UNCG Campus Weekly

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

Campus People – August 25, 2010

011310CampusPeopleGraphicFeatured this week: Dr. Bruce Kirchoff – Dr. Jane Myers – Dr. Love Crossling

082510CampusPeople_KirchoffDr. Bruce Kirchoff (Biology) was elected chair for the Developmental and Structural Section of the Botanical Society in America. In this capacity, Kirchoff both chairs the section and serves on the governing Council of the Society.

082510CampusPeople_MyersDr. Jane Myers (Counseling and Educational Development) and her colleagues in Hong Kong received a grant from the Research Grants Council at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The grant for $65,796 will fund a 30-month study of teacher wellness and hopefully the development of a new model of wellness for China. Co-researchers on the grant include Dr. Patrick Lau, Principal Investigator, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dr. Raymond Chui Chan from Hong Kong Baptist University and Dr. Mantak Yuen from the University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Love Crossling is the newly appointed director of Grogan College as of Aug. 3. She makes this transition after four years as a coordinator of residential learning for the department of Housing and Residence Life and a faculty member for the Freshmen Seminar Program in the area of social sciences. Love will serve as an educator in the Department of Religious Studies, starting this fall. Love received her doctorate in Cultural Foundations from UNCG and also received her undergraduate degree in psychology and communication studies from UNCG.

WithTheStaffHello: Rick Dunning, Parking Services; Grant Jolliff, Graduate School; Ashlee Weitlauf, Jackson Library; Franklin Moy, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Amy Pruitt, Student Health Services; Kimberly Holmes, HDFS; Melissa Webre, Parking Services; Donnie Jones, Parking Services; Vonetta McLellan, Student Health Services; Chasity Newkirk, Nursing.

Good-bye: Nikki Wright, Political Science; Tricia Chavis, HDFS; Sherrunda Alston, Undergraduate Education; Jane Blackwell-Crump, Accounting and Finance; Bridgette Dix, Alumni Relations; Marlene Dunn, Parking Services.