Monthly Archives: August 2019

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UNCG featured in Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’

For the 21st consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has been recognized as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates in the Princeton Review’s “Best 385… Read More >

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‘Etched in Stone?’ exhibition takes two national honors

What’s in a name? If you ask the cohort of UNC Greensboro alumni who recently received two prestigious national awards for their exhibition at UNCG… Read More >

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UNCG recognized as 2019-20 College of Distinction

UNC Greensboro has been recognized as a 2019-20 College of Distinction for its efforts in undergraduate student success and satisfaction. UNCG is one of four… Read More >

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Music, phys ed programs recognized as best for vets

UNC Greensboro’s music and physical education programs were recognized as the top programs of their kind in the state for veterans in the 2019 College… Read More >

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UNCG is top 200 in global ‘impact rankings’

UNC Greensboro ranks within the top 101-200 universities globally in the inaugural Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings. The University Impact Rankings measure global universities’… Read More >

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UNCG School of Music named best value in North Carolina

For the second consecutive year, UNC Greensboro School of Music ranks No. 1 in North Carolina for value by College Factual. Nationally, the School of… Read More >

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UNCG named Military Friendly School, earns Gold award

For the eighth consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has been named a Military Friendly School by VIQTORY for excellence in supporting military-affiliated students. UNCG received the… Read More >

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Online graduate programs recognized by U.S. News & World Report

UNC Greensboro’s online master’s programs in nursing, education, and library and information studies have been recognized as some of the nation’s top online graduate programs… Read More >

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UNCG one of 25 colleges recognized for improving campus safety

UNC Greensboro is one of 25 colleges and universities nationwide to be recognized by Safe Campus for accomplishments in improving campus safety. The UNCG Police… Read More >

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Middle College wins Gold Award, recognized as one of America’s Best Urban Schools

The Middle College at UNC Greensboro was named one of America’s Best Urban Schools by the National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) during the… Read More >

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UNCG receives 2018 Excellence in Diversity Award

UNC Greensboro received the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher… Read More >

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UNCG on a roll with recognition in national rankings

It’s been a fall of Giant Steps for UNC Greensboro: record enrollment of more than 20,000 students, a slew of national and statewide recognition for… Read More >

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UNCG ‘serves as a beacon’ in bolstering student success

UNC Greensboro’s innovative and successful work in bolstering educational opportunity and access for all students has garnered national attention. Deloitte recently published a case study titled… Read More >

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UNCG receives national STEM education award

UNC Greensboro has received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in… Read More >

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CARS ranked among top fashion merchandising programs

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) moved up this year in rankings among the nation’s top fashion merchandising programs, according to Fashion-Schools.org…. Read More >

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UNCG on Forbes’ Best Employers list

A lot of people know UNC Greensboro is a great place to work. Now, we’re getting national recognition. UNCG is ranked 114th nationally among the… Read More >

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Dr. Mike Perko recognized for excellence in teaching by UNC System

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Mike Perko, professor of public health education, to receive a 2018 Award… Read More >

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Graduate programs recognized in 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Grad Schools

Eighteen UNC Greensboro graduate programs are recognized in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Grad Schools rankings unveiled earlier this week. Among the… Read More >

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UNCG named ‘College of Distinction’

UNC Greensboro has been named a “College of Distinction,” an honor awarded to only four public universities in North Carolina. The honor recognizes institutions of higher… Read More >

Online master’s in nursing ranks No. 11 nationally in U.S. News & World Report

UNCG’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) ranks No. 11 nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Online Master’s in… Read More >

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Graduate, online programs shine in 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings

For the 27th consecutive year, UNCG is listed among the nation’s best universities by U.S. News & World Report, with several graduate and online programs… Read More >

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UNCG ranks No. 3 in UNC system in Sierra Club sustainability rankings

For the seventh straight year, UNCG ranks among the most sustainable colleges and universities in the United States and Canada according to the Sierra Club’s… Read More >

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UNCG named to Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ list for 19th consecutive year

For the 19th straight year, UNCG has been named to the Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges” list for excellence in undergraduate education. UNCG joins… Read More >

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UNCG named most affordable college in North Carolina by Business Insider

UNCG is the most affordable college in North Carolina according to new rankings by Business Insider. The rankings include only institutions listed in the U.S…. Read More >

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UNCG ranks third among NC public universities according to College Choice

UNCG ranks third among public universities and sixth among all colleges and universities in North Carolina according to the 2017 College Choice “25 Best Colleges… Read More >

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UNCG receives ‘Gold Star’ designation from National Society of Collegiate Scholars

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) chapter at UNCG has been named a Gold Star chapter for the 2016-17 academic year. The NSCS is… Read More >

UNCG recognized nationally for online Master of Education programs

UNCG is among the nation’s best universities for online Master of Education programs according to new rankings by Master’s Programs Guide. UNCG ranks No. 34… Read More >

Dr. Patricia Reggio receives Academic Development Excellence Award

Dr. Patricia H. Reggio was recently honored with a 2017 Excellence Award at Triad BioNight, a biennial celebration of the region’s life science sector organized… Read More >

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Kaplan Center recognized for ‘Excellence in Design’

Winston-Salem architecture firm Walter Robbs recently received the North Carolina State Building Commission Excellence in Design Award for its design of UNCG’s Leonard J. Kaplan… Read More >

UNCG named Military Friendly School, receives Silver Award

For the sixth consecutive year, UNCG has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media for its efforts in recruiting and retaining military veterans…. Read More >

UNCG recognized for excellence in service, education in president’s honor roll

UNCG was recognized for excellence in community service and education in the recently announced 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The honor roll… Read More >

UNCG recognized in 2016 Social Mobility Index

UNCG is ranked in the top 15 percent in the CollegeNet 2016 Social Mobility Index (SMI), a national index that ranks colleges and universities based… Read More >

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UNCG recognized as top performer in AASHE 2016 Sustainable Campus Index

UNCG has been recognized as a top performer in the subcategories of public engagement and water in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, an annual publication… Read More >

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Princeton Review ranks Bryan School No. 6 nationally in opportunity for minority students

UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics is ranked No. 6 in the nation for “Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students” in the 2017 edition of… Read More >

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UNCG named ‘Cool School’ by Sierra Club

UNCG is among the nation’s most sustainable colleges and universities according to Sierra magazine’s 2016 Cool Schools, which ranks UNCG No. 3 in the UNC… Read More >

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UNCG fashion program earns top national rankings

For the fifth consecutive year, UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) ranks among the nation’s top fashion programs according to Fashion-Schools.org. CARS… Read More >

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UNCG’s Counseling and Educational Development program ranked second in the nation

For the second year in a row, U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Department of Counseling and Educational… Read More >

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Military Times recognizes UNCG as a top university for veterans

UNCG has been named to the Military Times’ annual Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 list, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student… Read More >