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November 2011

Athletics cheer

If you're a Spartan fan, you have lots to cheer about these days. Read more about the top honors of the cross country team and get ready for an exciting season of basketball.

Photo of Ashley Schnell running

This year, Ashley Schnell won the women's individual title in cross country and, along with Paul Chelimo, became the first runner in school history to qualify for the NCAA Cross Country Championships.

Branching out

Catch the spirit of the holiday season with the Alumni Association's annual Branches of Love Dec. 3 in the Virginia Dare Room of the Alumni House. Read more about this annual tradition that provides for needy families.

Only online

This week, you should be getting your UNCG Magazine in the mail. But don't forget, there's always more to explore online at Read more about the extras you can find online.

Talk about a capital idea

UNCG has become one of only 42 universities invited to join the prestigious Folger Institute Consortium in Washington, D.C. It's an honor that shows UNCG is becoming known for its research. Read more about the institute and what it means for UNCG at

A new spin on holiday networking

There you are at a holiday gathering in your brand new top or red sweater holding your Cuppa Good Cheer. You're feeling a little awkward. You've learned that you're supposed to use these social events to meet lots of people, make small talk, ask them what they do and how business is going. There are lots of ways to make holiday networking work for you. Here are some thoughts for those of us who want to have fun and also make meaningful contacts. Read more from Kathleen Martinek, former UNCG alumni career counselor.

Alumni Association Announcements & Upcoming Events

Catch the next men's basketball game at the Greensboro Coliseum Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. And don't forget about Branches of Love Dec. 3. If you missed any of the Around the House speakers, never fear. The events will start up again in January. Learn about these events and more.

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