News Items from UNC Greensboro

Nearly 200 UNCG students will spend their Saturday morning serving the greater Greensboro community at the 10th annual Spartan Service Day this weekend. The university-wide day of service, held each year during Rawkin’ Welcome Week, gives students the opportunity to leave campus and work with community partners on a variety of service projects. This year, […]

Zobaida Laota has lived and traveled all over the world, but when it came to the right place to pursue her doctorate degree, UNCG’s counseling and educational development program was the perfect fit. Originally from Sudan, Laota and her family immigrated to the United States when she was six years old. They lived in North […]

Stuart Dischell has a new book of poetry, “Standing on Z,” to be released Sept. 1 by Unicorn Press. He is the author of Good Hope Road, a National Poetry Series Selection, Evenings & Avenues, Dig Safe, Backwards Days, and the chapbooks Animate Earth and Touch Monkey. Dischell’s poems have been published in The Atlantic, […]

HealthyUNCG, UNCG’s employee wellness program, has several opportunities to keep you active and well this fall. HealthyU begins August 31. HealthyU is a free 12-week weight loss program for UNCG Employees only. This program is designed to help you lose weight and keep it off through information and accountability. Session topics focus on nutrition, physical […]

Move-in Aug. 17-19 was as successful as it was warm. Chancellor Gilliam was among the many passing out cold water and other treats or helping students and their families unload their belongings. Tim Johnson, director of Housing & Residence Life, gave Campus Weekly a report on Move-In as of 8 a.m. Monday. Some key numbers: […]

In a new initiative, the University Libraries awarded $1,000 stipends to three faculty members to provide support to revise their spring 2016 courses to incorporate more information literacy and increase librarian involvement. The faculty selected partnered with several UNCG librarians to develop new assignments and assessments that enhanced student learning. Dr. Thomas Jackson, History 391 […]

UNCG Weight Watchers @ Work’s next Open House is Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at noon in MHRA 3501. Interested in joining the UNCG Weight Watchers at Work Program? Come to the Open House on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at noon in MHRA 3501.  Attending provides you an opportunity to see how a meeting is conducted, […]

Every big event in Greensboro, it seems, has UNCG ties. The National Folk Festival is no exception. Dr. Gavin Douglas and Dr. Revell Carr, faculty in the UNCG School of Music’s ethnomusicology program, are members of the festival’s Program Committee. Those members are key in selecting the performers, as consultants to the national festival. It’s […]

UNCG’s Spartan Recovery Program (SRP) welcomes Dr. Michael Washo to campus as we recognize National Recovery Month in September. Join us at Elliott University Center from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Dogwood Room for light refreshments and an evening of celebrating recovery. Washo will share his personal and professional experience in the field […]