Monthly Archives: October 2014

N&R: UNCG’s food truck options reflect larger trend

The country’s obsession with food trucks extends to college campuses and UNCG is no exception, the News & Record reports. The university was considering opening… Read More >

UNCG’s dynamic mailbox system featured in the N&R

UNCG’s patent-pending dynamic mailbox system was featured on the front page of the News & Record on Sept. 2. The system — believed to be… Read More >

Dynamic mailbox system honored as a model of efficiency

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency. The system, dubbed Spartan Mail Management, gave a 21st… Read More >

Expert: 10 ways Millennials’ college life differs from their parents’

Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of… Read More >

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Maimone named vice chancellor for business affairs

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady today announced the appointment of Charles A. Maimone as vice chancellor for business affairs, effective August 1. Maimone will serve… Read More >

Kim Record named an Athletics Director of the Year

UNCG Director of Athletics Kim Record has been honored by the National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics (NACDA). She was named one of 28… Read More >

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UNCG’s Brown, Cash honored as top women business leaders

Two UNCG administrators have been honored among the top women business leaders in the Piedmont Triad for their influential work on campus and beyond. UNCG Chief of… Read More >

Dynamic mailboxes could revolutionize campus mail

Mailing a UNCG student a letter? Address it like this: John Smith jsmith1 at UNCG Greensboro, NC  27413 No, that’s not a mistake. Since the… Read More >

Paul Mason will oversee marketing, strategic communication

Paul Mason, a strategic communications executive with extensive experience with a number of Triad-area companies, has joined UNCG as associate vice chancellor for marketing and… Read More >

Photo of Tony Rojas plowing snow Friday afternoon

Snow and ice – and those who shoveled us out

The ice and snow storm closed the university from noon Wednesday through Friday. From the warmth of home, I saw tweets from students admiring the… Read More >

Outside image of the quad

Gilded and green

The lush green spaces that surround the Quad. The motion-sensitive lights that shut off when rooms are unoccupied.  The use of paints, carpets and other… Read More >

UNCG meets ‘Advising Challenge’

Bill Johnson, student success coordinator for the School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS), is known as the Dream Dean. Now Johnson, a certified dream… Read More >

Cathey appointed general counsel

UNCG has appointed Imogene L. Cathey as general counsel. In this capacity, Cathey serves as UNCG’s chief legal officer and oversees all legal matters concerning… Read More >

Spartans move into cool new digs

Roommates Tony Sanders and Daniel Luciano marveled at their new surroundings during move-in day Wednesday at Spartan Village, UNCG’s new apartment-style housing for upperclassmen. A… Read More >

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Next phase of Dining Hall renovation begins

Farewell stairwell. The Dining Hall as thousands of Spartans know it is undergoing an extreme makeover. The next phase of the Dining Hall renovation —… Read More >

Lalenja Harrington smiles as she works with a Beyond Academics student.

Lifting every voice

She found herself in the spotlight. Now she helps others find their place in the sun.

UNCG housekeeping staff-members take a tour of Shaw Hall, part of the newly renovated Quad on the UNCG campus.

UNCG officials give presentation on historic renovation at conference

UNCG officials will share their experience renovating the Quad, a historic collection of 1920s on-campus residence halls, at the Association of College and University Housing… Read More >

UNCG police chief cautions against allowing handguns on campus

UNCG Chief of Police Jamie Herring was quoted in a report on a proposed provision that would allow people who have concealed handgun permits to… Read More >

Quad, UNCG, Renovated, Parlor,

Quad earns top award from N.C. construction group

UNCG’s renovated Quad has been awarded the Star Award, the top honor given by the Construction Professional Network of North Carolina. The $55 million renovation… Read More >

UNCG wins award for use of social media in marketing

UNCG is winning awards for its use of social media. The University Relations Department at UNCG has won an Award of Excellence for use of… Read More >

Weatherspoon staff help solve Goodwill art mystery

Detective work by Weatherspoon Art Museum staff helped an artist confirm the deal of a lifetime from a local Goodwill store. Artist Beth Feeback, always… Read More >

Facilities Operations honored for work with people with disabilities

UNCG Facilities Operations has been honored with the Employer of the Year Award from the Greensboro Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities. The award honors… Read More >

Speaking Center offers coaching before public hearings

For anyone who has ever wanted to address the city council but feared a tongue-tying experience, UNCG’s University Speaking Center is here to help. As… Read More >

‘Cram and Scram’ sale set for June 2

Bargain hunters with spare change and a little patience could be richly rewarded at UNCG’s Cram and Scram rummage sale June 2. Clothing, decorations, electronics,… Read More >

Going green, saving green

An energy savings program pioneered by UNCG’s facilities administrators has lowered energy bills, provided for the replacement of key building infrastructure and reduced the campus’… Read More >

Ten honored at staff excellence event

Lisa Walker (Nutrition) and Karen Stacherksi (Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations) received 2011 Staff Excellence Awards as the semester ended. A special UNCG Staff Excellence… Read More >