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UNCG welcomes new students at NAV1GATE

UNCG welcomes new students at NAV1GATE

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UNCG welcomes new students at NAV1GATE

A new tradition was born on Monday as UNCG welcomed the newest group of Spartans at the inaugural NAV1GATE New Student Convocation. Nearly 3,000 first-year and transfer… Read More >

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Soaring into spring

There’s something special about springtime at UNCG. It’s the perfect time to take a stroll down College Avenue, grab a cone at Yum Yum or… Read More >

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Soccer-style teaching scores big

“GOOOOAAALLLLLLLL!” The celebratory cry of soccer players and fans can be heard in just about any backyard, field or stadium in the United States and… Read More >

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Chelimo shines, wins silver

The Spartan community followed Paul Chelimo’s Olympic journey from his qualifying race in July to his silver medal finish in Rio. Check out social media highlights from Paul’s week in Rio.

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Paul Chelimo: Racing to Rio

Thirteen minutes and 35 seconds. That’s how long it took former UNCG track and field star Paul Chelimo ’14 to punch his ticket to Rio…. Read More >

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From fútbol to finance

Three decades ago, Andrew Mehalko ’87 was known as a star UNCG soccer player and a three-time national champion. Fast forward to 2016, and he’s… Read More >

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Exploring identity through art

Whether he was sketching on notebook paper or piecing together large-scale collages, Maurice Moore was always fascinated with the idea of exploring his own identity… Read More >

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Getting down to business

Hard work and discipline have always been part of Lawrence Watkins’ DNA. So when he arrived at UNCG as a freshman and learned about the… Read More >

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Redesigning downtowns

As a young girl, Emily-Kate Hannapel was constantly rearranging her room – shifting furniture, changing color and envisioning new spaces. Twenty years later, Hannapel is… Read More >

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Global UNCG: Taiwan’s Mei-Lan Chen builds lifelong relationships

International student Mei-Lan Chen shares her story about her life in Taiwan, which means Beautiful Island. Chen arrived in America in 2000 because of her… Read More >

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Global UNCG: South Korea’s Hyelim Shin Relishes UNCG For Education and Opportunity

International student Hyelim “Heather” Shin shares her story about leaving Wonju, South Korea, to pursue a degree in psychology at UNCG. She said the assistance… Read More >

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College of choice

As one of the top students in his eastern North Carolina high school graduation class and a talented musician, Isaac Hawkins could have gone to… Read More >