Greensboro College in the News!

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Benjamin Wall, assistant professor of religion and ethics, is contributing a chapter to a book to be published in April. Yes! Weekly reports. (9/20/2017)

Sheila J. Nayar, professor of English, communication and media studies, writes in the Chronicle of Higher Education about how ethnic diversity in higher education can camouflage a lack of economic diversity. (9/17/2017)

Betty Norvell ’54, who passed away on Aug. 18, 2017, is remembered by her friend, columnist Carol Long, as “A Woman of Substance” in The Record Delta of Buckhannon, W.Va. (9/7/2017)

Greensboro College Theatre‘s production of Caryl Churchill’s “Far Away” gets a strong review from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The reviewer wrote, “The abstract exploration of the struggle between societal conflict, survival and fear imposed by the government was both thrilling and thought provoking.” (9/6/2017)

Randy Raines ’00, an art teacher at Kimmel Farm Elementary School, was among nine Winston-Salem-area educators who were interviewed by the Winston-Salem Journal on the importance of the arts in education. (8/30/2017)

N.C. Rep. Jon Hardister ’06 says he’ll be moving into a new district as the result of ongoing legislative redistricting in North Carolina. The News & Record reports. (8/30/2017)

Theatre graduate Jim Ballard ’94 has secured the lead role in the world premiere of the musical “Johnny Manhattan,” which opens Sept. 6 in Michigan and may be headed to Broadway, Playbill reports. (8/23/2017)

Greensboro College Theatre will present Caryl Churchill’s “Far Away” Aug. 31-Sept. 3, Yes! Weekly reports. (8/22/2017)

President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., who chairs the board of the Greensboro nonprofit ArtsGreensboro, was quoted in a News & Record story about a visit to town by Jane Chu, chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts. (8/22/2017)

Mike Sistrom, professor and chair of the Department of History, was interviewed for a Fox News Channel story about Confederate statues and monuments. (8/18/2017)

Allison Palmadessa ’03, assistant professor of history, has published a book on higher education’s influence on American cultural identity. The News & Record reports. (7/5/2017)

Angela Corum ’05 has been named Citizen of the Week by The Stokes News! (7/4/2017)

Dana Smith ’14, who has battled cancer herself since she was 8, works with a friend to prepare gift baskets for children with cancer at Duke Children’s Hospital, the News & Record reports. (7/3/2017)

Actress Ann Mahoney ’98, a regular on the AMC series “The Walking Dead,” is interviewed in the Monday Morning Critic podcast. (6/23/2017)

The work of the Rev. Ben Roberts ’08 with poor people in Washington, D.C., who lack adequate identification is highlighted in The Washington Post. (6/15/2017)

Benjamin Wall, assistant professor of religion, has published a peer-reviewed article on faith and sport in the Journal of Disability and Religion. Yes! Weekly reports. (6/15/2017)

Anna Peluso, assistant professor of health sciences, presented her doctoral thesis at the recent national meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in Denver. Yes! Weekly has the details. (6/9/2017)

Former women’s head basketball coach Lisa Stockton, now the longtime women’s head basketball coach at perennial powerhouse Tulane, will be inducted Sept. 18 into the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame, the News & Record reports. (5/31/2017)

Former journalist Blair Pethel ’81 is now livin’ the dream as a wine maker in the Burgundy region of France. The News & Record reports. (5/31/2017)

Theatre alum Justin Weaks ’12 has won a prestigious Helen Hayes Award for Supporting Actor for his work in “Word Made Flesh,” and the News & Record has the information. (5/17/2017)

The college surprised then-Associate Professor Jean Lojko, who recently marked 35 years on the faculty and staff, with promotion to full professor at Commencement on May 13, the News & Record reports. (5/15/2017)

Students and faculty cleared 20 bags of debris from College Branch, the stream along the campus’s eastern edge, during the college’s annual Streamwalk, the News & Record reports. (5/14/2017)

Longtime college supporters Roy E. Carroll II ’85 and Vanessa Younts Carroll received the honorary Doctor of Business and Doctor of Humane Letters degrees, respectively, during Commencement exercises. Yes! Weekly reports. (5/13/2017)

T’Keyah Henry ’14 has been named North Carolina’s state high school athletic trainer/medical professional of the year, the News & Record reports. (5/3/2017) The Times-News of Burlington also did a story on her. (6/8/2017)

