Monthly Archives: June 2019

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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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New Spartans: Get ready to SOAR

At UNC Greensboro, June is the month for new Spartans to SOAR. Thousands of incoming students will visit campus over the next few weeks for… Read More >

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Students talk food, business with Jet Tila

It’s often the moments outside of the classroom that shape a student’s college experience. Tuesday was full of those moments for UNC Greensboro students, thanks… Read More >

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UNCG Trustees approve design for new Nursing and Instructional Building

The UNCG Board of Trustees approved the external design for UNCG’s new Nursing and Instructional Building on Friday at the September board meeting. The approved renderings… Read More >

UNCG and N.C. A&T to host 5th annual joint Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

UNCG and N.C. A&T are partnering to host the 5th annual joint Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at UNCG… Read More >

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The search for the oldest trees on campus

A shortleaf pine rises beside a roadway at the edge of UNCG’s Peabody Park. “That’s the Champion Tree,” Keith Watkins ’15 says. It’s the oldest… Read More >

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Join us for Spartan Showcase

Crisp air and crunchy leaves. UNCG’s campus is especially welcoming during the autumn season, and the hundreds of high school juniors and seniors attending Spartan… 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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Breaking barriers and building relationships

UNCG police have always had a presence on move-in day, managing traffic and directing new students to their destination. But this year, they amped up… Read More >

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More than 200 ways to embrace your college experience at UNCG

There are plenty of ways for UNCG students to get involved on campus – 231 to be exact. Whether students are interested in academic, professional,… Read More >

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Football takes the field

With fall just around the corner, it’s finally time for sweatshirts, pumpkin spice and – for the first time in more than a decade –… 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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Global UNCG: A practical education

Germany native Chong Zhang left his hometown of Speyer, in the summer of 2015 to pursue an MBA at UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and… Read More >

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Global UNCG: Shrirang Sahasrabudhe enjoys new access

India native Shrirang Sahasrabudhe shares his story about leaving his life in India to come to the U.S. and attend UNCG. Sahasrabude lost his eyesight… Read More >

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Global UNCG: From Philippines to America, a life of exploration

In the latest installment of #GlobalUNCG, Philippines native Rodell Barrientos shares his story of growing up living the “simple life” in Manila, Philippines, and later… Read More >

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Don’t knock this door

For nearly 80 years, the Alumni House has greeted students, guests and alumni alike to UNCG’s campus with its inviting facade, stately front porch and… Read More >

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Building the best: New rec center to open in August

A 54-foot climbing wall. Seven basketball courts. A mat room for combative arts. And a roof patio for outdoor classes and events. These are just… Read More >

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Holiday hoops

UNCG’s campus may be slowing down for winter break, but there’s no rest for Coach Wes Miller and company. Spartan hoops is in full swing… Read More >

Navied Alamoudi sets up one of the library's 3-D printers.

Digital Media Commons bridges the gap between technology and success

Did you know that UNCG’s Jackson Library has not one, but two 3-D printers for students to design and create 3-D projects? Navied Alamoudi, a… Read More >

Winning in 180 seconds: Graduate students to show off their theses in 3MT competition

The final round of UNCG’s Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, competition is Tues., Nov. 17, and you don’t want to miss it! Where… Read More >

Junior Lauren Salazar in her colorful room in Spring Garden Apartments

Students show off design with 8th annual Best Dressed Room Contest

Gone are the days of decorating dorm rooms with a few band posters and a “We’re #1” foam finger. For UNCG students in 2015, creating… Read More >

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Rock the boat

Ain’t That a Ship splashed, paddled and strategized its way to victory Wednesday night, beating Super Splash Bros and two women’s rugby teams to be… Read More >

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Supernatural fun

UNCG is amid a zombie apocalypse with the return of the highly anticipated Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ), a 24/7 game of tag that transports students… Read More >

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Popular Battle Canoes competition returns to campus

Battle Canoes, the thrilling intramural sports competition held at universities across the nation, returns to UNCG on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. at Rosenthal… Read More >

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LiveSafe use on the rise

As the school year progresses, the number of UNCG students who download LiveSafe, the university’s new personal security mobile application, is steadily on the rise…. Read More >

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Colorful pinwheels on EUC Lawn raise awareness for suicide prevention

As part of UNCG’s Fourth Annual Mental Health Month, a colorful array of pinwheels is being displayed on the Kaplan Commons (EUC Lawn) to symbolize… Read More >

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Collage of sounds

The big start to UNCG’s musical year will be Saturday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., in Aycock Auditorium. Big is the word. More than 300 students… Read More >

UNCG raises awareness with Mental Health Month

Movies about college life show football games, wacky professors and wild parties. They rarely show the hidden struggles that many students face – challenges like… Read More >

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LiveSafe!

By Thursday, August 27 at 5 p.m., UNCG’s new LiveSafe personal security app had been downloaded 2365 times since the app was launched in early… Read More >

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Fun and games

The Fencing Club. Equestrian Club. Quidditch Club. Rugby Club…. At UNCG Fall Kickoff, one table after another of student-led club sports showed off their season… Read More >

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Living Safer With LiveSafe

An estimated 2,015 UNCG students, faculty and staff have downloaded and are now using the new UNCG LiveSafe personal security app according to the UNCG… Read More >

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Safer Lives – FREE!

Next week when faculty, staff and students walk The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s campus, they will access something new to help them stay… Read More >

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Edge of a new Spartan era

UNCG is a remarkable institution, uniquely positioned to grow and thrive. Chancellor-Elect Franklin Gilliam Jr. delivered remarks at the 124th State of the Campus Address… Read More >

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Rawk On!

Welcome all new and returning students. Time to move in, get settled and learn what’s up at UNCG. It’s Rawkin’ Welcome Week! This is when… Read More >

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The UNCG Board of Trustees welcomes five new members

In early July, Governor Pat McCrory appointed two new members to the UNCG Board of Trustees. Betsy S. Oakley, UNCG alumna and co-owner of Charles… Read More >