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Fall 2016: Monday, Nov. 14, 2016
Office of Campus Activities and Programs
I Lead U Lead Conference

Wednesday, Nov. 16 | 12:30-5 p.m. Elliott University Center

This conference will be led by UNCG Peer Leadership Educators and will help our student leaders to make the most out of their student group experience. It will feature sessions like Constructive Conflict Management, Member Motivation, Recruitment and Retention and Marketing Your Organization. 

Sponsored by:

Division of Student Affairs - All Students
Open Dialogue

The Office of Intercultural Engagement will host walk-in hours for students who want to engage in open dialogue about the Presidential Election. Staff will be available to facilitate open group dialogue and to guide students through individual processing exercises.  A community board will also be available.  

 Open Dialogue walk-in Hours

Intercultural Resource Center, 062 EUC

Tuesday, Nov 15 from 1-3 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov 16 from 1-3 p.m.

Thursday, Nov 17 from 1-3 p.m.

Monday, Nov 21 from 1-2 p.m.

Scholarship Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the following programs: 

Marian Drane Graham Scholars Program:

The University of North Carolina General Administration is now accepting applications for the 2017 Marian Drane Graham Scholars program.  This six-week immersive and experiential summer program is designed to provide students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain a better understanding of key issues facing public higher education. The program is open to rising juniors and seniors.   

Please encourage students to apply for this great opportunity.  The application deadline is January 30, 2017.  More information about the program can be found in the attached announcement.    

Please feel free to contact us by email at if you have any questions. 

Presidential Scholars Program:

The University of North Carolina General Administration is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Presidential Scholars program, formerly known as the Presidential Interns.  The Presidential Scholars serve a one year appointment and provide a wide range of professional functions for UNC General Administration.

Please encourage students to apply for this great opportunity.  The application deadline is January 23, 2017.  More information about the program can be found in the attached announcement. 

Please feel free to contact us by email at if you have any questions.

Join the Conversation, Give Your Input
As students, the term tuition and fees can be a big topic during your matriculation and a safe topic to discuss. To gain a better understanding of the proposed tuition and fees for the 2017-18 academic year and give your input, join the open forum on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 17 at 12:30 p.m. Both forums will be held in the EUC Auditorium.
FAFSA Filing - New Filing Process Training

As you may have heard, there have been changes to the application process for financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in the past opened on January 1st for the upcoming academic year. Staring with the 2017-18 FAFSA, the new opening date will be October 1. Applicants are also required to use their tax information from two years prior. This means students filing the 2017-18 FAFSA will use the 2015 tax and income information. Students will also be able to take advantage of the IRS Data Retrieval tool, which can simplify the process and help avoid common mistakes. In addition, this change will move the UNCG Priority Filing Date to Thursday, Dec. 1. Students interested in Work Study or other limited institutional grants should plan to complete their FAFSA by Thursday, Dec. 1.    

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, Bryan 211, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, Petty 222, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Office of Intercultural Engagement
Empty Bowls Hunger Banquet
Thursday, Nov. 17 
6 -8 p.m. 
Moran Commons 109

Join us for the Empty Bowls Hunger Banquet! Help raise awareness about hunger and homelesseness in our society today and participate in a simulation of food hardship that many around the world face on a regular basis. Bring a box of cereal to donate to Spartan Open Pantry or $3 admission (cash and/or cereal collected upon entry).  Walk-ins Welcome!

Co-sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Engagement, Kaleidoscope Peer Education Program, Housing and Residence Life, Make A Difference House LLC, Office of Leadership and Service-Learning, Campus Activities and Programs, Spartan Open Pantry & UNCG Green Organization

Elliott University Center
Red Cross Blood Drive 
The Elliott University Center will host its second Red Cross Blood Drive of the 2016-17 academic year on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Cone Ballroom.

As a result of Hurricane Matthew, 110 blood drives were cancelled resulting in a loss of 3,500 blood and platelet donations. 

Schedule your donation appointment today and help the EUC reach its 300-pint goal! For those wishing to donate double red blood cells, the Red Cross is currently accepting only blood types A negative; B negative; O positive; and O negative.

Be sure to come prepared when giving blood. Have a light meal and plenty to drink.  Bring your Red Cross donor card (optional), driver’s license or two other forms of identification. And bring the names of any medications you are currently taking.

For more information on giving blood, and to schedule your donation appointment, visit .  Appointments will be given priority.  Walk-ins are welcome.

Department of Recreation and Wellness
Lifeguard Course
Do you want to become a lifeguard? Do you need to renew your  lifeguarding  certification? Recreation & Wellness is offering  lifeguarding  courses. Register in-person at the  Kaplan  Center Administrative Office. Learn more on-line  through the  Rec-Well   website. 
FORZA 6 Xbox Tournament 
Intramural Sports is holding a  FORZA  6 tournament on Saturday, Nov. 19. Registration is currently open and only takes 1 minute. Visit the Rec-Well site  to register today.
Kaplan Center Thanksgiving Break Hours
The  Kaplan  Center will have modified hours November 22nd - 27th in observance of Thanksgiving. The  Kaplan  Center will be closed Nov. 24 - 26. All other days will have reduced hours of operations. Visit the Recreation & Wellness Hours of operations page  for a full schedule.
Housing and Residence Life - All Residents
The Most Spirited School Award!
Seven UNCG students brought positive engagement to the programs they attended, and networked with their peers from all over the southeast, never once dropping their Spartan Pride. The efforts of Carla Brown, Jessica Walters, Carmen Abraham, Ian Courts, Amaya McKoy, Ciara Smith, and Key Carter won "Most Spirited School" out of the whole southeast.
Save the Date!
Make plans now to attend the Tunnel of Oppression on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 in the EUC Cone Ballroom. For details, please visit the  Tunnel  site. 
Office of Leadership and Service Learning
Bronze Leader Challenge

Are you interested in sharpening your leadership skills? 

Take your leadership to new heights with the Bronze Leadership Challenge Program! The program is an institution-wide commitment to offer all UNCG students leadership education, training, and professional development. Not only is this a great addition to your resume, but the program is also a great way to develop your communication skills, increase your intercultural knowledge, and provides a great opportunity to engage with your community on and off of campus. Through the Leadership Challenge, UNCG students are encouraged to do something bigger altogether. Click HERE to register for the workshop.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The Division of Student Affairs
Mossman Building
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402