Greensboro College Theatre this weekend presents the world premiere of the dance musical “Tonin’,” conceived, directed, and choreographed by faculty members Perry Morgan-Hall and Ashley Hyers. Yes! Weekly reports on how the production came to be. (4/26/2017)

Larry W. Miller Jr. ’97 of Mohnton, Pa., tells the Reading (Pa.) Eagle how he changed plans from a business career to start his own law firm as a way of helping other people. (4/25/2017)

More than 20 GC students received Student Leadership Awards this week; Yes! Weekly reports. (4/21/2017)

Lynette Tannis ’95 will be the college’s commencement speaker on May 13, the News & Record reports. (4/17/2017)

Four teams of Greensboro College business students scored in the Top 50 worldwide for the week ending March 26 in a global business simulation. The News & Record reports. (4/16/2017)

Stephanie Holliday Earl ’03 and her husband, Patrick, are spouses (in real life), co-workers (both teach at Randolph College) and co-stars (first at the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., and now with Endstation Theatre Co. in Lynchburg, Va.). The News & Advance of Lynchburg has the story. (4/13/2017)

Made in Greensboro (, an online publication of the city of Greensboro and the economic development group Action Greensboro, profiles the multi-talented Greensboro College alum Danny Mackey ’03, who’s a talent agent, an entrepreneur, and “Spaz,” the long-time on-field ambassador of the Greensboro Grasshoppers minor-league baseball team! (4/12/2017)

Greensboro College’s annual Spring Streamwalk to clear trash from College Branch will take place April 21; Yes! Weekly reports. (4/12/2017)

Greensboro College has named its Commencement and Baccalaurate speakers; Yes! Weekly has the information. (4/12/2017)

Music professor Dave Fox leads The Healing Blues Band and the Meldavians in a series of concerts to benefit Greensboro’s Interactive Resource Center. The News & Record has the details. (4/6/2017)

News & Record reviewer Scott Michaels says of GC Theater’s production of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” “There is much to like about this production.” (3/31/2017)

Chemistry professor Wayne Harrison is profiled in a News & Record feature, “Running Shorts,” about local runners. (3/24/2017)

Greensboro College Theatre presents Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” March 30-April 2. Yes! Weekly has the details. (3/20/2017)

Greensboro College’s 54th Annual Jean Fortner Ward Lecture, featuring Dr. Derek Hicks of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity, is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday March 30, the News & Record reports. (3/15/2017)

Redshirt junior Kacee Hutchinson has become the first wrestler from Greensboro College’s 2-year-old program to win All America honors by virture of finishing in the Top 8 at the NCAA’s Division III wrestling championships. The Citizen-Times of Asheville reports. (3/11/2017)

Senior Sofia Sedergren‘s paper, “Framing Political Debates Based on the Attainment of Women’s Suffrage: The Case of Great Britain, 1916-1930,” won first prize at the recent 17th annual Lloyd Honors College Symposium. The News & Record reports. (3/08/17)

Julie Showfety Schatz ’89, Patricia Raube Keller ’98, and Donald Watkins ’10 will receive awards from the Alumni Association on April 8; the News & Record has more. (3/03/17)

The 54th Annual Jean Fortner Ward Lecture on faith and higher education will be Thursday, March 30; Yes! Weekly provides the details. (3/02/17)

The women’s swim team has won the Scholar All-America award from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America for achieving a team grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the Fall 2016 semester. The News & Record reports. (3/01/2017)

Redshirt junior Kacee Hutchinson becomes the first wrestler from Greensboro College’s program to qualify for the NCAA Division III wrestling tournament; the Asheville Citizen-Times reports. (3/01/2017)

The Greensboro College Department of Music presents its Winter Concert on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Yes! Weekly has more. (2/20/2017)

The 2016 edition of The Lyre, Greensboro College’s literary magazine, has received first place in general excellence from the American Scholastic Press Association. The Winston-Salem Journal reports. (2/20/2017)

Greensboro College’s Tannenbaum-Sternberger Colloquium Series continues Friday, March 3, with a presentation, “Freedom to Exist: A Transgender Perspective,” by Callid Schmid and Alexis Green. Yes! Weekly has the details. (2/20/2017)

The band Holy Ghost Tent Revival, whose members met while students at Greensboro College, is profiled by the Kentucky Kernel, a student publication of the University of Kentucky. (2/13/2017)

