UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

Notes: July 21, 2010

NotesIconSpring 2010 Academic All-SoCon Twenty-four UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the spring 2010 Academic All-Southern Conference Team. The Spartans’ Joey Thompson (men’s track and field) and Mikayla Rogers (women’s tennis) accounted for two of the six perfect 4.0 GPAs in the league. To be eligible, student-athletes must possess at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA entering the spring season and had to compete in at least one-half of their team’s competitions during the spring campaign. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters. UNCG’s men’s track and field led the way for the Spartans with six selections, while women’s tennis and women’s golf had four each. Women’s track and field and softball had three each, baseball had two and men’s tennis and men’s golf had one apiece.

Two alumni’s New York Times’ poems for summer The Sunday Week in Review section of the July 11 New York Times featured summer-related poetry by six writers. Two of the six were UNCG alumna: Sarah Lindsay and Claudia Emerson.

UNCG co-hosted USA Volleyball camp USA Volleyball held their East Coast High Performance volleyball camp at Fleming Gym and the Greensboro Sportsplex July 12-16. Elite volleyball players from all over the eastern half of the United States participated. The camp was a collaboration between USA Volleyball, UNCG athletics, and the Greensboro Sportsplex, a facility of the Greensboro Parks and Recreation. USA Volleyball is the National Governing Body for the sport of volleyball in the United States. It runs and manages the USA National Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Teams, the USA Olympic Teams, and also USA Youth and Junior National Teams for each gender.

UNCG Magazine issue available exclusively online The summer issue, which has been posted online, features former soccer standout Karla Davis, who now records in Nashville. See and hear her, in addition to lots of other features and items, in the new issue. UNCG Magazine will resume its printed format in the fall.

Alternatives to purchasing a permit If you have not yet purchased a UNCG parking permit, consider the various ways to get to campus, says Parking Operations and Campus Access Management. Those with questions may email parking@uncg.edu.

  • Local Public Transit – GTA & HEAT Ride green GTA (Greensboro Transit Authority) and orange HEAT (Higher Education Area Transit) buses fare-free with a valid UNCG ID. Visit www.ridegta.com and www.rideheat.com for information.
  • Regional Public Transit – PART The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) offers direct bus service from Randolph and Davidsoncounties to UNCG as well as other regional routes and commuter services including free emergency ride home. PART passes are sold in the parking office and may be payroll deducted. Visit www.partnc.org.
  • Bike Bicycles must be registered for use on campus and parked at designated bike racks. Registered cyclists receive discounts at local bike shops and other benefits. Visit parking.uncg.edu/bike.
  • Carpool Register at zimride.uncg.edu to find rideshare drivers and riders.