UNC-GREENSBORO


2/23/2014 11:35pm

UNC-system happenings, Feb. 24

Appalachian State University recently ranked 11th in on-campus drug arrests and 28th in on-campus alcohol arrests among universities nationwide, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education published last month.


10/10/2011 7:10pm

Cuts at the degree’s expense: Budget cuts are not an excuse for asking less of students

The classroom is at the core of the University’s mission and should be the last thing compromised to budget cuts. However, concerns about graduation rates and pressure from state budget cuts are causing some UNC-system schools to consider loosening restrictions and degree requirements to get students out on time. Such actions only add academic insult to financial injury.

8/29/2011 8:17pm

UNC-Wilmington, UNC-Greensboro evaluate and test alert systems

UNC-CH is not the only school reviewing its campus alert system. Officials at UNC-Wilmington are also investigating their alert system after it failed to notify students of a July 29 shooting. Investigators are working to issue a full report detailing the source of the failure by the end of this week, said Cindy Lawson, a spokeswoman for UNC-W in an email.


12/1/2010 10:37pm

UNC-G looks into personal alert devices

Campus police at UNC-Greensboro are considering implementing alert devices to strengthen safety, but lack of funding may prevent the change. The device, which has been developed by New Centurion Solutions, Inc., would improve alert notifications and police response times on campus, said Paul Lester, assistant chief of police.


11/16/2010 10:06pm

UNC-Greensboro game bans Nerf guns

A change in regulation for the Humans vs. Zombies game on the UNC-Greensboro campus eased community concerns, but at the cost of some student participation. Eliminating the use of Nerf blasters was the main rule change to the game this semester, said UNC-G Campus Chief of Police Jamie Herring.


8/23/2009 3:31pm

Former UNC-G chancellor dies

The UNC system’s longest tenured chancellor, Patricia Sullivan, 69,  died Thursday after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.The former UNC-Greensboro chancellor, known for her professional accomplishments and personal touch in working with students and colleagues, retired last year after serving as chancellor for almost 14 years. She was the first woman to hold the position.