Hot Topic: Redefinition of Full-time Enrollment for UNCG Graduate Students — First Thursday: Sept. 4, 2014

Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by admin under Events, Scholarship, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

Student Perspective by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications On September 4th, The Graduate School will host its first First Thursday in Room 574 of the Jackson Library. During the meeting, Dean Wiener will lead a discussion regarding the “redefinition of full time enrollment from 6 to 9 credit hours and its implications.” For those […]

Reflections and Projections

Posted on Friday, May 16th, 2014 by admin under Careers, Student support, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

  Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications To wrap up this year’s blogs, I’d like to reflect upon my time at UNCG and make some projections about what is to come.  Needless to say, I have enjoyed my first year as a graduate student.  Most of my blogs are about the […]

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 […]

Spring Break: So What Are Your Plans?

Posted on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 by admin under athletics, Events, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , ,

Student Perspective post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications  Does anyone else feel like the spring semester just started?  I can’t pinpoint it exactly, but time seems to fly during the school year.  It’s one of those strange phenomena, I guess.  One day our classes start, and the next we’re making plans for spring […]

Workshops for Graduate Students

Posted on Monday, February 17th, 2014 by admin under Economic Development, Events, Professional development, Research, Student success, Student support, Students. Tags: , , , , , , ,

Student Perspective post by: Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications While I’m tempted to write another snow day blog, I’d like to take this time to switch gears and mention a few specific events that will be taking place at UNCG throughout February.  Most of you probably received the email about the upcoming Graduate School […]

Planning Your Weekend: Winterfest ’14

Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2014 by admin under Events, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

Student Perspective post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for communications For as long as I can remember, people have told me not to discuss the weather. And by people, I mean everyone, from my parents and teachers to the corny Saturday night rom-coms that I somehow still get sucked into. We all know the typical […]

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 […]

It’s Midterm Season: Time to Relax

Posted on Thursday, September 26th, 2013 by admin under Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Photography courtesy of the UNCG Image Collection  So midterms are upon us.  How do I know?  Yesterday I walked into one of my classes and a professor said, “Have you gotten your anti-depressants yet?”  I took a glance at my syllabus and saw that my first paper is […]

First Fridays Return for 2013-14

Posted on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 by admin under Events, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications  I agreed to attend UNCG’s First Friday without knowing what it was.  So I’m assuming a lot of you aren’t experts on it either. What is it? First Friday is a Graduate School event from 2 to 4pm on the first Friday of almost every month. But as […]

My First Week at UNC Greensboro

Posted on Thursday, August 29th, 2013 by admin under Events, Student success, Student support, Students. Tags: , , , , ,

post by Matt Barrett, Graduate Assistant for Communications My first blog post tried answering the question: Why Greensboro?  I discussed why I applied to UNCG as an MFA candidate in Fiction, and why I’m thrilled to be here.  But back then, I hadn’t chosen a fourth class, and all my pens were hidden in some […]