UNCG’s Reunion will be held this Friday and Saturday. Attendees will enjoy lectures, talks and tours from faculty and staff as they gather with their former classmates. Full information, including a schedule of events, is at www.uncg.edu/ala/reunion.
The entire campus community is invited to a key event: “Marking a Movement: Civil Rights 50 Years Later.” It will be held Friday, April 16, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. It is billed as a “collage of expression,” with:
* Remarks by Dr. Tara Green (African American Studies)
* “Falling Up,” a dance choreographed by Duane Cyrus (Dance)
* Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Robert Mayo (Communications Sciences and Disorders)
* JoAnne Smart Drane ’60 and Ann Dearsley-Vernon ’60, ’61 MFA will participate in discussion.
Drane was one of the first two African-American students to enroll at UNCG (then Woman’s College). Dearsley-Vernon was one of the white students from the campus who participated in the Woolworth sit-in.