Josephine “Jo” Hall, assistant professor of theatre, will appear in several performances of the Royal National Theatre’s touring production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” in Charlotte this week and in Durham next week. Yes! Weekly has more. (2/13/2017)

Phillip Keller ’16 and Paula Wilder ’14, both graduates of the college’s master’s-degree program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, are among contributors to the inaugural edition of the academic journal Dialogue, which focuses on teaching English. Yes! Weekly has the details, as does the News & Record. (2/13/2017)

The Lyre, Greensboro College’s literary magazine, has won the top prize in the American Scholastic Press Association awards in its category for the fourth time in five years. Yes! Weekly reports. (2/9/2017)

Brittany Sondberg, assistant professor of art, will be one of three artists whose works are being showcased in a local exhibit Feb. 10-28. Yes! Weekly has the details. (2/8/2017)

Justin Weaks ’12 received not one but two nominations for Best Supporting Actor in the Helen Hayes Awards, which honor achievements in professional theatre in the Washington, D.C., area. Here’s the list of nominees from The Washington Post, and here’s our own story. (2/7/2017)

Greensboro College launched the public phase of its $15 million capital campaign, “GC2020: Uniquely Focused,” with a record $6 million estate gift from Walter and Dennie Newton of Durham. The News & Record reports. (2/6/2017)

Justin Weaks ’12 starred in the world premiere of Kirsten Greenidge’s stage adaptation of the Newberry Award-winning book “Bud, Not Buddy” Jan. 12-15 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, and Patrick Calhoun ’09 was the sound designer for that production. posted this interview with Weaks. (1/18/2017)

Briana Thomas ’15, a graduate student in journalism at the University of Maryland and a correspondent for Capital News Service, has an article picked up by The Washington Post. (1/16/2017)

Daniel Malotky, Dean of the School of Humanities and Lucy H. Robertson Professor of Religion and Philosophy, argues in an opinion column in the News & Record that both the political Left and Right face crises of faith. (1/9/2017)

Soprano Joann Martinson, adjunct instructor of voice, will sing the role of Frasquita in the Greensboro Opera’s production of “Carmen” Jan. 13-15. (1/3/2017)

The second volume of Greensboro College’s The Healing Blues Project to help fight homelessness has been released, and WFDD-FM’s David Ford has the story. (12/28/2016)

Greensboro College was among five Greensboro colleges and universities from which students participated in the course Reclaiming the Community, which teaches students how to involve everyday people in solving a community’s problems. News & Record columnist Susan Ladd reports. (12/8/2016)

Greensboro College has had its accreditation reaffirmed for 10 years, its accrediting body has announced. The News & Record reports. (12/6/2016)

Greensboro College is back from the edge, financially stable, and thriving, the News & Record reports. (12/4/2016) (.pdf version)

Anna Peluso, assistant professor of health sciences, recently published a paper finding that eating more fruit and vegetables doesn’t necessarily help you lose weight any faster; the News & Record reports. (11/18/2016)

Benjamin Wall, associate professor of religion will be speaking on “Fearless Speech vs. Freedom of Speech: Disabling the Dominant Narrative of Free Speech” at the next Tannenbaum-Sternberger Colloquium, Friday, Dec. 2, and Yes! Weekly has the info. (11/16/2016)

Andreas Mosby ’15, a second-year student at Elon Law School, has received a scholarship from the Guilford County Association of Black Lawyers in honor of his academic work and work with the Elon Law Review and the Elon Law Moot Court board, the Triad Business Journal reports. (11/15/2016)

George Johnson, Freddy Johnson ’77 and Ashley Roseboro ’04 have been elected to the college’s Board of Trustees, Yes! Weekly reports. (11/4/2016)

President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., and trustee Roy E. Carroll II ’85 have been named among the Triad’s Most Influential People of 2016 by the Triad Business Journal. (11/2/2016)

The late Earline Heath King, a Greensboro College alumna and renowned sculptor and patron of the arts, is recognized by the Winston-Salem Journal as one of its History Makers. (10/30/2016)

Pride junior running back Markez Brown is interviewed by his Albemarle hometown paper, the Stanly News & Press, on his transition from high-school to college football. (10/27/2016)

The CD-release concert for The Healing Blues, Vol. 2, is at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 here at Greensboro College, and the News & Record has the information. (10/27/2016)

