paper for […]

Several dozen schoolkids were on the UNCG campus this month to test their math acumen. On Thursday, May 1, 2014, the UNCG Department of Mathematics and Statistics hosted the Central Region State Mathematics Contest Finals. The State Mathematics Contest is a problem-solving competition through which students interested in mathematics can become familiar with more sophisticated […]

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady has announced the appointment of Charles A. Maimone as vice chancellor for business affairs, effective August 1. Maimone will serve as a member of the executive staff and lead the Business Affairs Division with overall responsibility for financial administration and university operations. Maimone will join UNCG from UNC Wilmington, where […]

Moral Movies series, ‘American Winter’ Thursday, May 29, 7 p.m., Weatherspoon Focus on Piano Literature: The Brothers Bach Thursday, June 5, 3-day event begins. Details. Art tour, Noon at the ‘Spoon Tuesday, June 10, noon, Weatherspoon Staff Senate Meeting Thursday, June 12, 10 a.m., Alumni House Play, ‘Jack and the Jelly Beanstalk’ Saturday, June 14, […]

Hello: (no additions for this report period) Good-bye: Don Shore, Human Resources; Annie Martin, Nursing; Gloria Hayes, Communication Studies; Charles Shepherd, Chemistry & Biochemistry; Jessica Beamon, Music, Theatre and Dance; Jacqueline B. Oates, Undergraduate Studies; Michael Shepherd, Education; Michael Leonard, Education; Christopher Jones, Learning Technologies; Angel Biegert, Education; Jennifer Stanley, Theatre; Glenda Sparks, Continual Learning; […]

Lennie Alexander will retire at the end of June after 31 years of service in gift processing for University Advancement. A retirement reception will be held for her on Monday, June 23, at 3 to 5 p.m. in the Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House. The campus community is invited to stop by and give her […]

UNCG senior runners and twin sisters Shaina Sumney and Chelsea Sumney have qualified for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Regionals, May 29-31 in Jacksonville, Fla. Shaina qualified in two events at the NCAA East Regional, the 3,000-meter steeplechase and the 5,000-meter race. Chelsea earned a spot in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to run with […]

Dr. Gwendolyn O’Neal (Bryan School) has received the 2014 Alumni Award of Distinction from the College of Education and Human Ecology at Ohio State University. O’Neal is professor and chair of UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS). She received a PhD in textiles and clothing from Ohio State in 1977. Their Award […]

A lecture by Dr. Watson Jennison (History) aired on C-SPAN3’s American History TV (AHTV) May 24. His lecture focused on political unrest in the early American republic, with a look at local uprisings against the Federalist-led U.S. government in the 1790s. He spotlighted the Whiskey Rebellion in Pennsylvania and the formation of the Trans-Oconee Republic […]