News Items from UNC Greensboro

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZJsw05NV-E[/youtube] See what you can enjoy at UNCG’s Weatherspoon Auditorium in the next two months. Have relatives or friends visiting for the holidays? The Weatherspoon’s a perfect destination. Free admission. Free parking. Free thinking.    

Jim Clark, longtime director of UNCG’s MFA Writing program, died in his sleep Monday morning. He edited The Greensboro Review, and supervised graduate tutorials in publishing and editing as well as directed teaching internships for MFA students. He also served as an editorial consultant for numerous presses and magazines. He joined UNCG in 1976, earning […]

The UNCG Alumni Association has announced the 2017 Spartans of Promise, a diverse group of 10 outstanding seniors who have excelled in both academics and service. Award recipients were recognized at the Alumni of Distinction Awards Dinner – a signature Homecoming event – on Oct. 19, and will be invited to participate and network at UNCG Alumni […]

UNCG was chosen as a Lead Consulting Institution for the 2017-2018 year. The Office of Leadership and Service-Learning is now serving as a mentor institution in civic learning and democratic engagement for other lead-designated institutions throughout the country. NASPA’s (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Lead Initiative on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement comprises a […]

The Graduate School recently presented the inaugural awards for the Outstanding Director of Graduate Study and the Outstanding Administrative Assistant at this semester’s Directors of Graduate Study (DGS) luncheon. These two awards will now be presented annually to one faculty member and one staff member who have demonstrated outstanding work in their roles while working […]

Wednesday, Nov. 1,  Faculty Senate meets in the Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House at 3 p.m. Faculty Senate Chair Andrea Hunter will give opening remarks. Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Dana Dunn will give remarks regarding Strategic Plan metrics.   At 3:40 p.m., Anna Marshall-Baker, Lead of UNCG Faculty Assembly Delegates, will present the UNC […]

It was an uncommon scene in a small classroom in rural Randolph County last week: Four headmasters from China seated at desks with a group of enrapt middle-school students, discussing everything from education policy to Southern barbecue. The meeting was made possible through a collaboration between the UNCG School of Education, UNCG’s Principal Preparation for […]

The Elliott University Center will host its second Red Cross Blood Drive of the academic year on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Cone Ballroom. Schedule your donation appointment today and help the EUC reach its 300-pint goal. For those wishing to donate double red blood cells, the Red Cross is […]