Yes! Weekly’s Halloween issue focuses on the Triad’s ghosts, with a long look at tales of hauntings here at Greensboro College. (10/26/2016)

Greensboro College Theatre’s production of the musical “Sugar,” an adaptation of the movie “Some Like It Hot,” gets a strong review from the News & Record, which calls the show “ambitious” and “very entertaining.” (10/22/2016)

Greensboro College’s Dave Fox appears on WFMY-TV’s “Good Morning Show” to promote the CD release concert Oct. 30 for the Healing Blues, Vol. 2. (10/21/2016)

Greensboro College hosts the CD release concert Oct. 30 for the Healing Blues, Vol. 2, and the News & Record has the details. (10/10/2016) lavishes praise on Assistant Professor Jo Hall for her work in the Royal National Theatre’s touring production of the Tony Award-winning play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. (10/8/2016)

The Washington Post favorably reviews the Royal National Theatre’s touring production of the Tony Award-winning play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” in which Assistant Professor Josephine “Jo” Hall is appearing through Spring 2017. (10/7/2016)

Actress Ann Mahoney ’98, who has appeared in the AMC-TV series “The Walking Dead” and the movie “Bad Moms,” gives acting and audition advice to students at the University of Connecticut Sept. 29, as Benzinga reports. (9/28/2016)

Theatre alumnus Donald Watkins, who had featured roles in the recent “Roots” remake and the feature film “Free State of Jones, is featured in the News & Record. (9/19/2016)

The 20th Annual Gate City Soup Bowl football game between Greensboro College and Guilford College collected momre than 7,000 cans of food to benefit the nonprofit Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest N.C., the News & Record reports. (9/14/2016)

Greensboro College’s Reynolds Center will once again be the voting place for Guilford County precinct G44 on Election Day, Time-Warner Cable (News 14) reports. (9/12/2016)

GC student Adelaide “Addie” Elliott is featured in Time-Warner Cable (News 14)’s feature on the National Folk Festival, held in downtown Greensboro Sept. 9-11. Addie mentiond that she was covering the festival for The Collegian and even mentioned the paper’s URL, but that part got cut out! (9/10/2016)

The college is holding an open house in its UXLab this Thursday, Sept. 15, and the News & Record has the details. (9/12/2016) The paper wrote a longer piece in 2014 when the lab opened to private businesses.

President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., appeared in a Time Warner Cable News (News 14) segment on the upcoming Say Yes Guilford event at which students can meet one-on-one with representatives of private colleges. (9/08/2016)

Joy Lough, visiting assistant professor of business administration, is featured in a WXII-TV news segment on the college’s open discussion, “Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter,” being held at noon Sept. 8 on campus. (9/8/2016)

Head football coach Greg Crum is featured in an article in the News & Record two days before the 20th Annual Soup Bowl. (9/1/2016)

Theatre professor John Saari is quoted, and adjunct faculty member Sean Saari is pictured (in a shot from 2011, when he was an undergraduate here), in an article on stage-floor painting in the September 2016 issue of Stage Directions magazine. (8/29/2016)

L. Wayne Johns, associate professor of English, is one of 11 poets who have joined with 11 artists to create a self-guided walking exhibit of poetry and art in downtown Greensboro., the News & Record reports. (8/17/2016)

Josephine “Jo” Hall, assistant professor of theatre, will be taking a sabbatical in 2016-2017 to take part in the 13-month U.S. tour of the Royal National Theatre‘s production of the Tony Award-winning play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” The News & Record and Triad City Beat report. (8/12/2016)

Theatre faculty members John Saari and Marion Seaman get props from the News & Record’s GoTriad section for their work in set/lighting design and costume design, respectively, in the Greensboro Historical Museum’s 30th-anniversary production of “Five by O. Henry,” an annual adaptation for the stage of works by the great short-story writer and Greensboro native. (8/4/2016)

Donald Watkins ’10, who appeared in the “Roots” remake and the movie “Free State of Jones,” is the subject of a Q&A with the entertainment magazine Scene. (8/1/2016)

Greensboro College President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., has been elected to a one-year term as vice chairman of the local nonprofit ArtsGreensboro, as the News & Record reports. (6/29/2016)

Greensboro College’s team in the 2016 NASA International Space Apps Challenge won a global award for its work in this year’s event. The News & Record has the information. (6/15/2016)

