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Dr. George Hancock (SERVE Center) received over $1 million in continued funding from the U.S. Department of Education for the National Center on Homeless Education (NCHE). NCHE is housed at UNCG’s SERVE center and operates USED’s technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth program. NCHE has developed long-standing collaborations that […]

Dr. Holly Sienkiewicz (Center for New North Carolinians) received new funding from the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service for the project “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. Services […]

Holly Goddard Jones (English, Creative Writing) will give a reading this Thursday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. at Scuppernong Books in downtown Greensboro. The event will celebrate the release of Jones’ latest novel, “The Salt Line,” published by Penguin Random House. The event is free and open to the public, and will be followed by […]

Dr. Iris Wagstaff (Chemistry and Biochemistry) is a UNCG graduate and adjunct associate professor. She will receive the K-12 Promotion of Education Award by the Women of Color Magazine and Women of Color STEM Conference. A subsidiary of Career Communications Group, INC, Women of Color magazine’s annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Conference is the […]

Panel discussion: ‘Race and the University’ Thursday, Aug. 31, noon, Alexander Room, EUC First Look: ‘South Pacific’ with Bob Gatten Thursday, Aug. 31, 6 p.m., Weatherspoon Art Museum Faculty Reading: Holly Goddard Jones (Creative Writing) Thursday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., Scuppernong Books Volleyball vs. Presbyterian (Spartan-Aggie Invitational) Friday, Sept. 1, 7 p.m., Fleming Gymnasium Men’s […]

If there’s one word to describe junior communication studies major Holly Shields, it’s passionate. She’s passionate about the UNCG Student Government Association (SGA) – an organization she has been a part of since freshman year – and its role in bringing together student groups across campus. She’s passionate about her sorority, Chi Omega, and the […]

It’s an exciting time for UNCG Spartans. With the university’s 125th anniversary in full swing, the campus community is celebrating not only UNCG’s unique history, but its new era of “Giant Steps.” And this year, there’s a lot of “new” to celebrate. From courses and academic programs to state-of-the-art residence halls and expanded campus dining […]

UNCG Athletics kicks off the 2017-18 home season in a big way this weekend with three marquee events as volleyball, women’s soccer and men’s soccer all host key contests in a 72-hour span on campus. The weekend will feature a variety of activities surrounding each match-up, and all games are free and open to the […]

Managers worldwide battle this issue. A team of capable people struggles, putting their project in jeopardy. The cause: One member isn’t pulling their weight. Some might call the person a slacker; among global virtual teams, the term is “free rider.” How can a manager resolve the issue? Better yet, which strategy is field-tested and statistically […]

Beginning this semester, the General Assembly authorized the UNC Board of Governors to establish rules permitting those who have attained the age of 65 to audit courses tuition-free on a space available basis (see below).   Senior citizens 65 and older who wish to take advantage of this tuition-free opportunity and audit a class must […]