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Archives for January 2011

Student Art Exhibition at Jackson Library

011211EyeOnArts_DeathmaskFor the second year, Jackson Library features student art in the first floor reading room. [Read more…]

Announcements: January 12, 2011

An announcement from the chancellor regarding the Staff Excellence Award:

TO: All University Faculty and Staff Leaders of Affiliated Organizations
FROM: Chancellor Linda P. Brady
DATE: January 2011
SUBJECT: University Staff Excellence Award – Nominations for 2010 – 2011

I am proud of the many outstanding, devoted employees of UNCG and am pleased to encourage your nominations for the University Staff Excellence Award for the ninth year. This award recognizes staff members who have demonstrated excellence in their contributions to the University this year.

The University Staff Excellence Award of $1,000 will be presented to up to two deserving permanent SPA or EPA non-faculty employees who are in good standing and have been employed at UNCG for at least two years as of the nomination deadline (March 25). Staff, faculty, supervisors, administrators and/or students may make nominations for this award. Nominations should be based on one or more of the following criteria:

Devotion to Duty – The nominee has exhibited unselfish devotion to duty far and above the normal requirements and has contributed significantly to the advancement of service to the UNCG community and to the people of North Carolina.

Innovation – The nominee has successfully established new and outstanding work methods, practices and plans for his/her department that are consistent with the University’s mission.

Service – The nominee has made outstanding contributions to the University through involvement on committees and/or representing the University in civic or professional organizations.

Human Relations – The nominee has made outstanding contributions in the field of human relations or employee-management relations that foster a model working and/or learning environment.

Other Achievements – The nominee has made outstanding contributions or service deserving recognition not described in the categories above, including, but not limited to, acts that demonstrate safety and heroism or other examples beyond the call of duty.

I encourage you to consider nominating a colleague for this important award. Please complete the nomination form [which can be downloaded at http://www.uncg.edu/staff.groups/senate/excellence/Excellence_Award_form.pdf and return to the Staff Excellence Awards Committee, c/o Julie Landen, Alumni House, by March 25, 2011.

Thank you.

Looking ahead: January 12-20, 2011

Artist lecture, Judy Pfaff
Thursday, Jan. 13, 5:30 p.m., Weatherspoon.

Faculty recital, Carla LeFevre, soprano, and Inara Zandmane, piano
Thursday, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Music Building.

Men’s basketball vs. Davidson
Monday, Jan. 17, 7 p.m., Greensboro Coliseum.

Chancellor’s Welcome Reception, welcoming new international students
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 4:30 p.m., Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House.

MLK Celebration, keynote by Dr. Terrence Roberts, one of the Little Rock Nine
Tuesday, Jan. 18., 7 p.m., Aycock Auditorium.

Women’s basketball vs. Elon
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m.

Budget talk, “How UNCG’s Budget Works,” by Reade Taylor
Thursday, Jan. 20, 10 a.m., Jarrell Lecture Hall, Jackson Library’s lower level.

Men’s basketball vs. Georgia Southern.
Thursday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m., Greensboro Coliseum.

more at calendar.uncg.edu

Newsmakers: January 12, 2011

Dr. Julie Edmunds, Dr. Omar Ali, Dr. Minita Sanghvi, researchers in UNCG’s Center for Youth, Family and Community Patnerships, Dr. John Lepri and Mary Beth Morgan are among UNCG individuals recently in the news.

Visit the Newsmakers web page.