Philip Keller, a recent graduate of GC’s M.A. TESOL program, is among a group that will carry a friend with muscular dystrophy on their backs across Europe this summer. WFMY-TV (News 2)  has the story. (5/24/2016)

The News & Record’s higher-ed reporter, John Newsom, has some good things to say about the honorary degree presented May 7 to Walter Newton, outgoing chair of the Board of Trustees. (5/15/2016)

The Healing Blues documentary will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Interactive Resource Center, and the release of The Healing Blues Vol. 2 CD is imminent. Yes! Weekly reports. (5/11/2016)

The college recently has received three large gifts totaling more than $1 million, President Lawrence D. Czarda, Ph.D., announced during Commencement. The Triad Business Journal and The News & Record report. (5/9/2016)

John Gromatzsky, who on May 7 will become the first Greensboro College student to graduate from the college’s new digital-music production program, is profiled in a News & Record roundup of college “firsts.” (5/4/2016)

Jonathan Brotherton, professor of music, has received the 2016 Award of Merit from the Euterpe Music Club of Greensboro, the News & Record reports. (4/26/2016)

Josephine Hall, assistant professor of theatre, is directing the Gallery Players’ production of the stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice,” the Times-News of Burlington reports. (4/18/2016)

GC Theatre’s presentation of “Cradle Song,” “a small, smart musical with a lot of heart,” receives a glowing review from the News & Record. (4/16/2016)

Walter L. Newton, chair of the Greensboro College Board of Trustees, will be this year’s Commencement speaker, and the Rev. Samuel Moore ’87, a member of the Board of Trustees, will be this year’s Baccalaureate speaker, the News & Record reports. (4/11/2016)

Daniel Malotky, dean of the School of Humanities and Lucy H. Robertson Professor of Religion and Philosophy, has published an op-ed in the News & Record on the college’s “The Informed Citizen” initiative in the context of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy. (4/3/2016)

A 1994 book by Jon Epstein, visiting associate professor of sociology and criminal justice, on the sociology of U.S. rock music, is being republished April 12. Yes! Weekly has the news. (3/31/2016)

Ann Mahoney ’98, who portrays Olivia in AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” is profiled by the Herald-Mail of Hagerstown, Md. (3/28/2016)

Lt. Col. Dianna Echard-Danis ’89, Detail Inspector General with the U.S. Army Reserve Command, is profiled by the Department of Defense on how women make their way in the traditionally all-male military. (3/22/2016)

Director of Academic Accessibility Daryl Bruner has had a paper on learning styles published in an academic journal, and the News & Record reports. (3/18/2016)

Forbes magazine looks at the growth in collegiate wrestling at the Division III level, and GC head wrestling coach Erik Wince makes a good case for it. (3/17/2016)

Philip Keller, a student in GC’s M.A. TESOL program, is among a group that will carry a friend with muscular dystrophy on their backs across Europe this summer. The News & Record reports. (3/12/2016)

Greensboro College’s School of Business offers a clothing closet where students can find interview-appropriate clothing for free. WGHP (Fox 8) has the story. (2/25/2016)

Greensboro College economist William K. MacReynolds says the drop in consumer confidence does not presage a recession, and Yes! Weekly reports. (2/23/2016)

Greensboro College’s Healing Blues Project presents Adrian Duke in concert Feb. 16 with Lawyers, Guns & Money, and Yes! Weekly (a sponsor of the Healing Blues Project) has the information. (1/29/2016)

GC alum George Dimopoulos and his fitness-training app, The Train App, are featured on WGHP-TV (Fox 8) after the app becomes available on Apple’s App Store. (1/28/2016)

The News & Record‘s reviewer writes of Greensboro College Theatre’s production of “Two Rooms,” “The play, set between 1984 and 1987, rings as true today as it would have then.” (1/23/2016)

The Healing Blues Project announces plans for a concert series, and the News & Record has the story. (12/4/2015)

Holy Ghost Tent Revival, a band that includes several GC alumni, is featured in Triad City Beat. (11/25/2015)

Associate Professor of Theatre Jo Hall is featured in the News & Record for her efforts to rescue and find homes for a cat and its four kittens who were found on campus. (11/23/2015)

Freelance writer and alumnus Edwin Arnaudin profiles the Asheville, N.C.-based band Holy Ghost Tent Revival, which includes several GC alumni, for MountainXpress. (11/17/2015)

