Jeff Colbert

Profile Updated: January 6, 2014
Jeff Colbert
Residing In: Greensboro, NC USA
Spouse/Partner: Sherry Colbert
Occupation: Senior Lecturer, Pol Science, UNCG/Adjunct-Elon
Children: My daughter Genny got married a little over 3 years ago to Marcos Ostria (pronounced Austria). Marcos More…brought to our family a new grandson, Aidan (9). Our newest "news" is that Genny is pregnant and their son is due on April 2 of this year (2014)!! My stepson is Mike Jones, his wife is Candy, and their three kids (our grandkids!!) are Charlie (18), Sarah (15), and Michael (12). Charlie starts college this Fall! My stepdaughter is Melissa Burroughs, her husband is Doug, and their two kids (our grandkids!!) are Megan (15) and Jackson (11). All of our kids/grandkids live in Guilford County!
Yes! Attending Reunion
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After Enloe I went to UNC Chapel Hill. The most significant thing that happened to me at UNC was that I accepted Christ as my personal savior. Unfortunately, over the next few years, it would have been hard to tell, by my lifestyle, that I had made that decision.

After 3 semesters, I transferred to UNC Greensboro and was there for only a year. I dropped out of UNCG to "get my head together"! (Remember that phrase from the 60s/70s?) It was supposed to be for only a semester or two, but it took me a while to accomplish that task, as I was out of school for 10 years!

In that time, I married and divorced my high school "sweetheart" (some of you probably remember Beth), and then married a second time. Unfortunately, that marriage didn't last either. However, it was in that relationship that my faith in Christ became alive and we brought into the world my beautiful daughter, Genny. I worked for both Hardee's and APCOA (a national parking concession company) during that 10 year stretch.

I returned to UNCG in January, 1983 and completed by BA in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration. I stayed at UNCG and got my Masters in Public Affairs, with an intention to work in local or state government. Unbeknownst to me, the Lord's plan was for me to teach, so not long after I graduated, I began teaching PSC at Guilford Technical Community College (Winter Quarter, 1986). Over my now 28 years of teaching, I have taught part-time at GTCC, Alamance Community College, and Greensboro College. I now teach full-time at UNCG (just finished my 26th year), and part-time at Elon University (just finished my 24th year).

My wife and I (and my daughter and son-in-law) are active members of Cornerstone Baptist Church here in Greensboro. I direct the Single Adult Ministry and teach a Single Adult Sunday School class. I sing in the choir and fill in as Worship Leader when our full-time worship pastor is on vacation.

School Story:

No particular story--just sort of stream of conciousness kind of stuff--Rodney Poole, Mrs. Wilson, Caraleigh Brown, Willie and Charles on the football field, cheerleading, playing tennis, Margaret Kissell and The Eagle's Eye, Nancy Hawkins and Quotannis, Camelot, Student Council, hosting the first unified statewide Student Council convention, Raleigh Youth Council, choral concerts, locking my keys in my car (weekly?). (I'm sure I'll have a different list tomorrow!)

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So sorry for your loss, Jimmy. My prayers will be with all of your family.

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Happy Birthday, Beth!!! I hope you have had an absolutely wonderful day!!!

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Happy Birthday, Bobbie!! This Eagle hopes it's a wonderful birthday!!

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Happy Birthday, Virginia!!! I hope it's a wonderful birthday!!!

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Happy Birthday!!! I hope it's a wonderful day!!!

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Sep 05, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Happy Birthday, Colean!! I hope it's a totally blessed birthday!! (And, of course, "Go Eagles"!!!)

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Happy Birthday, Al!! I hope it's a wonderful day!
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Happy Birthday, Al!! I hope it's a wonderful day!
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Hey Nancy!! I hope you have an absolutely fabulous birthday!!!
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