Monthly Archives: November 2018

Colorful bowls on a table with sign that says "Empty Bowls"

Spartans raise funds for students, faculty, and staff in need

The Elliott University Center’s Azalea Room was a palette of colors last Monday for the annual Empty Bowls Sale to benefit Spartan Open Pantry. The… Read More >

Aerial photo of UNCG campus

Chancellor Gilliam: Hurricane Florence and spirit of service

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a message to the campus community. The full message is below. Dear Spartan Community, As… Read More >

Two women unpacking boxes of school supplies.

Teachers prepare for students at Moss Street Partnership School

The halls of Moss Street Partnership School in Reidsville were filled with a flurry of activity on Wednesday morning, as volunteers from UNC Greensboro and… Read More >

Students outside the UNCG auditorium wearing medallions hold certificates for the Leadership Challenge program.

Students honored for completing over 5,000 service hours

Last week, 300 new leaders walked across the UNC Greensboro Auditorium stage after completing 5,150 hours of community service over the Spring 2018 semester. “I… Read More >

Photo of Terrell Saunders

A first for UNCG: Student named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

Fighting homelessness and hunger is no small task. But armed with a Newman Civic Fellowship, UNC Greensboro’s Terrell Saunders is up for the challenge. Chancellor… Read More >

Photo of UNCG students with harvested food from Guilford College Farm

UNCG students to participate in 10th annual Spartan Service Day

Nearly 200 UNCG students will spend their Saturday morning serving the greater Greensboro community at the 10th annual Spartan Service Day this weekend. The university-wide… Read More >

Camp staff observe child saddled on horse place rings

Riding high at therapy camp

At first glance, UNCG’s Horsepower Experience looks like any other horseback riding camp, but it’s much more. Over the past 13 summers, graduate students in… Read More >

Photo of alumnus Jeff Piegari and Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard on the farm

Life on the farm

When UNCG’s Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard received a call from Peacehaven Community Farm last summer asking for clinical services for one of its core members, her… Read More >

Photo of Domonique Edwards dancing

Dancing through life

Domonique Edwards is a scholar, a high-achiever, a researcher and a performer, and UNCG is the place where all those pieces were able to come… Read More >

Photo of the School of Education Building

UNCG to host unique conference for assistant principals

Assistant principals play a critical role in schools across the state, but there are very few professional development opportunities geared just toward them. That’s why… Read More >

Time Warner: Students help donate 3,000 pounds of food

Over the last year, a group of nearly 100 UNCG students called the Food Recovery Network have been helping to feed the hungry across the Triad… Read More >

UNC-TV: UNCG professor sheds light on Revolutionary War mysteries

Dr. Linda Stine, director of UNCG’s Applied Archeology Laboratory, is using ground-penetrating radar to uncover Revolutionary War mysteries in the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park…. Read More >

Photo of Levi Saavedra working with the Food Recovery Network

On a mission to fight hunger

Junior nutrition major Levi Saavedra has always had a passion for volunteer work. So when he learned about the impact of hunger on the Greensboro… Read More >

Photo of Dr. Julianne Malveaux gives the keynote address at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Spartans honor MLK Jr. with service, celebration

This week faculty, staff and students gathered to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by volunteering in the community and discussing the… Read More >

Spartans to embrace service with 10th annual Branches of Love event

This Saturday, Nov. 21, UNCG students, alumni, faculty and staff will gather together to spread holiday cheer during the 10th annual Branches of Love. The… Read More >

UNCG Guarantee students volunteering at Barnabas Network.

Students tally more than 1 million hours in community service

UNCG students contributed more than 1 million hours of community service in 2013-14, the most recent year for which data are available. That brings the… Read More >

Service-learning at UNCG in the spotlight on ‘NC Now’

Dr. Cathy Hamilton, director of UNCG’s Office of Leadership and Service-Learning, appeared on “NC Now” Thursday to discuss the university’s commitment to service-learning and how… Read More >

students decorating trees

Sprucing up Christmas

Mariah Governor, president of UNCG’s Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA), has worked with SAA’s Christmas-time Branches of Love project for four years. You might say her… Read More >

Mural part of Glenwood renaissance

UNCG’s Center for Community-Engaged Design (CC-ED) is ready to unveil its latest public art project, a mural on the Riz Mart building in Greensboro’s historic… Read More >

Student speaks to WFMY about mentoring deaf, hard-of-hearing

Isaac Starnes, a sophomore in the Deaf Education program at UNCG, appeared on WFMY’s Good Morning show to talk about the need for volunteers to… Read More >

student raking the garden soil

UNCG students, staff help with Glenwood service projects

More than 40 UNCG students and staff planted flowers at the entrance to Steelman Park in the Glenwood neighborhood and cleaned up garden beds in… Read More >

Making health accessible

It’s a small, nondescript brick house on Simpson Street in downtown Greensboro. No signs or shingles hang out front. But this house serves an essential… Read More >

Photo of Minerva statue

UNCG’s Brown, Cash honored as top women business leaders

Two UNCG administrators have been honored among the top women business leaders in the Piedmont Triad for their influential work on campus and beyond. UNCG Chief of… Read More >

Wanda Dodson-Hoff gives visitors a tour of their facility.

