Now that 2013 is a few weeks old, millions of New Year's resolutions are being broken and forgotten. Programs and departments across UNCG are working to help people make this year the year when they finally break bad old habits and forge healthy new ones. Read more about how UNCG can help make resolutions a reality.
A better new year can be about small changes that lead to a happier, healthier life.
UNCG makes a huge impact on the local community, and the educational and research benefits it provides to the state, nation and world are numerous. The Spartan Legislative Network is working to promote those benefits to lawmakers. Read about how you can attend an upcoming reception with numerous NC House and Senate members.
Creating meaningful visual, performing and literary art is difficult. Making a living off of that art is even more difficult. However, the SEA Conference is teaching artists throughout the region how to accomplish the dream of every artist. Read more about the 4th annual SEA Conference.
The Student Alumni Ambassadors work hard every day to represent the students of UNCG to alumni, prospective students and other community members. This month, they're headed to a conference where they can share the lessons they've learned with other student leaders. Read more about the SAA's conference goals, and help make them realities.
As the economy continues to show signs of weakness, most people who are gainfully employed feel fortunate for their relative economic security. However, as companies of all sorts look to cut overhead, no job is completely safe. Read more from Dr. Patrick Madsen, director of the UNCG Career Services Center, about steps you can take to help you protect or even enhance your job during the lean times.
It's a busy month at UNCG! The 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, brought to you by UNCG in conjunction with NC A&T and featuring humanitarian and comedian Dick Gregory, will take place Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. The event is free, and you can read more on Multicultural Affairs' web site. In addition, the UNCG Career Services Center hosts Career Expo '13, the Spartan Legislative Network hosts its first-ever North Carolina Legislative Reception and Alumni Clubs across the nation meet this month. Learn about these events and more.