Environmental Design IV
Environmental Design IV IAR 202
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Date Created: 10/25/15
The Weaver and Becher Building The building located at 515 Northridge was constructed in 1925 as a 79250 squa foot wareho and was identi ed as Building A East original building on was known as ng E Central 61663 square feet of warehouse 2 story and a 15536 square feet of of ce space was constructed in 1965 The warehouse is identified as Building c West w i l was located beh Junlor H o he bui 39 39 t 39bution facility for the Ddell Hardware The bu d39 g was donated to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1997 by Mike Weaver and mes Becher Becher building As well as it esident of a Center City orporalion and the Greensboro City Club Mike Weaver Is a cIvIc and business leader He is the head of Weaver Investment Co He is a leader and supported of UNCG and has received the Uni rsily39s Centennial Awards and e Adela de F Holderness Michael Weaver Award e is also a former chair of Greensboro Chamber of Commerce The building was part renovated to bring the b g up to code an com liance mm the North Carolina Building Code and the Americans with D39 es Act The roject consi ed 0 terior renovation of two floors and of the of ce wing This bu After this building was donated to UNCG in 1997 by Weaver an Becher it was fully renovated The cost of Renovations were about 16 million The space now contains of ces and a warehouse for storage The of ce space con y cubicles which houses th Southeastern Regional V n for Education SERVE with UNCG on the second floor As well as a few random companies on the first floor SERVE company that p ovid a d education all over the wor d SERVE is a company that works in groups to provide information to UNCG History of UNCG amp International Programs General UNCG Facts Public coeducational doctoral granting residential university chartered in 1891 Enrollment is 16100 including 3769 graduate students 81 of the faculty hold the doctorate or terminal professional degree in their field Studentfaculty ratio is 1611 o General UNCG Facts Picturesque campus of red brick buildings on 77 hectors nearthe center of the city Offers 16 intercollegiate athletic teams competing at the Division I level intramural and club sports a recreation center campus golf course student magazine student literary magazine student radio station music and choral groups drama and dance performance groups a concert and lecture series a film series internships and more than 169 student organizations International Students at UNCG Approximately 500 international students from more than 90 countries This number has greatly increased from 89 students in 1979 Largest international student swap program in he US Comprehensive services for international students International Students at UNCG Highly successful International Student Association ISA group with special interest in cultures and societies around the war hosts events and trips to various locations for members and international students hosts Friday Fest which is a presentation on various countries in PhillipsHawkins dorm founded in 1980 at UNCG International Students at UNCG International House lhouse located in PhillipsHawkins dorm is a community of 50 US and 50 International students offering weekend outings holiday trips and special cultural events The location of the lhouse has evolved overthe years and was once held in Shaw Hall in the Quad International Students at UNCG Language instruction is available to students who do not meet the English language requirements They may enroll in UNCG s INTERLINK Intensive English Program Language instruction has always been a part of the inhouse and was once offered in the dorm in the evenings International Students at UNCG Top ten countries of origin of international students India China Korea Japan Taiwan Canada Mexico Turkey Indonesia and Thailand Special attention must be paid attention to the culture shock International students go through cultural adjustment initial euphoria irritationhostility gradual adjustment Study Abroad Opportunities are available for UNCG students to fulfill general studies requirements major requirements or language studies Exchange programs consist of a student swap between schools Study abroad exchanges incoming and outgoing are handled through the international Programs Center Nationwide Facts 586232 International students studied in the US in 2002 They brought nearly 13 billion into the US economy 172 top government leaders in 76 countries have studied in the United States In Taiwan more cabinet officials have PhDs from US schools than our own cabinet member in the US Tips for successful interactions with international students Don t assume common cultural knowledge Try to be non judgmental Try not to stereotype students See every encounter as a potential teachinglearning opportunity Be on the lookout for overreactions that stem from culture shock Resources International Student Association International Programs Center Office of Multicultural Affairs UNCEP exchange program ISEP exchange program wwwuncgedu
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