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UNCG School of Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

UNCG School of Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

GREENSBORO, NC July 22, 2014 – Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience. The School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro today announced the launch of an accelerated nursing degree program that provides course credit for military experience. The new program, the UNCG Veterans Access Program (VAP), will start January 2015 with a cohort of approximately 24 veterans. With some prior college credit, veterans who are RNs can earn the bachelor’s of science in nursing (BSN) within nine months, and those earning the BSN leading to RN licensure can complete the program within 18 months. “Many veterans worked as medics, physical therapists, nurses’ aides, […]

65th Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship

65th Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship

GREENSBORO, NC July 24, 2014 Sectional Qualifying Forest Oaks CC     Greensboro, NC Final Results Carolinas Junior Boys’ Qualifying (6,419 yards, par 72, 70.5/130)       Place   Name                                                                       Score T1    Aaron Walker (2015), Charlotte, NC                     34-34–68 Alex Burris (2015), Greensboro, NC                     36-32–68 Hardy Hogan (2016), Raleigh, NC                        34-34–68 T4    Brantley Phillips (2016), Greensboro, NC             34-35–69 James Sugg (2016), Pinehurst, NC                       34-35–69 T6    Chance Watson (2014), Newland, NC                  35-35–70 Quade Lukes (2017), Chapel Hill, NC                   37-33–70 T8    Reilly Erhardt (2015), Greensboro, NC                 36-35–71 Tripp Summerlin (2016), Summerfield, NC          38-33–71 T10   Andrew Wilmoth (2018), Raleigh, NC                   36-36–72 Colton Naslund (2015), Waxhaw, NC                   38-34–72 Dylan Lukes (2015), Chapel Hill, NC                     37-35–72 Kevin […]

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UNCG’s Summer Music Camp celebrates 32nd Season with Record Enrollment

UNCG’s Summer Music Camp celebrates 32nd Season with Record Enrollment

GREENSBORO, NC July 16, 2014 – The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s 32nd Annual Summer Music Camp program at UNCG is hosting a record crowd of young musicians, retaining the title of largest university music camp in the nation. Enrollment for 2014 is the largest in the history of the UNCG Summer Music Camp, with approximately 1,830 students in attendance. Since the camp began in 1983, some 54,000 student musicians have attended. “We have had a record demand for enrollment this year and it seems to grow every year,” said Dr. John R. Locke, founder and director of the music camp. The 2014 camp has drawn students from 15 states, from as far away as California, Vermont and Iowa, […]

Carolina Golf Association NC Junior Boys’ 13 and Under Championship

Carolina Golf Association NC Junior Boys’ 13 and Under Championship

18th NC Junior Boys 13 & Under Championship Asheboro City Golf Course July 14-15, 2016   Match Play Results ASHEBORO, NC July 15, 2014 – Grayson Wotnosky of Wake Forest, NC captured his first CGA major title defeating Symon Balbin of Pinehurst, NC six and five in the championship match of the 18th NC Junior Boys 13 and Under Championship being hosted by Asheboro City Golf Course in Asheboro, NC.  Wotnosky never trailed in any of his four matches during the event winning four and two over Smith Brewer of Raleigh, NC, four and two over Wells Armes of Raleigh, NC, three and two over qualifying medalist Fulton Smith of Pinehurst, NC.  Balbin advanced to the championship match defeating Jack […]

8th Carolinas Golf Association Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship

8th Carolinas Golf Association Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship

Country Club of Whispering Pines Final Results WHISPERING PINES, NC July 15, 2014 – Roshnee Sharma of Waxhaw, NC fired a final round 71 to win the 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 and Under Championship hosted by the Country Club of Whispering Pines in Whispering Pines, NC. Sharma used three birdies in her final round to hold off a back nine charge from her fellow competitor, Elizabeth Nguyen, from Pinehurst, NC. Nguyen finished in solo second after giving a Sharma a little bit of a scare, “she birdied three holes on the back and it was impressive,” said Sharma of Nguyen’s back nine play. Sharma stayed steady to finish her round capturing the title becoming the 8th Champion of the […]

