UNCG Weekend 4/11-13

Posted on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under UNCG Weekend.

uncg weekend, spartapaloozaThere’s so much going on this weekend, and it’s all FREE and open to all students! April 13 kicks off Spring Fling with Spartapalooza behind Jefferson Suites. Spartapalooza is an outdoor carnival with a mechanical bull, inflatables, a ferris wheel, snacks and MORE! Check out all our great activities by clicking on our poster!


Spartan Hour Tuesday – April 15

Posted on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Spartan Hour Tuesday. Tags: , , , ,

food truck rodeo, parlez vous crepe, camel city grill, uncg spartan hour tuesdayLeave your lunch at home, and come enjoy savory or sweet crepes or maybe hamburgers and fries at Spartan Hour Tuesday’s Food Truck Rodeo!

Parlez Vous Crepe and Camel City Grill will be on campus from 11AM-2:30PM beside Minerva. Students, faculty, and staff can use UNCG Flex, cash, or credit cards to purchase lunch. Brought to you by UNCG Dining Services and Campus Activities & Programs.


Commuter Appreciation Day – April 16

Posted on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Campus Events, On The Go. Tags: ,

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Commuters – today is all about YOU! On Wednesday, April 16 from 11AM-2PM stop by the EUC West Lawn for FREE lunch and giveaways! (Rain location: Cone Ballroom) We will have hotdogs, t-shirts, kites, and more!

We will start up again from 5-6:30PM with FREE dinner and giveaways! All complimentary to commuters and students living off-campus only.

Students living in university-owned residence halls or apartments including Spartan Village are NOT eligible for this event. Please remember to bring your SpartanCard ID to confirm you’re a commuter – no exceptions! While supplies last.


Spartan Hour Tuesday – April 22

Posted on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Campus Events, On The Go. Tags: , ,

Tuesday, April 22
11AM-3PM
College Avenue behind the EUC

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Step right up folks & experience our Carnival Midway. Try your hand at traditional Carnival Midway games like Milk Can Toss, Batter Up, 5 of a Kind, and Out House Run.  Enjoy free carnival treats like cotton candy and funnel cakes. FREE.  While supplies last. Carnival food booths (separate from Food Trucks) will require FREE tickets which can be picked up at CAP table by the EUC sign under the big tree on College Avenue. Bring your Spartan ID Card.  Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities and Programs.


Stress Free UNCG

Posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Campus Events. Tags:

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April 8 – 30, 2014

Take time to de-stress with Campus Activities & Programs, Campus Activities Board, Campus Recreation, and the Residence Hall Association FREE activities all month long!

CHEERS Alcohol Free Event
Friday, April 11 from 11 am – 2 pm
EUC Fountain
Learn and have fun!!!  Enjoy alcohol trivia, prizes, and an awareness booth!

A Day at the Lake
Saturday, April 12 from 12-4 pm
Piney Lake
Bring your friends and family to a day at Piney Lake http://campusrec.uncg.edu/facilities/piney-lake/ for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, catch and release fishing (bring your own tackle), Frisbee golf, and volleyball. This is a free event. Shuttles will be running from Stirling Street in front of the Elliott University Center starting at 11:30 and running continuously until the last shuttle leaves the lake at 4 p.m. You can also drive to the lake, directions are on the website above.
Co-sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities & Programs and Campus Recreation.

Biscuitville Campus Scramble
Saturday, April 12 from 2-6 pm
Center City Park, North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC, United States
Biscuitville is sponsoring this now annual obstacle course race in Center City Park. Click here for more information and to register: http://biscuitvilleweek.com/

Movie on the Lawn: I, Frankenstein
Sat, April 12, 8pm – 10pm
EUC Lawn (Rain Location: Ferguson Building Auditorium)
Come watch the weekend out on the lawn with CAB! Bring your own chair, blanket, or towel and enjoy I, Frankenstein!

Spartapalooza
Sunday, April 13 from 3-7 pm
Carnival on Campus- featuring mechanical rides, games, inflatables, novelties, and food.

RHA Picnic and Movie on the Lawn
Monday, April 17 from 7-10 pm
Quad Lawn
Enjoy an outdoor movie, food, and lawn games
Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association

Spartan Hour Tuesday
Tuesday, April 15 from 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Parlez Vous Crepe and Camel City. Students, Faculty, and Staff can use UNCG Flex, cash, and credit cards to purchase lunch from the trucks. Brought to you buy UNCG Dining Services with Campus Activities & Programs.

RHA Glow in the Dark Tag
Tuesday, April 15 from 8-11 pm
EUC Lawn
Enjoy a game of glow-in-the-dark tag!
Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association

RHA Puppies & Pizza
Wednesday, April 16 from 1-4 pm
Moran Commons
A local animal shelter is coming by with puppies for some play time, and RHA is supplying the pizza!
Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association

SPRING HOLIDAY: April 18-20

Spartan Hour Tuesday
Tuesday, April 22 from 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Behind EUC near Minerva and College Avenue
Taqueria El Azteca Taco and Kona Ice Students, Faculty, and Staff can use UNCG Flex, cash, and credit cards to purchase lunch from the trucks. Brought to you buy UNCG Dining Services with Campus Activities & Programs. Students, before or after lunch, stop by and experience our Carnival Midway – play games, enjoy free carnival treats. FREE. While supplies last. Carnival food booths (separate from Food Trucks) may require FREE tickets which can be picked up at CAP table. Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities and Programs.

