Auspicious Beginnings

Posted on Friday, September 4th, 2015 by William Davis under Community Engagement, Events, Graduate Alumni. Tags: ,

Student Perspective Michelle Rosquillo Last night marked the inaugural reading of the annual Visiting Writers Series, put on by the MFA Creative Writing Program, the English Department, and a slew of sponsors whose aim is simple: Share good writing. I have been to several of these readings in the last couple of years, all of […]

Leading Through Service: Yuliana Rodriguez Receives a Gladys Strawn Bullard Award

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 by admin under Awards and Honors, Community Engagement, Graduate Alumni, Leadership, Research, Scholarship, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

 Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications   In the spring of 2013, Horizons published an article about Yuliana Rodriguez, a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Development and Family Studies program (HDFS).  The story detailed Yuliana’s  community engagement and praised her for her leadership.  As it turns out, the Horizons staff had […]

An Environmentally-Conscious and Spring-like Blog

Posted on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 by admin under Awards and Honors, Community Engagement, Events. Tags: , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications I’ve noticed a trend in my writing.  As a fiction candidate, my stories often include characters with dark interior lives, and there’s always a bad twist that happens along the way.  Plus, I’ve written a few blogs about the snow and ice and freezing rain, and I’ve […]

March Madness!

Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 by admin under athletics, Community Engagement, Economic Development, Events, Uncategorized. Tags: , ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications March Madness: Have You Handed in Your Bracket Yet? This is my first year enrolled at a Division I school, and even though UNCG isn’t in the NCAA tournament, I feel like I have a far greater connection to March Madness than ever before.  My […]

…And We’re Back!

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 by admin under Community Engagement, Economic Development, Events, Faculty, Graduate Alumni, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Normally when someone asks me, “How was your break?” I answer: “Too short.”  It’s been my go-to response for as long as I can remember—even after Thanksgiving a couple months ago, I used the line three or four times.  But for whatever reason, I can […]

Apply for Spring 2014 VISIONS courses through January 10!

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 by admin under Community Engagement, Professional development, Students. Tags: , ,

Post and photograph by Denise Sherron, The Graduate School, Enrolled Student Services For those considering a return to the classroom, the VISIONS program at UNCG is unique, giving easy access to an incredible variety of graduate courses.  Here, you can boost your career, get ready for grad school, or just learn and explore.  UNCG’s VISIONS […]

A Blog About Blogs

Posted on Monday, November 18th, 2013 by admin under Community Engagement, Events, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications If you’ve ever read one of my blogs, you know a little bit about how I think.  I’ve made recommendations about upcoming events, given some relaxation techniques (which may be helpful during finals), and pontificated about the definition of a Spartan.  So as I sat down to […]

Why You Should Read the CAP Weekly Announcements

Posted on Thursday, November 7th, 2013 by admin under Community Engagement, Events, Professional development, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , , ,

post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Have you ever gotten one of those “Weekly Announcement” emails from On the Go with C.A.P.?  If you’re a student, I bet you’ve gotten more than just one.  In fact, I’d be willing to say you’ve seen at least one of them per week, ever since you […]

2013 UNCG Homecoming!

Posted on Monday, October 28th, 2013 by admin under Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Graduate Alumni, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

 post by Dean Bill Wiener photos by Bill Wiener and Pat Taylor This weekend UNCG hosted an expanded version of Homecoming.  Each of the Schools, the College, and many of the Service Units had tents that engaged our current students and alumni.  The Graduate School and the Graduate Student Association hosted a tent.  The GSA […]

Paint the Town! (Blue and Gold)

Posted on Friday, October 25th, 2013 by admin under Awards and Honors, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Graduate Alumni, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about Homecoming.  I described a few of the major events and made some recommendations about what you should attend.  But there was one event that I missed.  And I didn’t realize I missed it until yesterday, when I was walking past the Elliot University Center and three students […]