UNCG Campus Weekly

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

Notes: December 1, 2010

NotesIconNominations for Student Excellence Award The Lloyd International Honors College is now accepting nominations for the Student Excellence Award. These awards are given to seniors whose academic careers are outstanding both inside and outside the classroom. Each academic department and interdisciplinary program may nominate up to two students for the award. Nomination packets have been sent to faculty and can be found at honorscollege.uncg.edu. The deadline for receiving nominations is Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, in 205 Foust Building. If you have any questions, please call the Lloyd International Honors College at 4-5538.

For Safe Zone The UNCG Wellness Center received a $2,000 grant from the Guilford Green Foundation. The grant is for UNCG’s Safe Zone program.

Next week’s issue is final CW of semester Campus Weekly will publish on Dec. 8. After the holiday break, Campus Weekly will publish on Jan. 12, when it resumes its weekly schedule.

Staff members interested in pursuing graduate degree? As a staff member, are you interested in learning more about the graduate education options available at UNCG? On Wednesday, Dec. 8, noon-1 p.m. in Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, you can learn more. Hear a panel composed of The Graduate School, Financial Aid and possibly the Division of Continual Learning discuss options for furthering your education. They have information on tuition waivers, a new scholarship opportunity for you or your dependent/spouse/domestic partner, and other staff benefits to help pay for your education. It will conclude with a question and answer period with the panel. Bring your lunch; drinks/dessert are provided. For more information and to sign up, visit staffsenate.uncg.edu (RSVP is necessary.)

Social sustainable entrepreneurship Dr. Norris Krueger of the Max Planck Institute will lecture on Social Sustainable Entrepreneurship Wednesday, Dec. 1, 6-7 p.m., Room 416, Bryan Building. A reception will follow. He has long experience at entrepreneurship-led economic development.

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