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 […]

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 […]

…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 […]

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 […]

Fall 2013 Idealist Grad Fairs

Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 by admin under Events, Professional development, Students. Tags: , , , , ,

  post by J. Scott Hudgins Assistant Dean The Graduate School at UNCG has been an active participant at graduate school fairs hosted by Idealist, a non-profit group, whose mission is to “connect people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.” Independent of any government, […]

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 […]