UNCG, High Point partner to create Center for Children & Families

Two new facilities are now open in High Point to address the gap in early childhood services and family wellbeing – and UNCG had a… Read More >

Photo of painted bowls

Help fight hunger at last chance ‘Empty Bowls’ sale April 8

Have you purchased your bowl yet? Or would you like another to add to your set? The last chance this year to get an “Empty… Read More >

Girish Jammu, left and Steven Tamba, right, smile as they tour The Center for New North Carolinans.

Education for a lifetime

Steven Tamba and Girish Jammu came to UNCG seeking an education for themselves. They’ll leave with a plan to provide it to dozens of others… Read More >

Service trips open new worlds for students

Tyler Stobbe didn’t really know what to expect when he headed off to the North Carolina coast on a cold day early in the semester… Read More >

UNCG trio named to Business Journal’s 2014 leaders list

Three professionals with ties to UNCG were named to “40 Leaders Under 40,” a public service honors list compiled annually by the Business Journal and… Read More >

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UNCG, announce software development licensing agreement

UNCG’s Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE) announced today that it has signed a software licensing agreement with, LLC to develop the next… Read More >

Photo of Emily Janke with Chancellor Brady

UNCG’s Janke wins civic engagement award from N.C. Campus Compact

Dr. Emily Janke of UNCG has been named the 2014 Civic Engagement Sustainer Professional of the Year by North Carolina Campus Compact. Janke is an… Read More >

UNCG organizes service projects in honor of MLK

UNCG, along with Bennett College and Greensboro College, participated in nearly a dozen service projects throughout the Triad for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as… Read More >

UNCG alum interviewed about volunteer work in Philippines

Ashley vonClausburg, a UNCG alum from the class of 2009, was interviewed by Southern Maryland Newspapers Online regarding her volunteer work in the Philippines. An… Read More >

Senior projects provide business advice

Seniors from UNCG’s Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism have been working with the Surry County Economic Development Partnership (EDP) to add real-world experience… Read More >

Power to young people

The small but determined group gathered in front of the Bryan YMCA took hold of the bright green metal structure and hoisted it onto concrete… Read More >

New service helps community connect with UNCG

As part of UNCG’s continued commitment to community engagement and mutually beneficial partnerships, the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE) is launching the UNCG… Read More >

Matt Catanzarite carries his bike off of a greensboro city bus

Get on board

Matt Catanzarite takes the bus to UNCG most days. He knows what riders want and need. And, as part of UNCG’s Center for Geographic Information… Read More >

UNCG leads way in civic engagement

UNCG is one of 73 colleges and universities recognized by NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education as leaders in cultivating civic-minded students. NASPA has named… Read More >

Spartones to partner with North Davidson High, newspaper reports

The spring choral program at North Davidson High School will offer something a little different this year – music by the UNCG Spartones, a male… Read More >

Newspapers highlight Well•Spring, UNCG partnership

A partnership between UNCG and Well•Spring Services Inc. was highlighted in stories published Wednesday in The Business Journal and the News & Record. The partnership… Read More >

Front view of a Well Spring building.

UNCG, Well•Spring announce innovative partnership

Stephen Fleming, president and CEO of Well•Spring Services Inc., and UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady announced plans Tuesday for a collaborative initiative that aims to… Read More >

group photo of the 2013 UNCG service awards winners.

UNCG presents 2013 top service awards

One made a difference through public service. One has served the sick, the imprisoned and the homeless. One spent a career advocating for children. Two… Read More >

Faculty member Dr. Seung-Hyun Lee kicks the ball.

Faculty wins big, animal shelter even bigger

Faculty and staff at UNCG collected about 2,000 pounds of animal food and a variety of other donations for the Guilford County Animal Shelter recently… Read More >

Student wins top film honors for “Growing Community”

Graduating UNCG senior Sydney Vigotov, film maker of the 10-minute short, “Growing Community” about the Edible Garden at Greensboro’s Interactive Resource Center, earned first prize… Read More >

Photo of Shontria Fonville and Belinda Hardin at the Human Race

UNCG students raise money to support mental health awareness

UNCG students in Special Education Services 460 designed a T-shirt to sell and raise money to support mental health awareness and to honor the families… Read More >

UNCG student Frannie Williams smiles as she volunteers at the Out of the Garden Project.

Looking inward, reaching out

In conversations with her fellow students, senior media studies major Frannie Williams’13 has come across an interesting phenomenon related to service-learning. “Some people feel guilty… Read More >

Grad students win award for Terra Cotta project

Eight second-year students in UNCG’s masters program in history and museum studies, have won the National Council on Public History’s 2013 Graduate Student Project Award… Read More >

Stein works to help Latinos cope with depression

Her family moved to the United States when she was 4. She came to North Carolina to attend UNC Chapel Hill as a doctoral student…. Read More >