News Items from UNC Greensboro

Students with the College of Visual and Performance Arts want their work to speak to others. Their multi-sensory paintings installed on Gate City Boulevard and Tate Street in Greensboro combine color with sound and texture. They collaborated with the Industries of the Blind to create art that can be enjoyed by people with visual impairments.

The UNC System announced new paid leave options that align with executive orders by Governor Cooper. These allow time for COVID-19 boosters as well as days of personal, cultural, or religious significance. Read more from the Department of Human Resources about when and how to take this paid leave.

The Department Chair for Specialized Education Services will help guide the future of education for students with special needs worldwide. His experience and commitment to inclusion led the Council of Exceptional Children’s Division of International Special Education and Services to make him editor of their flagship journal.

All are invited to a free showing at LeBauer Park on June 10. UNCG will show the family-friendly animated film “The Mitchells vs. the Machines.” Guests can arrive before sundown to enjoy fun family activities, talk to representatives about upcoming services and camps, and see a showcase of animation by the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ students.