Greensboro College in the News
Some recent mentions of Greensboro College in the news media. (If you see something, please email the link to Lex Alexander, director of communications.)
Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch, Lucy H. Robertson Professor of Religion, has been named one of two managing co-editors for the new academic journal "The Journal of the Bible and Its Reception" (Winston-Salem Chronicle, May 13, 2013).
Rain moved Greensboro College's Second Annual Relay for Life indoors but couldn't smother the determination and enthusiasm of participants. WFMY-TV (News 2/DigTriad.com) was there. (4/19/2013)
Trustee and alumnus Roy Carroll II ended up on Katie Couric's talk show on Fox TV April 17 after Carroll successfully bid on an abstract painting by the artist Ilya Bolotowsky that had turned up on sale for $9.99 at a Goodwill store in nearby Oak Ridge. Carroll has hung the painting in the lobby of his downtown development, Centre Pointe. The Triad Business Journal has the story. (April 17, 2013)
W. Barnes Tatum, Jefferson Pilot Emeritus Professor of Religion and Philosophy, and Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch, Lucy H. Robertson Professor of Religion, contributed essays to the new book “Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films,” edited by Adele Reinhartz and published in the U.S. and the U.K. by Routledge. The Winston-Salem Chronicle has the information. (4/15/2013)
At this year's Alumni Weekend, the Class of 1963 outdid itself, contributing $200,000 as a class gift for merit and need-based scholarships. The News & Record has the story. (4/13/2013)
The college has sold its Sports Park property to a developer of campus housing but will continue to be able to use athletic facilities on the property. The Triad Business Journal reports. (4/11/2013)
As they do every April, Greensboro College students gathered trash from College Branch, the creek on the downtown-side border of main campus. A photographer from the News & Record got pictures. (4/11/2013)
For the second year in a row, a team from Greensboro College has won Biscuitville's contest for teams from Greensboro colleges and universities to create a new biscuit recipe. WFMY-TV/DigTriad.com features our winners. (4/9/13)
WFMY-TV/DigTriad.com recently asked prospective students, for a feature on campus crime, how safe they felt on campus. We're pleased to see that Greensboro College visitors Rebecca Jones and Rachael Bailey said they felt safe here. (3/7/13)
Greensboro College Theatre's production of Shakespeare's comedy "Twelfth Night" was featured on WFDD-FM/wfdd.org's "Triad Arts Up Close," with interviews and short readings from the play. (2/18/13)
Two former Greensboro College leaders, men's golf coach Robert Linville (1995-2006; national Division III championship in 2000) and William Arail (athletics director, 1959-1977), will be inducted this spring into the USA South Conference Athletics Hall of Fame, the conference has announced. (2/14/13)
Music for a Great Space, a concert series created by the late Greensboro College professor Henry Ingram, featured the Red Clay Saxophone Quartet on campus and was featured in advance on WFDD-FM/wfdd.org's "Triad Arts Up Close." (2/5/13)
After N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory suggested that taxpayers might not be well-served by the UNC system's liberal-arts offerings, President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., appeared on Time-Warner Cable's News 14 to defend the role of a liberal-arts education in a fast-changing world. (1/30/13)
DeAnne Brooks, assistant professor of kinesiology, was featured in a Winston-Salem Journal feature on how African American women athletes must care for their hair. (1/27/13)
WFDD-FM/wfdd.org's "Triad Arts Up Close" segment featured Greensboro College Theatre's production of the children's play "The Short Tree and the Little Bird that Could Not Sing" before the performances on Jan. 26. (1/25/13)
The "View House," a sculpture of bamboo and picture frames that has graced front campus since being created in the spring of 2012 by art professor Ted Efremoff's 2D/3D art class, was featured on the Greensboro Daily Photo Blog, a local blog followed avidly by amateur and pro photographers and students of visual art. (1/8/13)
The January 2013 edition of O. Henry magazine asked local thinkers to come up with "Wild and Crazy Notions to Make Greensboro Even Better," and English professor Jessica Labbe's call for a Bohemian circus downtown made the cut (p. 51)
A history project resulting from a collaboration between students of history professor Mike Sistrom and the Peeler-Swan Family Association was featured in the Winston-Salem Chronicle after winning the Greensboro Historical Museum's 2012 Voices of a City award. (1/8/13)
Greensboro College is taking part in the discussions regarding a proposed downtown higher-education center in central Greensboro. WGHP-TV (Fox 8) reports. (11/27/12)
How are social media changing the way Americans observe Thanksgiving? The New York Times pondered that question during the 2012 Thanksgiving season, with 2000 art major Rebecca Palsha-Hopkins helping provide perspective. (11/22/12)
What can you do with an art degree? The Triad Careers section of the Greensboro News & Record looks at the Greensboro College Department of Art and discusses a number of things art majors are doing with theirs. (11/4/12)
The Greensboro College Jazz Ensemble is featured in the Greensboro News & Record along with a Q&A with Benjy Springs, the college's director of bands. (11/1/12)
Dr. Rebecca Klase, associate professor of political science, analyzes the second presidential debate for WFMY News 2/DigTriad.com and the N.C. governor's race for Raleigh TV station/website WRAL.com.
Time-Warner Cable's News 14 interviews President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., on his role in helping lead planning for a possible new performing-arts center in downtown Greensboro.
Pride football upends Averett 18-16 on Oct. 13 to win its Homecoming game and go to 4-2 on the season. News 2/DigTriad.com has video.
Check out Greensboro College's segment of WRAL-TV's College Road Trip!
WFMY (News 2)/DigTriad.com interviews head football coach Bill Young and quarterback Ryan Throndset on the Pride's 2-1 start in 2012.
Dr. Rebecca Klase, associate professor of political science, was interviewed on WFMY (News 2) as the Republican National Convention began about why the convention matters, and then afterward on what effect she thinks the convention will have on the campaign.
Steven Raichlen, host of PBS's series "Primal Grill" and a New York Times best-selling author, will speak at GC on Sept. 7. It's free and open to the public.
Walter L. Newton, chairman of the Greensboro College Board of Trustees, was among about 1,000 bicyclists who took part in a recent ride to benefit Habitat for Humanity in Durham and was quoted in this NBC-17 news feature.
WFMY (News 2) coverage of our Commencement exercises May 12, including our speaker, Olympic gold medalist Joey Cheek.
VIF International Education blogged about its large number of Greensboro College alumni with M.A.'s in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
WGHP (Fox 8) covered the graduation of Greensboro College Middle College's seniors. The News & Record posted a slide show of that graduation.
The News & Record published an editorial in support of state assistance to North Carolina residents who attend private colleges and universities in-state, drawing on arguments made by President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., at a recent meeting of the Guilford County legislative delegation.
The online magazine Huffington Post published a guest column by Jennifer Bird, associate professor of religion, on gay marriage.
WFMY (News 2/DigTriad.com) published a story on two members of Greensboro College's Class of 2012, Albert Hovhannisyan and Davit Avagyan, who won the Biscuitville Product Development Challenge, competing against students from other Greensboro-area colleges and universities. The News & Record (scroll down) also published an item on the pair.
Christina Smith '05 was named rookie teacher of the year at the Haynes-Inman Education Center in High Point, the second year in a row a GC alum has won that award.
WFDD-FM aired a story on Dan Malotky, chair of the Department of Religion and director of the Ethics Across the Curriculum program, who served as a judge for the Piedmont Business Ethics Awards this year for the fourth year.