News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Perry Flynn (Communication Sciences and Disorders) received funding from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for the project “Exceptional Children State Speech-Language Consultant (2014-15).” UNCG will provide a range of professional services for the North Carolina State Board of Education during July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015. The services provided for the […]

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oE2zcFuiMAQ[/youtube] From the 2012 inaugural season of Greensboro Light Opera and Song, enjoy this Gilbert & Sullivan morsel. GLOS performs Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Gondoliers” later this week. See related story in this Campus Weekly.

When he retires June 30, Tom White will be leaving a pair of very large shoes for someone to fill. Tom White, Facilities Operations Utilities Manager, received this year’s Betty Hardin Award at the recent UNCG Business Affairs Luncheon. The Facilities Operations Connections newsletter noted, “Tom was very deserving of this prestigious award. He takes […]

Chancellor Linda P. Brady has been elected chairperson of the Council of Presidents for the Southern Conference (SoCon) for the 2014-15 academic year. The council comprises university chancellors and presidents for SoCon-member institutions located in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia and Alabama. The council oversees strategic planning, conference membership, governance, and athletic and […]

Some were scholars, some perform professionally, some simply love piano music. They all gathered at UNCG’s annual Focus on Piano Literature conference last week at UNCG’s Music Building. “We had about 125 registrants from 12 states and 2 foreign countries,” said Dr. Andrew Willis, director of the conference. “Our mission is ‘to uplift the spirit […]

Staff Senate meeting Thursday, June 12, 10 a.m., Alumni House UNCG Shred-a-Thon Friday, June 13, 9 a.m, Walker Avenue Traffic Circle Play, ‘All’s Well that Ends Well’ (opening night) Friday, June 13, 8 p.m., Triad Stage (THTR 232) Play, ‘Jack and the Jelly Beanstalk’ Saturday, June 14, 2 p.m., Brown Building Theatre WAM Summer Solstice […]

Dr. Chris Payne (Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships) received new funding from the Cemala Foundation for the project “Bringing Out the Best.” It will increase school readiness/success by improving the quality of the early education and care experiences for infants and young children. More specifically, Bringing Out the Best (BOB) builds the capacity […]