Monthly Archives: September 2017

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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 >

Model walks down runway at UNCG Threads Fashion Show.

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 >

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UNCG makes Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ list for 16th straight year

For the 16th consecutive year, UNCG has made Princeton Review’s list of the nation’s best universities for undergraduate education. The education services company features UNCG… Read More >

UNCG student celebrate during the May 2012 UNCG Commence ment Ceremony. An African-American male student holds up a banner reading "You should be here."

UNCG singled out as national model for graduation, retention gains

A just-released report from the watchdog organization Education Trust holds up UNCG as a role model for other universities working to improve graduation rates. UNCG… Read More >

UNCG among best college values nationwide

UNCG has been ranked No. 56 among the top 150 best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that uses customizable, outcomes-based… Read More >

Quad, UNCG, Renovated, Parlor,

Quad earns top award from N.C. construction group

UNCG’s renovated Quad has been awarded the Star Award, the top honor given by the Construction Professional Network of North Carolina. The $55 million renovation… Read More >

Etnier, Shultz to be inducted into National Academy of Kinesiology

UNCG Professors Dr. Sandy Shultz and Dr. Jennifer Etnier will be inducted this fall into the National Academy of Kinesiology, an organization committed to the… Read More >

Bikes parked in a rack near the Quad on the UNCG campus in spring.

UNCG garners top national award for innovative transportation efforts

UNCG has been named “Best Workplace for Commuters” among universities nationwide by the National Center for Transit Research for its commitment to innovative sustainable transportation…. Read More >

Jefferson Suites Residence Hall certified LEED Silver

UNCG’s Jefferson Suites Residence Hall has been awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, an acknowledgement of the 176,000-square-foot building’s sustainable design,… Read More >

School of Education shines in latest US News & World Report rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranks UNCG’s School of Education among America’s top education graduate schools in its latest survey. Two graduate programs within the… Read More >

Service-learning with distinction

Since the award’s inception in 2006, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named UNCG to its annual President’s Higher Education Community Service… Read More >

Patrick interviewed by News 14 regarding Quad restoration

Fred Patrick, director of facilities, design & construction, was interviewed by News 14 Carolina regarding UNCG’s Quad restoration, which received Preservation Greensboro‘s “Excellence in Preservation”… Read More >

Welsh honored as fellow of the Family Firm Institute

Dr. Dianne H.B. Welsh, director of the Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program housed in UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been recognized as a Family… Read More >

Bryan School honor society named Premier Chapter

The streak continues. For the 19th consecutive year, the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society chapter in the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics has… Read More >

Princeton Review, Forbes rate UNCG tops

Princeton Review and Forbes continue to give UNCG high marks. For the 14th consecutive year, Princeton Review lists UNCG among the country’s best institutions for… Read More >