News Items from UNC Greensboro

The first meeting of Faculty Senate is next Wednesday, in the Virginia Dare Room. (See agenda highlights.) The faculty convocation will be two weeks afterward. The full schedule for the fall semester: Faculty Senate Meeting, Sept. 2, 2015, 3 p.m., Alumni House General Faculty Meeting and Convocation, Sept. 16, 2015, 3 p.m., Alumni House Faculty […]

The first UNCG Faculty Senate meeting of the year will be Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, 3-5 p.m., Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House Anne Wallace, chair of the Faculty Senate, will offer introductory remarks. Chancellor-elect Franklin Gilliam Jr. and Acting Chancellor Dana Dunn will offer remarks in the first hour as well. Committee reports will follow, […]

UNCG is ranked in the top 3 in the current Safest Campus in North Carolina rating. The site is published by Niche.com, Inc. Safest Campus ranks colleges based on crime statistics and opinions from students. “A high ranking indicates that there is little or no crime on campus and low drug and alcohol usage and […]

An estimated 2,015 UNCG students, faculty and staff have downloaded and are now using the new UNCG LiveSafe personal security app according to the UNCG police department. Students are using the app to report various kinds of information including a streetlight not working near Spartan Village, blue lights being out-of-order on emergency phones, and even […]

Take part in a free event to support National Recovery Month, Sept. 1 in the EUC. Various departments and programs across UNCG’s campus have united to support National Recovery Month, a part of Mental Health Month. (Details about UNCG’s Mental Health Month activities will be in next week’s CW.) The Spartan Recovery Program, a new […]

At the April 2015 meeting of the Teachers Academy Council of Program Coordinators the membership voted to change the name of the Teachers Academy to the Collaborative for Educator Preparation (CEP). The change was made in order to be inclusive of all professional education programs represented by the CEP. The CEP will continue to set […]

Gen Ed Forum Wednesday, Aug. 26, 12:30 p.m., Faculty Center Talk, Buster Simpson, vertical landscaping on Elm St. (Elsewhere) Thursday, Aug. 27, 5 p.m., Weatherspoon Film, ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ Thursday, Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m., Weatherspoon Exhibition opens, ‘Maud Gatewood: Selections’ Saturday, Aug. 29, Weatherspoon Men’s soccer vs. UNC Wilmington Monday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m. ‘Anonymous […]

The UNCG African American & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) will host its first Conversation with the Community of this semester on “Straight Outta Compton: The Story of NWA.” The discussion will be Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Kirkland Room of the EUC. Join in a discussion on the film, which is […]

For full information on what is provided at the UNCG Wellness Center, visit http://shs.uncg.edu/wellness. Two items for that employees may access that you may not be aware of: Acupuncture Clinic Fall 2015: September 4, 25 October 2, 23, 30 November 6, 20 Clinics will be held on these Friday mornings, from 9 a.m. to noon, […]