CGA 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship Round One Results

CGA 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship Round One Results

8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship Country Club of Whispering Pines Round One Results WHISPERING PINES, NC July 14, 2014 – Elizabeth Nguyen of Pinehurst, NC and Roshnee Sharma of Waxhaw, NC are tied for the lead after the first round of The 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 and Under Championship. The pair lead the field compiled of best junior girl golfers from the Carolinas after the first round. The event is being hosted by the Country Club of Whispering Pines in Whispering Pines, NC for the 8th year.  Ana Tsiro of Asheville, NC leads the junior division, while Gaby Tucker of Fayetteville, NC leads the Sub-Junior division. Round two will begin tomorrow at 8:30am with a shotgun […]

Carolinas Golf Association NC Junior Boys 13 and Under Championship

Carolinas Golf Association NC Junior Boys 13 and Under Championship

ASHEBORO, NC July 14, 2014 Asheboro City Golf Course   Stroke Play Results Fulton Smith of Pinehurst, NC claimed the medalist award in the 18th NC Junior Boys’ 13 and Under Championship with a round of three under par 67 on the Donald Ross designed Asheboro City Golf Course.  Smith got off to a slow start with a double bogey on his fifth hole and made the turn in even par 35.  On the back side, Smith made three birdies, six pars and no bogeys to finish with his 67.  Grayson Wotnosky of Wake Forest, NC finished five shot back with a 72.  Defending Champion Akshay Bhatia of Wake Forest joined the top 15 from the qualifier in the championship […]

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Greensboro Grasshopper Domingo German Named To All-Star Futures Game

Greensboro Grasshopper Domingo German Named To All-Star Futures Game

Greensboro, N.C. – The Greensboro Grasshoppers are pleased to announce that Domingo German has been selected to represent the Miami Marlins and the Greensboro Grasshoppers in the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. German will travel to Target Field in Minneapolis to participate in the July 13th game. The annual game is in its 16th year and features the top Minor League prospects. “I never thought I would make the World team,” German said. “It’s a surprise for me. I am so happy; I have been working hard all year.” With the selection, German will be one of nine representatives from the Dominican Republic playing for the World Team. This is the second all-star accolade this season for German as he […]

BASSNECTAR announces Greensboro concert this fall!

BASSNECTAR announces Greensboro concert this fall!

BASSNECTAR ANNOUNCES ‘NVSB’ TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUESTS KILL PARIS & SON OF KICK NOISE VS BEAUTY OUT TODAY Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center  Saturday October 18   Today acclaimed bass music pioneer, Bassnectar, releases his 10th album, Noise Vs Beauty, and  announces his fall ‘NVSB’ tour which includes his 8th Bass Center Event – a come one come all destination spectacular at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The ‘NVSB’ tour will feature Bassnectar’s extensive multimedia production that gives concert-goers the most immersive experience possible along with an endless list of special effects which continues to raise the bar for any live show. The tour comes in support of his newest album which features early singles “You & Me”, “Now” and “Hold On”  and has been praised by the […]

NC811 and Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas Form an Alliance

NC811 and Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas Form an Alliance

The goal of North Carolina 811 is to educate all Excavators GREENSBORO, NC June 20, 2014 – “It is HCAC’s intention to work closely and collaborate with other organizations, in order to identify more opportunities for the Hispanic construction industry”, stated Julian Arcila, Executive Director of HCAC.  NC811 has sponsored and supported HCAC for the past several years at their Conference and Expo.  With the new revised Underground Utility Safety and Damage Prevention Act coming into effect October 1, 2014, there is a need to educate all excavators within North Carolina about the changes.  View the revised law by following this link:  http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/statutes/statutelookup.pl?statute=87 NC811 is partnering with HCAC to help educate their members.  Providing brochures in Spanish will help contractors/excavators […]

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