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 […]

UNCG Alum Wins the Oldest Annual Literary Prize in the US

Posted on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 by admin under Awards and Honors, Careers, Graduate Alumni. Tags: , , ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications  Earlier this week Ansel Elkins, a recent graduate of UNCG’s MFA Writing Program, received one of the most prestigious literary awards in the United States. The Yale Younger Poets Prize, which has been awarded to some of the greatest contemporary poets, including John Ashbery, Robert […]

…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 […]

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 […]

Reflections of a Spartan

Posted on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 by admin under Events, Graduate Alumni, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications For more than two months I’ve been at UNCG, but it wasn’t until this past week that I truly considered myself a “Spartan.”  It might not be called an epiphany, but I like to think of it as the next best thing.  On Monday, I was talking […]

Start the Countdown to Homecoming!

Posted on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 by admin under Community Engagement, Events, Graduate Alumni, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications You might think it’s a little early to start talking about Homecoming.  After all, last weekend felt like mid-July.  But did you know that we are now finishing our eighth week of classes?  The semester is half way over—and the weather is starting to show it.  For […]

Planning Your Saturday: The Tate Street Festival

Posted on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 by admin under Community Engagement, Economic Development, Events, Graduate Alumni, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

  Post by Matt Barrett   Graduate Assistant for Communications I begin each Saturday with the same routine.  I wake up.  I brush my teeth.  And I ask myself a simple question: Am I going to be productive or should I take the day off?  While the inevitable answer is to relax and enjoy my […]

Karl Schleunes, Council for the Advancement of Graduate Education member, elected as Vice Chair to The Friends of the UNCG Libraries board

Posted on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 by admin under Awards and Honors, Faculty, Graduate Alumni. Tags: , , ,

Friends of the UNCG Libraries The Friends of the UNCG Libraries are advocates and supporters of the Libraries.  Our Friends make a real difference in our ability to serve the campus and the local community. Monday, May 20, 2013 The Friends of the UNCG Libraries elected new officers at their recent annual meeting, which featured […]