GC softball’s head coach, Becky Bishop, is featured on WGHP-TV (Fox 8) as she relentlessly pursues her coaching duties despite back surgery that has left her unable to walk without a walker. (11/17/2015)

The Healing Blues Project is highlighted in an article by Wayne Johns, associate professor of English, in the journal The New New South. (11/13/2015)

The current art exhibit by local illustrators is featured in Yes! Weekly. (11/11/2015)

The News & Record calls Greensboro College Theatre’s production of “Mary Poppins” “a fantastic way to start out a holiday season of theater.” (11/6/2015)

Greensboro College Theatre presents the beloved musical “Mary Poppins” Nov. 5-8, and the News & Record’s GoTriad section reports. (10/29/2015)

The Art+Dialogue art exhibit currently on display in the Anne Rudd Galyon and Irene Cullis Galleries is featured in this week’s Triad City Beat. (9/30/2015)

2015 graduate George Demopolous is featured in the October 2015 edition of the Greensboro Merchants Association’s monthly magazine, GMA Trends, in a front-page article on the N.C. Entrepreneurship Center, which matched Dimopoulos with a mentor as Demopolous worked to develop a personal-fitness social-media application called Train. (9/28/2015)

Greensboro College Theatre students Michaela Richards and Lilly Allemonde have followed their personal passions regarding rape and post-traumatic stress disorder, respectively, into playwriting and directing opportunities, and News 14 has the story. (9/11/2015)

The New Jersey Association of Community Theatres’ 43rd annual Perry Awards, begun in 1973 by a very young William Perry Morgan-Hall, now on the theatre faculty at Greensboro College, will be given out Sept. 20, The (Trenton, N.J.) Times reports.

Dr. William K. MacReynolds, founding dean of the School of Business and director of the N.C. Center for Economic Prosperity, is quoted in a Winston-Salem Journal article about North Carolina’s continually rising unemployment rate. (9/2/2015)

Dr. Lynette Tannis ’95 will speak here Sept. 1 on educating incarcerated youth. Yes! Weekly has the details. (8/20/2015)

Greensboro College names Anne Jones Hurd ’81 vice president and chief advancement officer, and the Triad Business Journal reports. (7/23/2015)

Jay Ashley, manager of The Times News in Burlington, N.C., writes about the time he saw O. Henry’s ghost in Greensboro College’s Lea Center. (7/11/2015)

Greensboro College’s brand-new wrestling program has landed a transfer, Kacee Hutchinson, who was an All-American and placed sixth at 216 pounds in the ASICS University nationals held May 28-31 in Akron, Ohio, the Asheville Citizen-Times reports. (7/10/2015).

Music professor Dave Fox’s band, the Meldavians, is featured in O. Henry magazine. (7/6/2015)

Former GC football player Allen Stallings is part of a new trend — former college athletes working on NASCAR pit crews. He is on driver Kasey Kahne’s crew, the Daytona Beach News Journal reports. (7/4/2015)  

Two former Greensboro College basketball players, Chevena Pickard and Adrienne Terrell, are standing out for the Winston-Salem Lady Warcats semi-pro basketball team, the Winston-Salem Chronicle reports. (7/2/2015)

David Schram, Jefferson Pilot professor of theatre and founding dean of the School of the Arts, writes a letter to the editor of the News & Record, thanking the paper for its coverage of the high rating given GC’s theatre program by a theatre website and noting the large number of quality college theatre programs in the region. (6/28/2015)

Music faculty members Greg Hyslop and Neill Clegg will perform at the 2015 John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, the News & Record reports. (6/26/2015)

Ajoya Long, a 2015 English & Communication Studies graduate, contributes an article to Greensboro’s Carolina Peacemaker on progress toward a food co-op in the “food desert” of northeast Greensboro. (6/18/2015)

Greensboro College’s theatre program is rated as one of the Top 10 overlooked college theatre programs in the mid-Atlantic region by the online theatre site OnStage, as the News & Record reports. (6/9/2015)

Andy Scott, a 2013 Theatre/Directing graduate, and Casey Lynne Gardner, a 2013 Theatre/Acting graduate, get rave notices for their work in’s five-star review of Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s production of “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.” (5/29/2015)

