[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTnRHmXOuI8[/youtube] If you saw the Wes Miller “Chillin’ for Charity” video – and if you haven’t it’s at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwqJLXZfrjI – you might not have seen the video that partly prompted it. Here is the video, and it’s a hoot. Dr. David Wyrick, Jennifer Aguilar and Kim Record (who issues a challenge to Coach Miller) getting […]
Faculty and staff have several options for meal plans at UNCG for 2014-15. SpartanExpress: SpartanExpress is a flexible meal plan fund tuned specifically to the needs of staff and faculty members. It entitles you to a $1 discount at Fountain View inside Moran Commons. Note that SpartanExpress can only be used at Dining Services locations. […]
UNCG welcomed a record number of students into campus housing last week. More than 5,100 students moved into the residence halls. With help from dozens of faculty, staff and students, UNCG undergraduates were settled in by the end of Friday – ready for a fun weekend making new friends and gearing up for their first […]
“A Conference to Move From Innovation to Commercialization” will be the theme of the 2014 Nano Manufacturing Conference Wednesday, September 24, at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. The organizers’ primary goal is to bring together founders, CEOs, senior executives, business leaders as well as economic development, education, government and nonprofit organizations to share […]
Faculty and staff, help the UNCG Alumni Association recognize some outstanding Spartan seniors. The new “Spartans of Promise” Award recognizes seniors at UNCG who demonstrate exceptional achievement in both academic and service endeavors. It will be bestowed upon no more than ten graduating seniors each year. Spartans of Promise must demonstrate: strong involvement in campus […]
At the UNC system-level, the Core Competencies subcommittee of the UNC General Education Council obtained system-wide faculty endorsement for two Core Competencies: critical thinking and written communication. In the Council’s January 2014 report, these prioritized competencies were defined and their subcompetencies identified. This sets the stage for UNCG piloting the use of the VALUE rubrics […]
The first day of classes for the academic year was marked with a large UNCG advertisement in the News & Record. “Together, we’ll forge new opportunities to advance teaching, research and service – and our hometown,” it proclaimed.