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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Finals Week

Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2013 by admin under Student success, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

 Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications While it may sound surprising, I don’t always know what to write about in my weekly blogs—with so many events around campus, it’s often difficult to come up with one concrete idea.  But I think it’s safe to say that this week, I should write about finals.  […]

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 […]

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, […]

Apply for Fall 2013 VISIONS courses through August 16!

Posted on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 by admin under Community Engagement, Professional development, Students, Uncategorized. 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 […]

Graduate Student Opportunity – Preparing Future Leaders Programs

Posted on Monday, February 18th, 2013 by admin under Awards and Honors, Careers, Events, Leadership, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , , , , ,

post by William R. Wiener, Graduate Dean Photo courtesy of Jonathan Britton On February 15th, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and The North Carolina A & T State University launched an innovative student support program.  The UNCG Graduate School and NC A&T Graduate Schools have recently joined forces to create a program that […]

First Fridays resume February 1, March 1, and April 5, 2013!

Posted on Monday, January 28th, 2013 by admin under Events, Student success, Student support, Students. Tags: , , , , , ,

Post and photograph by Denise Sherron, Graduate School, Enrolled Student Services The UNCG Graduate School hosts a monthly open forum called “First Friday.”  These informal gatherings of graduate students and the Graduate Deans are typically occur on the first Friday of the month.  “First Friday” is an opportunity for graduate students, faculty, and staff to enjoy conversation and […]