News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Christie Cavanaugh (School of Education, Special Education Services) has been selected by the UNC System as one of eight Literacy Fellows as part of the UNC System Literacy Framework Development Initiative. The initiative is a result of the Board of Governors’ Resolution on Teacher Preparation. The resolution calls for the UNC System Office to […]

UNCG’s College of Visual and Performing Arts Virtual Masterclass Series presents actor Danny Glover on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. The virtual session can be viewed at go.uncg.edu/danny.glover The event is open to all UNCG faculty, staff, and students only, and will be co-moderated by School of Theatre director Natalie Sowell […]

Dr. Stephen Sills (Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro for the project Greensboro COVID-19 Eviction Crisis Mediation Project.” Prior to COVID-19, half of renters (47.7%) in Greensboro were considered “cost-burdened,” spending more than 30% of their income on housing-related expenses (ACS 2014-2018). This meant that 27,340 […]

Dr. Paul Davis (Kinesiology) received new funding from Cone Health System for the project “BELT Program (2020-2021).” The goal of this project is to continue operation of an ongoing sustainable exercise component of the Bariatric Surgery Program known as the Bariatric Exercise Lifestyle Transformation Program.

Dr. Arthur Murphy (Anthropology) received new funding from the NC DHHS Division of Social Services for the project “Recipe for Success.” Recipe for Success provides direct nutrition and obesity prevention education, social marketing, and policy, systems, and environmental change programs to individuals and households in Guilford, Rockingham, Randolph, Davidson, Davie, and Stokes counties in North […]

Kathelene Smith (University Libraries) received new funding from the State Library of North Carolina, Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for the project “Building Partnerships for Student Success.” Tammy Gruer is co-principal investigator on the project. North Carolina educators have a documented need for professional development resources to effectively find and evaluate primary sources and […]

Christina Endres (SERVE Center) received new funding from the Indiana Department of Education for the project “McKinney Vento Liaison Certification.” The SERVE Center staff will develop an online training course for the Indiana Department of Education to provide professional development for all McKinney Vento district liaisons. This online course will review the requirements of the […]

As society continues to struggle with a pandemic, many people have found themselves thrust into teaching, learning, working, and creating through virtual tools and platforms – many for the first time. Within this cultural shift, a new online master’s program at UNC Greensboro is positioned to be a leader in designing and implementing tools and […]