Spring Fling Comedian
Wednesday, April 23 from 11 am – 2 pm
FountainView (dining hall)

Dame’s Takes Over UNCG
Thursday, April 24 from 6-8 pm
Dame’s Chicken and Waffles will take over UNCG Taylor Gardens. Dessert provided by Maxie B’s.

Spartathon
Friday, April 25 at 7 pm – Saturday, April 26 at 7 am
Fleming Gym, HHP Building
This is UNCG’s first dance marathon in over a decade! Come dance the night away in support of children at Brenner Children’s Hospital with pediatric cancer who can’t. Entry fee is $5 for 12 hours of fun! Check out http://www.uncgspartathon.com/ for more information.

Spring Fling Comedy Show
Monday, April 28
Carolina Theatre, Downtown Greensboro
Comedy show featuring big name comedy acts

Chocolate Fest
Tuesday, April 29 from  5-7 pm
EUC Cone Ballroom
Join the Wellness Center and celebrate the end of the semester without alcohol, by getting “chocolate wasted” while participating in our version of an interactive, life-size game of Candyland in Cone Ballroom on April 29 from 5-7pm. Proceed through Candyland and finish in “Chocolate Kingdom” where an array of chocolate goodies awaits!

Stress Relief Massages
Wednesday, April 30 at 1 pm
EUC Cone Ballroom
Massages, Oxygen Bar, and snacks to get you ready for exams

Other De-Stress Resources:

Acupuncture Clinics
April 7 and April 21
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in Student Health Center Room 0015.
Student fee: $30 per treatment
Appointments are required. Call 334-5340 to make an appointment. When you arrive for your appointment, check-in at the front desk on the first floor. You need to arrive a few minutes early to complete paperwork at your initial visit. Your appointment will last approximately 45 minutes.

Massage Therapy

One hour and half-hour appointments available!
Student fee: $45 for hour or $30 for half-hour
David Myers, LMBT  - Call 577-3347 for appointments
David is a nationally certified and licensed massage therapist who specializes in Swedish and trigger point therapy. He utilizes mild stretching and deep tissue massages to form an overall therapeutic and relaxing massage. David structures each massage based on the individual needs of the client.

 


Important Pedestrian Safety Information

Posted on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

The Greensboro Department of Transportation is planning changes to the intersection of Aycock Street and Walker Avenue to enhance pedestrian safety. See the map below for your reference – click to enlarge. To learn more about the project and provide feedback to GDOT, please stop by the Student Recreation Center lobby Monday, April 14th between 11am and 2pm or between 4pm and 7pm.

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Newest Additions to the Student Group Community

Posted on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Student Groups. Tags:

Congratulations on this weeks’ newest student group additions!

Alpha – mathematics education group

For more information about these groups and others, please visit https://cap.uncg.edu/student-groups/


UNCG Food Truck Rodeo

Posted on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Campus Events, On The Go. Tags: , , ,

UNCG Food TruckUNCG Dining Services and The Office of Campus Activities and Programs are collaborating once again to bring local food trucks to UNCG’s faculty, staff, and students. Food Trucks will be on campus every Tuesday, starting March 18 through April 22 from 11AM-2:30PM on College Ave. behind the EUC, next to Minerva. Vendors will accept cash, charge, UNCG Flex and SpartanCash. Here is the line-up for the rest of the Spring semester:

March 25 - Parlez Vous Crepe and Camel City Grill
April 1 - Marty’s BBQ and the Thirst Responders
April 8 – Burrito Bandito and Kona Ice
April 15 – Parlez Vous Crepe and Camel City
April 22 - Taqueria El Azteca Taco and Kona Ice
April 29 – Baguettaboutit & Burrito Bandito


Third Annual Greensboro Collegiate Biscuitville Bowl – April 12

Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Campus Events. Tags:

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On April 12 2014, we’ll have running, leaping, scaling, climbing, sliding, fire, and more! There will be heats of up to 100 folks starting at 3pm in Downtown Greensboro and go throughout the day every 15 minutes to tackle our 3 mile, 16 obstacle course. You can register as a team or a group, and YES, you can wear a costume! Cash prizes for fastest individual male and female, collegiate and non-collegiate teams and all proceeds from the race go to benefit The Interactive Resource Center. All participants receive an Official Campus Scramble t-shirt, cold Pepsi drink and food from Biscuitville after the race as well as being part of the after party.  Learn more and register today. Click here to view the promo video!
As a part of the Biscuitville Bowl, you have the opportunity to Brand Your Biscuit! The Brand Your Biscuit Product Development Contest is challenging Greensboro-area college students to pitch a creative product for their new lunch menu! The contest is simple and the rewards are big. $1,000 will be given to the most creative lunch menu product. Submit an online proposal with your idea, the details and the reason why you think it should win. On Saturday, April 5th, come pitch the idea to Biscuitville Corporate leaders. Free lunch will be provided to all participants! More information here: http://biscuitvilleweek.com/brand-your-biscuit/

Pathways Spring 2014

Posted on Monday, January 13th, 2014 by Emily McKenzie under Campus Events, Student Groups. Tags: , ,