News Items from UNC Greensboro

The College of Arts & Sciences’ (CAS) Diversity Committee is launching a new initiative to support a sense of belonging and mentorship of graduate students from diverse backgrounds, broadly defined. CASConnects will be comprised of CAS faculty and staff who volunteer to devote 1-3 hours across the semester to this connection and mentorship program. These meetings will be a […]

UNC Greensboro’s Molly Oldham (BFA Musical Theatre ’23) has been chosen by BYUtv as someone deserving of some extra TLC following her cancer diagnosis and treatment, and her subsequent return to UNCG. The “Random Acts” television show focuses on providing “random acts of kindness” to deserving individuals. The show’s producers determined that the best way […]

Dr. Tiffany Smith (Educational Research Methodology) received new funding from the National Commission on Certification on Physician Assistants. Dr. John Willse is co-principal investigator on the project. UNCG/OAERS will collaborate with NCCPA staff to review post-quarter Pilot surveys that have been administered and provide feedback for questions to include on the final survey.

Dr. Noel Mazade (Office of Research and Engagement) received new funding from North Carolina State University for the project “Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Academy, 2020-2021.” The NC State University School of Public and International Affairs, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services’ (NCDHHS) Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services […]

Dr. Ratnasingham Shivaji (Mathematics and Statistics) received the Distinguished University Teaching of Mathematics award from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Southeastern section. MAA cites his “infectious enthusiasm for mathematics and desire to guide students toward the discovery of ideas” as reasons for receipt of this award. Shivaji has mentored 17 Ph.D. students, 15 M.S. […]

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, the secure virtual desktop environment was made available for all UNCG users. Secure Desktop hosts MyCloud-based Banner administrative applications and reporting, such as ePrint, Argos, and WebFocus (see the full list in the FAQ linked below). Secure Desktop is being developed to be the primary access point for administrative Banner […]

The search committee for the next provost and executive vice chancellor has been selected and will commence its work immediately. It will be working with the search firm Isaascson, Miller, which will help lead the process. Look for a future Campus Weekly piece about the best ways the campus community can provide input. The committee […]

This fall, UNCG will take a bold step in advancing the personal and academic development of our students through the implementation of a new General Education program, called Minerva’s Academic Curriculum. The main goal of the new curriculum is to provide students with foundations and alternative perspectives for the more specialized knowledge gained in their […]