Monthly Archives: May 2019

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Our unsung heroes: Celebrating Spartan staff

They keep the Wi-Fi working. They implement programs. They keep classrooms in order. They update everything from student records to newsletters to campus signage to… Read More >

UNCG employees raise more than $171,000 for charity

UNC Greensboro’s 2018 State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) raised more than $170,000 last year for charities across the community, state, and beyond. The campaign kicked… Read More >

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UNCG celebrates first-generation students

Freshman year is all about firsts: First time living away from home; first midterm exam; first roommate; and for some students, it’s the first time… Read More >

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Hiking program provides relief for cancer survivors

The healing power of nature – it’s the premise of a program launched in 2016 by the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation at UNC… Read More >

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UNCG hosts national Healthy Homes Month kick-off

On Friday, June 1, UNC Greensboro received national attention as the official kick-off site for The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Healthy Homes… 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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UNCG database uncovers lost identities of American slaves

The story below originally appeared in the spring edition of UNCG Research Magazine. To read more and to view additional images, click here.  One undeniable vestige… Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Morgan Glover

You may have seen her at Rawkin’ Welcome Week, Homecoming or, most recently, the NCAA Tournament Watch Party – iPhone in hand, capturing all of… Read More >

Terri Shelton speaking with student at table.

UNCG hosts ‘Bizwomen Mentoring Monday’ event

For the second straight year, UNC Greensboro hosted the Triad Business Journal’s “Bizwomen Mentoring Monday” networking event. Approximately 200 students and young professionals participated in… Read More >

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Faculty, refugee women collaborate to bridge gaps in resettlement

Navigating the health care system isn’t easy. For Clementine Aulath, who immigrated to Greensboro from Central Africa three years ago, language and cultural barriers made… Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Brenda Joyce

If you want to know about the student body at UNC Greensboro, just ask Brenda Joyce. A cashier at UNCG’s Fountain View Dining Hall, “Ms…. Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Head Coach Wes Miller

When Wes Miller became head coach of the Spartans, he was just 29 years old – the youngest head coach in Division I men’s basketball…. Read More >

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UNCG, Greensboro Grasshoppers team up to host Fan Appreciation Night

UNCG is bringing its 125th anniversary celebration to First National Bank Field this weekend for a special Fan Appreciation Night with the Greensboro Grasshoppers. Join fellow… Read More >

UNCG, N.C. A&T selected as National Science Foundation I-Corps Site

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) have been awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant… Read More >

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UNCG ‘Dream Dean’ featured in Huffington Post

UNCG’s Bill Johnson – known by many as the “Dream Dean” – was recently featured in a Huffington Post article written by UNCG alumna Zithobile “Zitty” Nxumalo… Read More >

Dr. Martin Halbert named dean of University Libraries

Dr. Martin Halbert has been appointed dean of UNCG University Libraries effective July 17, 2017. Halbert has served as dean of libraries and associate professor… Read More >

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UNCG featured in Chronicle of Higher Education for efforts to close achievement gap

UNCG’s efforts to support at-risk students and close the achievement gap were recently highlighted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in an article titled “How… Read More >

Following up on recent executive order: privacy and legal resources

As we continue to assess the implications of the recent executive order regarding travel and immigration, it is important that we provide clarity on the… Read More >

Chancellor message to faculty and staff on recent executive order

On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals.” A… Read More >

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UNCG named top workplace for commuters

UNCG was named the top university nationally for employees who commute in the 2016 Best Workplaces for Commuters “Race to Excellence” awards. Best Workplaces for… Read More >