News Items from UNC Greensboro

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 […]

Dr. Holly Sienkiewicz (Center for New North Carolinians) received new funding from the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service for AmeriCorps ACCESS Project. The purpose of this project is to help immigrants gain access to human services, build bridges with mainstream society, and assist immigrants with acculturation leading to self-sufficiency.

Dr. Jacqueline Debrew (School of Nursing) received new funding from the North Carolina Area Health Education Center for expansion of RN to BSN outreach programs to rural areas of North Carolina in 2016-2017.

Dr. Cherry Callahan (Student Affairs) received new funding from the UNC General Administration for ythe project “Collegiate Recovery Community.” This project is supported by funds from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). The abstract notes that the Spartan Recovery Program is a program of Student Health Services located in the Counseling […]

Dr. Tracy Bartlett (School of Nursing) received new funding from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare for the “The Jonas Scholar Program.” Funds will be awarded by AACN on behalf of the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to universities over a two-year grant period. The Jonas Center has chosen the UNCG […]