News Items from UNC Greensboro

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. […]

Dr. Christine Murray (Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships) published a new book entitled, “Triumph Over Abuse: Healing, Recovery, and Purpose after an Abusive Relationship” in December. There will be a virtual book launch on Jan. 15, 2021, including a few prize giveaways. Book link on the publisher (Routledge) websiteBook link on Amazon Virtual […]

Dr. Brian Clarida (Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations) received new funding from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools for the project “Assistant Principal Leadership Academy.” The purpose of the Leadership Academy is to develop participants’ capacities as assistant principals who make vital leadership and managerial contributions to their current schools, and to prepare participants for potential transition into […]

Dr. Paige Hall Smith (Public Health Education) received new funding from the Governor’s Crime Commission for the project “NC LGBTQ Domestic Violence Response Initiative – 2020.” Dr. Stacy Sechrist is co-principal investigator on the project. This two-year project continues the collaborative efforts of the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness and the North Carolina Coalition […]

Dr. Gideon Wasserberg (Biology) received new funding from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services for the project “NCDHHS Contract to Survey Tick Distribution in NW NC 2020-2021.” Based on the past three years’ sampling at the northwestern Piedmont region and western Appalachian foothills, there is a clear north-to-south pattern in Ixodes scapularis […]

John Weil (NC Network for Safe Communities) received new funding from the Governors Crime Commission for the project “Building Capacity to Identify and Serve Victims of Human Trafficking in Underserved Areas of Eastern North Carolina.” Dr. Stacy Sechrist is co-principal investigator on the project. This project is a continuation of a 2018-2020 GCC-funded project to […]

Zachary Smithg (Office of Emergency Management) has been recognized as one of the Triad’s “40 Leaders Under 40” awardees. Smith has provided incredible leadership for our campus during the pandemic. He is well-respected in the larger community and across the state for his leadership and expertise in emergency management, and he continues to serve as […]

Rob Knox (Athletics) is featured in two recent podcasts: “Monumental Sports Crucial Conversations on Education” https://www.monumentalsportsnetwork.com/pepsi “CoSIDA Through My Lens” https://cosida.com/news/2020/12/7/membership-rob-knox-through-my-lens.aspx