William K. MacReynolds, founding dean of the School of Business and director of the school’s N.C. Center for Economic Prosperity, is quoted in a front-page article in the News & Record on the outlook for summer employment for teens. (5/28/2015)

Genia Edelman ’92, a former GC volleyball player, is highlighted by the Hilton Head (S.C.) Monthly for her interest in organizing and coaching beach volleyball. (5/27/2015)

At least one new member of the Pride, LeAnn Husted, has shown grit and determination even before enrolling, as The Dispatch of Lexington, N.C., reports. (5/27/2015)

Alum Christopher Hairston gets a makeover, and 1808 Magazine is there. (5/26/2015)

A two-man team that included rising senior Greensboro College golfer John Grimes won the Carolinas Four-Ball Championship golf tournament May 10 at Camden Country Club in Camden, S.C., The Times News of Lexington, N.C., reports. (5/14/2015)

Triad City Beat’s sports columnist, Anthony Harrison, salutes Greensboro College alumni for inviting him to our Jim Locke Tournament Kickoff Party for the Greensboro Grasshoppers’ home opener at NewBridge Bank Park. (5/13/2015)

The Golf Channel’s Morning Drive hosts salute the Charles Decatur Cunnningham Jr. Endowment to fund Greensboro College’s golf program. (5/4/2015)

Yes! Weekly took note of Greensboro College’s outstanding graduate student, traditional undergraduate student and adult undergraduate student. (5/2/2015)

Greensboro College’s Commencement became the subject of a News & Record photo gallery by photographer Jerry Wolford. (5/2/2015)

Bill MacReynolds, dean of the business school and director of the N.C. Center for Economic Prosperity, says the latest job-growth numbers for the Greensboro metro area are a “wonder,” Yes! Weekly reports. (5/1/2015)

Meredith Migliorato ’04, a physical-education teacher at Alderman Elementary in Greensboro, has written a book aimed at encouraging kids to be themselves. The school gets a portion of the proceeds. WFMY (News 2) has the story. (4/23/2015)

Alley Yeager, first baseman for the GC softball team, made all-conference despite having been born with only one hand. WGHP (Fox 8) features her. (4/21/2015)

More than 400 people attended the Behavioral Health Faith Summit on campus April 16, and the News & Record was there. (4/17/2015)

Three Greensboro College alumni received service awards April 11, and Yes! Weekly has the information. (4/15/2015)

Three Greensboro College professors received teaching awards April 11, and Yes! Weekly has the details. (4/15/2015)

The Behavioral Health/Faith Summit, being held on campus April 16, was featured on the Good Morning Show on WFMY (News 2). (4/14/2015)

Greensboro College will be the only North Carolina site for the 2015 International Space Apps Challenge, being hosted here on campus April 10-12, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. (More information.) (3/22/2015)

Ann Walter-Fromson, a professor emerita of psychology who is active in wildlife and nature organizations, has published a column in the News & Record on how to plant a garden that will attract birds. (3/22/2015)

The Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament is here in Greensboro for the last time until 2020, and Richard Beard ’03, a GC trustee and the chairman of Tournament Hosts of Greensboro, is overseeing the more than 600 volunteers who make the tourney tick, as the News & Record reports. (3/13/2015)

GC will host a community summit on behavioral health and faith April 16, and Yes! Weekly has the details. (3/13/2015)

GC students and art professor Ted Efremoff are working on a documentary on the Healing Blues Project, and the News & Record has the details. (3/11/2015)

Men’s basketball player Simeon Howard was featured on WFMY (News 2) after being named USA South Conference Player of the Year. (2/24/2015)

GC dance instructor Ashley Hyers, who choreographed GC Theatre’s production of “The Robber Bridegroom,” is in this week’s Yes! Weekly Artist Spotlight. (2/18/2015)

When the Pride women’s basketball team came from 3 points down at the half to complete a solid victory over N.C. Wesleyan, Triad City Beat’s Jeff Laughlin was there. (2/18/2015)

GC M.Ed. student Brittaney Murray is the Sanford (N.C.) Herald’s Teacher of the Week. (2/10/2015)

Greensboro College’s UXLab is unique in the North Carolina Piedmont; the News & Record writes about it. (12/26/2014)

A year after emerging from probation with its accreditor, Greensboro College is “reassured and confident,” the Triad Business Journal writes. (12/12/2014)

The Healing Blues Project is featured in 1808 Magazine. (9/22/2014)