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UNCG developed strategic plan roadmaps growth for North Carolina’s wine and grape industry

UNCG developed strategic plan roadmaps growth for North Carolina’s wine and grape industry

GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina’s wine and grape industry has experienced exponential growth in the past decade, employing more than 7,600 people. Now the industry has a five-year roadmap for continued growth and economic impact. Researchers from the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics have developed the first comprehensive strategic plan for the North Carolina wine and grape industry. Formulated with input from key stakeholders ―  including industry representatives, governmental agencies, business leaders and academics ― the report identified key areas of direction, including: Ensuring the quality of North Carolina grapes and wines to drive sales, and increase positive brand recognition and consumer confidence; Continued funding and research in enology, marketing, viticulture and wine/grape business; Enhanced marketing to inform […]

US Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro, NC

US Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro, NC

GREENBSORO, NC July 28, 2014 – Final results from U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Starmount Forest Country Club in Greensboro, NC on Monday, July 28, 2014 (6647 yards, par 35-36—71, Rating: 72.2/139). Five qualifying spots and two alternate positions are available at this qualifying site. John Eades from Charlotte, NC shot a six-under 65 to earn medalist honors. Charlotte, NC native Matt Kilgo and Raleigh, NC native John Pitt both fired matching four-under par 67 to take the 2nd and 3rd qualifying spots.  Chris Cassetta from Winston-Salem, NC earned the 4th spot with a three-under par round of 68.  Four players played off for the last qualifying position with scores of one-under 70.  Tom Nolan from Greensboro, NC […]

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17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship Final Results from Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC

17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship Final Results from Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC

SEVEN LAKES, NC July 25, 2014 – Final results of the 17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC on Friday, July 25, 2014 (Par 36-36—72, Males=6094 yards; Females=4967 yards). Kevin and Jodee Tindal of Rock Hill, SC fired a five-under par 67 to win the 17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship by two strokes.   “Jodee drove it dead straight all day,” stated Kevin Tindal. “We then had a spurt where we made a few birdies.”   The win marks the first CGA championship title for both the 44-year-old Kevin Tindal and daughter Jodee who is a rising sophomore at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, SC.   Carolinas […]

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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