UNCG Campus Weekly

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

A not-so-quiet Reading Day

Just because there’s less foot traffic today, don’t be misled. It’s another busy day at UNCG.

  • Students today are studying for exams – which begin tomorrow – and completing final projects. In the capstone course MGT491 at the Bryan School, taught by Joe Erba, six teams of students are going head-to-head in making their presentations to local Target executives as part of the Target Case Challenge – hoping to win a $4,000 cash award.
  • At the Alumni House, another group of Staff Stars will be honored by the chancellor, in a program sponsored by Staff Senate.
  • At 3 p.m., the Faculty General meeting will be held in Jarrell Hall, Jackson Library. Among the items on the agenda: Provost David H. Perrin is scheduled to speak about the academic program review recommendations he will present to the chancellor.
  • From 3:30 – 5 p.m. in Bryan 160, UNCG employees are invited to the Technology Fair for Non-Techies, offered by ITS. You can learn about desktop cloud computing technologies being explored by UNCG and how these can benefit you.
  • A 6 p.m., the Spartan Legislative Network will host a candidate forum for candidates running for the offices of state and national offices. It will be in Alumni House.
  • At 6:30 p.m., a forum in the EUC on local foods will be held as part of NC Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Steve Troxler’s Speakers Series on Local and Sustainable Agriculture. Farmers who focus on sustainable agriculture practices, restauranteurs and others involved in the local foods market will speak.
    By Mike Harris