News Items from UNC Greensboro

In the COVID-19 pandemic era, personal protective equipment is crucial for frontline medical professionals and those they serve, as well as for many others who cannot do their essential work from home. Kepley BioSystems, a North Carolina biotech company, is developing new and innovative technology aimed at protecting frontline workers, patients, and travelers during the […]

Dr. John Lee Jellicorse, UNCG professor emeritus, died July 1, 2020. His distinguished career at UNCG and beyond encompassed a tremendous number of subject areas within theater, communication studies, and media studies. Jellicorse began shooting 16 mm film when he was eleven, learning from his father who was a radio and television engineer. He worked […]

The New Student Transitions and First Year Experience Office will welcome new students to campus this year through a series of eight SOAR welcome sessions. Programming will be outdoors, in small groups, with stops in larger indoor spaces. Students will spend time with Spartan Orientation Staff (SOS) Leaders and attend GPS sessions aimed at teaching […]

Provost Dana Dunn and Provost Jim Coleman will host a virtual All Faculty Return to Campus Discussion Tuesday, July 7, 2:00-3:30 p.m. UNCG academic administrators will discuss items related to returning to classrooms, and all faculty are invited to attend and learn more about returning. Faculty should contact their department heads to obtain Zoom meeting […]

During the summer months, the Campus Weekly enewsletter is sent every other week. Remaining summer sends are July 8, July 22, August 5, and it resumes weekly August 19. The deadline for submissions that could appear in the following week’s Campus Weekly is Thursday at 5 p.m., six days before the official release date. When […]

Dr. Jacqueline Voss, former dean of UNCG’s School of Human Environmental Sciences (now HHS) died on June 9. She became dean of HES in 1982, and under her transformational leadership, the college became an applied human science program that included the schools of Human Development and Family Studies; Housing and Interior Design; Social Work; Food, […]

Rhonda Strader, project manager in the Housing and Residence Life Project Office, died this past weekend. Strader had worked for UNCG for more than 20 years, serving many departments, including Grounds, Facilities Operations, and Facilities Design and Construction. She was an inspiration to many when she returned to school at the age of 50 and […]