News Items from UNC Greensboro

Emilia Phillips (Creative Writing) has received a Pushcart Prize for her poem “Pathetic Fallacy,” and it will appear in 2019 The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses anthology. Phillips is the author of two poetry collections from the University of Akron Press, “Signaletics” (2013) and “Groundspeed” (2016), and three chapbooks. Her poems and lyric […]

June 21 marked the official start of summer, and a wonderful day for Facilities, who celebrated their employees with recognition of exceptional staff members, an address from Dr. Mike Perko of UNCG’s department of Public Health Education, and a lively barbecue on the lawn followed by a delightful multi-prize raffle. The presentation by Dr. Perko […]

UNCG’s Department of Communication Studies is one of 24 in a competitive field of 134 applicants around the country to receive a 2018 grant from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) to integrate civic learning and social responsibility as expected learning outcomes for students in the major. The Department of Communication Studies will […]

Dr. Bob Stephens died in Raleigh on May 28. He was a professor of English at UNCG for 33 years, including serving as department head for eight years. He specialized in American literatures, particularly writers of the American South. He was the author of “Hemingway’s Nonfiction: The Public Voice” and editor of “Ernest Hemingway: The […]

UNCG’s gardens are often the favorite campus spots of students, staff and faculty. Hidden between buildings or along main thoroughfares, many have been created and maintained through gifts from UNCG friends and alumni. This summer, CW will highlight a few of them. This week, we’ll focus on the Alumnae Secretaries’ Garden (left), . Between Alumni […]

The 2018 Faculty First awardees have been announced. The awards, which typically fund summer scholarship, are offered to tenure-track and tenured faculty. April Dawkins – Library & Information Studies – Bridging the Gap: Community College Library Service to Early College Students Yarneccia Dyson – Social Work – An Examination of Psychosocial and Environmental Factors As […]

UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum  announces its recent acquisition of several important objects by artists working both today and earlier in the twentieth century. These new acquisitions expand the museum’s holdings of examples by female artists and artists of color, as well as satisfy its strategy of acquiring artworks featured in its exhibitions. Acquisitions include: Sanford […]

Leaders in educating the next generation of entrepreneurs gathered at UMass Lowell this month for the seventh annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The symposium featured the annual Deshpande Symposium Awards, recognizing the best in entrepreneurial education. The Excellence in Curriculum Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award was presented to UNC Greensboro’s Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program. Dr. Dianne Welsh, […]