Featured this week: Daniel Durham – Matt Barr
Daniel Durham is UNCG’s new Director of Facilities Operations. A registered professional engineer, Durham had been assistant director, Facilities Operations and Maintenance, at the Medical College of Georgia (Augusta). He received his BS in mechanical engineering from NC State and his MBA from Augusta State University. UNCG’s former director, Steve Siler, retired in December.
Matt Barr (Media Studies), the director of the documentary “Wild Caught” about the decline of fishing in the Eastern North Carolina town of Sneads Ferry, will be the guest of the only festival in the world dedicated to films about commercial fishermen, Le Festival des Pecheurs du Monde, in Lorient, Brittany, France, on March 26. He will meet with artisanal fishermen from all over the world in the culmination of a long record of screenings, film festivals and political advocacy since the film was completed in 2006.
Hello: Sarah E. Richardson, Graduate School; David Starnes, Research and Economic Development; Alicia Gerstner, Registrar’s Office; Michelle Dye, Information Technology and Planning; Michelle McQuage, Annual Fund; James K. Cook, UTLC; Michelle Palmer, HDFS; Bryan McKinney, Information Technology and Planning; Helen Land, Nursing
Good-bye: Lili Zhang, Academic Assessment; Kent Hawkins, Parking Services; Edith Horne, Mathematics and Statistics; Kristen Flake, Political Science; Paul Siders, Weatherspoon.