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In honor of Veterans Day 2013, we asked UNCG students who are active duty, in the reserves, or veterans to share their photos and tell us what they learned from their military  service. There are: 21,500,000 military veterans in the U.S. 72,000 veterans living in North Carolina. 468 UNCG students using their G.I. Bill educational […]

WVHP hits the road! Curator Beth Ann Koelsch, USAF veteran/WVHP oral history interviewer/UNC Greensboro PhD candidate Therese Strohmer, and Navy veteran Pat Childers gave a presentation and conducted a panel discussion at the 2011 joint conference of the Society of North Carolina Archivists (SNCA) and the South Carolina Archival Association (SCAA) in Morehead City, NC […]

Irene Parsons of Wilkes County, North Carolina, passed away on March 10, 2011. Irene spent three years with the Women’s Reserve of the Coast Guard (SPARs) from 1943 until 1946. Afterward, she had a long career with the Veteran’s Administration, retiring after almost thirty years of service. She was a long time supporter of the […]

photo: Ingrid Ruffin in bomb shelter in Iraq, 2003 (WV0400) There is a fascinating 5 part series that examines women’s experiences in the U.S. Military:http://www.npr.org/series/133869535/women-in-combat Women in War: ‘I’ve Lived out there with the guys’ Silver Star Recipient: A Reluctant Hero General Remembers her ‘Different’ Military Days A Soldier’s Life for a Mother and her […]

On Tuesday, September 7, UNCG sponsored a Veterans and Military Expo. 130 veterans, military personnel, university officials, and local business and community leaders listened to a panel discussion about Education, Jobs and Workforce Development and met with representatives for veterans resources. U.S. Senator Kay Hagan introduced the panel discussion and Beth Ann Koelsch, the curator […]

On Friday, May 7 2010, the University celebrated Betty Carter’s contributions to preserving and promoting the history of the institution. From her first day on February 1, 1974 through April 30, 2010, Betty processed, organized, and promoted the records of the presidents/chancellors from Charles Duncan McIver to Patricia Sullivan. Now, she was not at UNCG […]

 
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