News Items from UNC Greensboro

The Banner 9 implementation is well underway, and all UNCG employees who will use Banner 9 for student, financial aid and accounts receivable processes must attend a workshop. There are 10 upcoming hour-long Banner 9 training workshops scheduled, June 4 through July 5. This workshop is intended for any faculty or staff who are current […]

The Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (OWRR) will host a paper shredding event at UNCG on June 8, 2018 (8 a.m. – 1 p.m.). The location will be at the baseball field service drive area at the corner Kenilworth Street and Theta Street. The UNCG Shred-a-Thon will provide faculty and staff an opportunity to dispose of paper […]

Whether researchers with timely insights or students with outstanding stories, members of the UNCG community appear in print, web and broadcast media every day. Here is a sampling of UNCG-related stories in the news and media over the past two months: The News & Record talked to Dr. Nancy Hodges about the history of the […]

A lot of people know UNC Greensboro is a great place to work. Now, we’re getting national recognition. UNCG is ranked 114th nationally among the Best Midsize Employers of 2018 in a Forbes Magazine listing. Forbes listed the top 500 midsize companies and organizations, employing 1,000 to 5,000 people – and the top 500 large […]

Dr. Tom Martinek, professor of kinesiology, has been at the forefront of a growing movement of scholars and practitioners who see sports as an underused method to build stronger societies and help individuals be more resilient. The Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) Alliance, a community of practice for practitioners and academics interested in teaching […]

Student Affairs announced its annual award winners in its End of Year Celebration on May 16. The event included recognition of the staff excellence and service award recipients while celebrating the end of a successful 2017-18 academic year. The 2018 staff excellence award recipients: Partnership Award: Dr. Julie Mendez Smith (Psychology Department) Unsung Hero Award: […]

Facilities Operations put their Key Request process online earlier this year.. Starting July 1, the gray keycards some of campus are accustomed to will no longer be used. Key requests are being accepted from an Interactive PDF form available here. Completed key request forms should be delivered to the Customer Service Center via email to […]

May 1st was a clear, sunny day. Perfect conditions for Kiser Middle School’s Meteorology Club and UNC Greensboro collaborators to send a high-altitude weather balloon into the stratosphere, more than 85,000 feet above the earth’s surface. The seventh-graders had worked for several months on the project, with science teachers Temple Cantrell and Aimee Perry; UNCG’s […]

Callie Coward has been awarded the University Libraries’ Staff Service Award for 2018. The award, which was established in 1997 upon the retirement of Martha Ransley, former Head of the Circulation department in Jackson Library, was created to recognize and reward members of the Library Staff who provide outstanding leadership and service in furthering the […]

Andrew Cagle (Chancellor’s Office) graduated from North Carolina’s premier leadership engagement program, Leadership North Carolina, May 10. LNC’s mission is to inform, develop and engage committed leaders by broadening their understanding of and involvement in issues and opportunities facing North Carolina. Cagle joins 54 other leaders across the state in graduating from this prestigious program. […]