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 […]

Welcome Back – Fall 2014!

Posted on Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by admin under Students. Tags: , , , ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications On the morning I started third grade, I decided to perform at least three “death-defying” feats before the school bus picked me up. I’d already completed two of them (I forget what they were but probably involved inappropriate language and/or sneaking extra dessert into my […]

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 […]

Matt’s Summer Reading List

Posted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 by admin under Students, Uncategorized. Tags: ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Now that the semester is officially winding down, I’ve started to compile a list of books that I want to read over the next few months.  Some of this list includes stories that I will re-read and others that have been recommended to me.  Throughout […]

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 […]

The Real World

Posted on Friday, April 11th, 2014 by admin under Students, Uncategorized. Tags: ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Between now and the end of the school year, there are a few blogs I’d like to write. For instance, next week I will post about a student who has won a major award, and then I’ll wrap up the semester with some musings about […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is It Really November?

Posted on Monday, November 4th, 2013 by admin under athletics, Events, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , ,

post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications In August, someone asked me if I’d picked out a costume for Halloween.  I dismissed the question because it was months away—but then I blinked, and now it’s November.  A lot of my blogs have been about time, and how quickly it’s passed as a grad student.  […]