UNCG’s Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) and Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships (CYFCP) recently developed a health and community “report card” for the Foundation for a Healthy High Point. This report card provides performance benchmarks and improvement targets as it develops programs focused on addressing health needs within the community. Read more…

The Office of the Provost is soliciting proposals for the newly formed Intentional, Notable, and Valued Teaching Experiences (INNOVATE) Research Projects. Projects under the INNOVATE RFP offer full-time faculty one-time mini-grants to conduct research that investigates the development, evaluation, and promotion of student success through innovative teaching practices at the University. Read more…

Cooperative Learning with Dr. Stan Friedland
October 121 – 3 pm
Faculty Center

The UTLC is excited to bring Dr. Stan Friedland to campus for an extended workshop on cooperative learning to help meet the demand for more programming on collaborative learning strategies.  Dr. Friedland has extensive experience in training instructors on how to implement cooperative learning to maximize learning outcomes.  This in-depth workshop includes direct experience with different classroom strategies and all participants will leave with further literature on implementing cooperative learning.  Spots still remain, but space is limited, so please use this link to sign up for the workshop in advance.

 

Adapted from the September 25, 2017 UNCGNow article:

UNCG has received a 5-year, $1.15 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Education to support first-generation and underrepresented students in undergraduate research and graduate school preparation. UNCG is one of five universities in North Carolina to be selected for the program, and one of 161 institutions selected from across the country. Read more…

UNCG has partnered with eleven rural districts and the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) to train 20 educators to serve as school leaders in high-needs, rural schools. The program, Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS) is funded by a $1.8 million grant from the North Carolina Alliance for School Leader Development. Read more…