News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro aims to meet student mental health needs through a community approach. Faculty and staff work  to promote a “Culture of Care” on campus and in the campus community. Recently, a behavioral health grant has been awarded to UNCG from the UNC System to allow faculty and staff to complete “Question, Persuade, Refer,” or “QPR,”  […]

March is Women’s History Month, and UNC Greensboro’s School of Music has several events that feature women performers and music scholars. Jocelyn Neal: “Singing Your Own Songs: How Female Songwriters Navigate Intellectual Property and Public Authenticity.” Irna Priore Music and Culture Lecture SeriesFriday, Feb. 26, 4 p.m.Register for the virtual event here: https://uncg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMud-uupjwuHdT0VPn5Ofhp7ghXR7HsibY6 Dr. Neal is […]

2020 marked the 30th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, which provides protections against discrimination of people with disabilities. In celebration of the 30th anniversary, the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services provided the opportunity for a virtual “PhotoVoice” project for students, staff, and faculty who identify as a person […]

UNCG Instructor Emerita Patricia Anne Griffin died on February 7. Griffin was also an alumna, earning a BA in mathematics in 1963 from what was then Woman’s College, now UNCG. When she graduated, she was voted one of ten “outstanding seniors.” Subsequently, she was among the first group of master’s students in mathematics, completing her […]

The RISE Network will offer several events this spring. There is free registration to a limited number of UNCG faculty, staff, or graduate students for the upcoming NC Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) meeting on Friday, February 19 that is focused on “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in STEM: Opportunities to Level the Playing Field.” The RISE Speaker Series […]

Cheryse McLeod Lewis ’01 MM has diversified.  The Greensboro native holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from the UNC Greensboro School of Music and has enjoyed a successful singing career, from the Seattle Opera to the 1st National Broadway Tour of The Gershwins’ “Porgy and Bess.” She has performed with fellow Spartan Rhiannon Giddens […]

In December, UNCG Police honored officers and employees for their contributions to campus and community safety. Awards given included Employee of the Year, Officer of the Year, and Supervisor of the Year, and Lifesaving Medals. “I am very proud of our officers, their training, and the lifesaving equipment that we have available,” said Chief of […]

In the season two premiere of “impact: The Boro” podcast, Cecelia Thompson, executive director of Action Greensboro, speaks with a UNCG Theatre faculty member and alumnus and two School of Music alumni who have been nominated for Grammy awards this year. Dominick Amendum, coordinator of UNCG’s musical theater program, has been nominated for a 2021 […]

Pam Howe, educational technology consultant in the School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS), died Jan. 30. Howe joined UNCG in 2000 and served UNCG for more than 20 years. She worked closely with students and faculty in HHS, helping develop pedagogical strategies to promote information literacy and technological skills. Her colleagues remember how she […]

The Office of the Provost and the University Libraries join together to support faculty interested in providing their students with a less expensive yet educationally rewarding alternative to expensive commercial textbooks. The high cost of commercial textbooks (print and electronic) is a major concern for both students and their parents. The UNCG Open Education “Mini-Grants” […]

The College of Visual and Performing Arts continues the 2020-2021 Virtual Master Class Series in February with Jasmine Hearn, a Bessie-Award winning dancer, choreographer, and director, as well as Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In March, the series will feature playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage and visual artist Ann Hamilton. […]

The Graduate School is pleased to announce that Dr. Laurie Wideman has been selected to receive the 2020–2021 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. Dr. Wideman has served as a research mentor or as graduate committee member for scores of UNCG students, as well as mentoring undergraduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty. Her mentoring goes far beyond […]