News Items from UNC Greensboro

NotesIconRAMSeS workshop Another RAMSeS workshop will be held Thursday March 11, 2-4 p.m. in Room 2711, MHRA Building. The Office of Research and Economic Development in conjunction with the Office of Sponsored Programs will sponsor the workshop. Details are here.

Archaeology talks The North Carolina Council of Archaeologists will hold a series of meetings in the Sullivan Building, Room 201, Saturday, March 13, from 10:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Speakers’ topics are related to current research on North Carolina archaeology, both prehistoric and historic. Fore details, email lfstine@uncg.edu.

No CW next week CW will not publish March 3, due to spring break. CW will next publish on March 17. The deadline for that issue is end of day Wednesday, March 10.

Community service honor roll UNCG has been named to The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fourth straight year. Launched in 2006, it recognizes colleges and universities nationwide that support innovative and effective community service and service-learning programs. Honorees were selected based on a series of factors, including scope and innovation of service projects, percentage of student participation in service activities, incentives for service, and the extent to which the school offers service-learning courses. Over 700 schools nationwide were listed on the honor roll for their community service activities during the 2008-09 academic year. Forty North Carolina institutions were named.

Campus safety UNCG will receive the NASPA – Campus Safety Knowledge Community Best Practices in Campus Safety – Collaboration with External Agencies; Gold Designation for exemplary collaboration between local law  enforcement and campus community responders and role players during the active shooter drill. It will be awarded during the NASPA What More Can We Do? Building the New Legacy of Campus Safety pre-conference program, March 7.

Spartan Steps The campus-wide Spartan Steps fun fitness competition has generated a lot of interest. HRS has posted this information online. CW hopes to have more information in a future issue.

Lanes closed Spring Garden southbound, between Aycock and Tate, will be closed March 8-11 for spring landscaping maintenance along the roadway.

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