A three-day networking opportunity for representatives from American cities and higher education is happening on campus. The “Young Smart and Local Conference” is October 10-12, with keynote speakers and break-out sessions to exchange ideas on how cities can foster students and attract skilled workers. A complete schedule is available with more details about the speakers and topics.
Students, faculty, and staff can drop in to learn more about the newly-announced Jackson Library Addition and Renovation Project. Pop-up sessions on September 28 will allow them to share their thoughts on the vision for the library’s future.
The Sustainability Office is dedicated to making the campus an environmentally conscious locale. But its research also takes that mission beyond Greensboro. What aspects of UNCG’s sustainability efforts were recognized among higher ed’s changemakers.
These longtime supporters of museums want to open them up to even more people. Margaret ’01 MA and Bill Benjamin’s gift will endow a faculty fellowship grant and support a discretionary fund will help make the Weatherspoon Art Museum more accessible to its patrons.
In honor of the Centennial Celebration, students in the School of Theatre will perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Directed by Mya Brown, opening night is September 30. The timeless tale by William Shakespeare follows four quarreling Athenian lovers who escape into an enchanted forest where fairies await to play tricks on them.
Hear directly from Chancellor Gilliam about what is happening at UNC Greensboro and what to expect as the year continues. He invites faculty and staff to share their thoughts and feedback following his October 3 address.
Discover a Hispanic Research Center report authored in part by UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Julia Mendez Smith, Dr. Danielle Crosby, and graduate student Christina Stephens showing North Carolina frontline worker practices may facilitate or restrict eligible Hispanic families’ access to child care subsidies.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. UNC Greensboro will host events all through the coming weeks for students to bond over shared cultural experiences and learn from others.
Justin Cunningham won the Rockingham County Schools Beginning Teacher of Excellence award. He was in the initial cohort of UNC Greensboro’s Piedmont Teacher Residency Partnership (PTRP). This program not only helps students who want to change their career path after getting their initial undergraduate degree; it also prepares qualified teachers for students in rural schools.
Dr. Noah Lenstra will speak at the October 4 Lunch ‘N Learn. Anyone interested in learning how libraries can evolve as creative learning centers for older adults can RSVP for the event in the Stone Building no later than Thursday, September 29.