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.
UNCG will now hold a discussion on the significance of the Juneteenth holiday on July 18. Poets, musicians, and speakers from UNCG, NC A&T, and Guilford College led the Greensboro community in two days of celebration and reflection on campus.
Do you want to cheer on your colleagues and promote the wellness programs offered by UNCG? June 30 is the deadline to apply as an Employee Wellness Champion. Read more about how HealthyUNCG is fostering a culture of health on campus and how you can contribute.
Undergraduate students have a new option to skip lines and save money on their textbooks this school year. The “First Day Complete” program aims at easing some of the headaches that can hit students at the start of a semester, by automatically opting them in to have the bookstore prepare their course materials at a flat rate per credit hour.
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 Founding Director of the Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program has helped the Direct Selling Education Foundation reach 75,000 students. She has led professors in developing lectures and courses in sales, marketing, and entrepreneurship. She is one of two professors to be recognized by the Foundation this year for her tireless work.
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.
The Master of Science in Sustainability and Environment program is the only master’s program in sustainability in the UNC System. Its first cohort of students graduated in May 2022. The flexible online degree is designed to launch careers and serve professionals in many fields.
Since 1937, the Alumni House has been a gathering space for the UNCG community to celebrate accomplishments and milestones. All are invited to an ice cream social on June 9 for the House’s 85th birthday celebration.
The Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement has made UNCG a pioneer in community-engaged scholarship work. She has incorporated those principals into more than 30 years of research and helped lead projects representing over $42 million. Chancellor Gilliam nominated her for the award from the Engagement Scholarship Consortium.
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.
A 12-2 win in seven innings against No. 1 Wofford secured the UNCG baseball team’s second SoCon Tournament. They head to Statesboro, GA to play Georgia Southern in the 2022 NCAA Regional on Friday, June 3.