Monthly Archives: August 2018

Drone photo of College Ave on UNCG campus.

Princeton Review features UNCG on ‘Best Colleges’ list for 20th consecutive year

UNC Greensboro is one of 384 institutions named to the Princeton Review’s “The Best 384 Colleges” for excellence in undergraduate education, marking 20 years on… Read More >

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Alumnus Dr. Ernest J. Grant named American Nurses Association president

UNC Greensboro’s School of Nursing graduates take giant steps ‒ from the impact of daily patient care and outreach to becoming leaders in the nation’s… Read More >

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Interior architecture student places in Sherwin-Williams contest

UNC Greensboro’s interior architecture program recently earned a nod from global coatings giant Sherwin-Williams, when senior Amber McCullough snagged third place for residential design in… Read More >

Photo of Dr. Dianne Welsh holding entrepreneurship award with representatives from UMass Lowell and the Deshpande symposium.

Dr. Dianne Welsh receives national entrepreneurship award

Leaders in educating the next generation of entrepreneurs gathered at UMass Lowell this month for the seventh annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The… Read More >

Spartans shine brightly at annual Student Honors Convocation

Spartan academic excellence held the spotlight last week at UNCG’s 55th annual Student Honors Convocation in Elliott University Center Auditorium, where 50 received Student Excellence… Read More >

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Dr. Sharon Morrison to receive 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNCG’s Dr. Sharon Morrison to receive a 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching. She will… Read More >

UNCG alumnus wins 2017 American Jazz Pianist Competition

UNCG alumnus Thomas Linger ’16 recently won the 2017 American Jazz Pianist Competition. The first-place prize package is valued at $10,000 and includes the opportunity to… Read More >

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Chancellor Gilliam: Taking giant steps into the spotlight

On Friday, March 10, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a message to the campus community highlighting UNCG’s recent accomplishments and the ways the university is… Read More >

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Ten Spartans recognized in Triad Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty awards

Ten UNCG students and alumni were recognized at the Triad Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty event held at UNCG’s Elliott University Center on Thursday, Feb…. Read More >

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UNCG students win national nano film contest

UNCG students Taylor Mabe and Jenna Schad have been named winners of the National Nanotechnology Initiative’s “Nano Film” video contest. Mabe, a nanoscience PhD candidate,… Read More >

Dr. Kreitinger receives German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award

UNCG’s Dr. Brooke Kreitinger, visiting assistant professor and director of undergraduate studies in German, has been awarded the 2016 German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award… Read More >

Joshua Leeper receives poses for a picture wiht the 2016 Community Impact Award plaque and North Carolina Campus Compact Executive Director Leslie Garvin.

Senior Joshua Leeper receives 2016 Community Impact Award

UNCG senior Joshua Leeper was awarded the 2016 Community Impact Award at the annual CSNAP Conference (Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnerships) hosted by North Carolina… Read More >

UNCG among nation’s best colleges for 26th year

For the 26th consecutive year, UNCG has been named one of the nation’s best universities, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges… Read More >

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UNCG among Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ for 18th consecutive year

For the 18th consecutive year, UNCG is recognized as one of nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education according to The Princeton Review’s “The Best 381… Read More >

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UNCG has “best bang for the buck” of UNC System

UNCG has the “best bang for the buck” of the UNC System schools, according to a recent ranking from Washington Monthly. The university ranked No…. Read More >

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Recent UNCG graduate wins top international sculpture award

UNCG’s Ivana Milojevic Beck ’12, ’16 MFA has been awarded the International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2016. Beck, who… Read More >

Speech-Language Pathology program ranks nationally again

Once again, UNCG’s graduate program in speech-language pathology has been named to U.S. News and World Report’s list of best speech-language pathology programs for 2016…. Read More >

A rendering of the entrance of "Prana Spa."

UNCG student wins national interior design competition

UNCG third-year interior architecture student Kim Young recently won first place in the national Bienenstock Furniture Library Interior Design Competition. Young beat out 39 entries… Read More >

Furniture Today: UNCG student wins national interior design competition

UNCG third-year interior architecture student Kim Young was featured in Furniture Today after winning first place in the national Bienenstock Furniture Library Interior Design Competition. Read… Read More >

UNCG’s Bryan School brings home national awards from small business conference

For the eighth year in a row, UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics won big at the Small Business Institute (SBI) Academic Conference held… Read More >

UNCG’s Business Analytics graduate program named to top 50 list for best value

UNCG’s Business Analytics graduate program was recently named to Value College’s Top 50 Best Value Online Big Data Graduate Programs of 2016 list. Read Triad Business Journal’s… Read More >

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And the GRAMMY Award goes to…

You’ve probably heard of GRAMMY Award winners Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift and Bruce Springsteen. Now add Phillip Riggs to the list of stars. The UNCG alumnus… Read More >

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UNCG’s Bryan School named ‘Best for Vets’ by Military Times

UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics is among the top North Carolina business schools for veterans according to the Military Times’ Best for Vets:… Read More >

Gateway Center earns international accreditation

The Gateway Materials Test Center (GMTC) has earned a new, international accreditation that is expected to attract significantly more contract testing to the site. The… Read More >

UNCG senior wins national bodybuilding competition

UNCG exercise science major Jasmine Williams began bodybuilding in 2014. She won her first competition in 2015, and 11 months later she earned her pro… Read More >

UNCG inducts 27 into Golden Chain

Ever since the Golden Chain Honor Society was founded in 1948, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been recognizing students for excellence both… 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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A picture of health

Earlier this week, students, faculty and staff gathered at Moran Commons and Plaza to hear the big news: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro… Read More >

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UNCG Green Team

UNCG’s Sustainability Coordinator Trey McDonald appears to be an easy-going, gregarious man willing to talk about most anything with visitors. Until, that is, you mention… Read More >