Monthly Archives: February 2019

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Believe in the G and give back

Why do you Believe in the G? Maybe it’s the University’s commitment to student success, its excellence in community-engaged research, or the $1 billion economic… Read More >

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University Libraries to host 60th annual Friends of the Libraries Dinner

UNC Greensboro University Libraries will host its 60th annual Friends of the Libraries Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m., with author and UNCG… Read More >

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Believe in the G campaign raises more than $517,000

It was a record year for UNC Greensboro’s 48-hour Believe in the G giving campaign. More than 1,100 Spartans raised over $517,000 for 316 funds… Read More >

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Share Spartan pride with Believe in the G

It’s that time of the year again. Feb. 21 and 22 mark the fifth annual Believe in the G – a 48-hour celebration of Spartan… Read More >

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More than 1,100 Spartans give in #BelieveInTheG campaign

UNCG’s #BelieveInTheG giving campaign saw record levels of participation this year, with more than 1,100 Spartans raising $111,467 in just 48 hours. Funds raised will… Read More >

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Give back with #BelieveInTheG

For the fourth straight year, UNCG is hosting the #BelieveInTheG 48-hour giving campaign, an opportunity for alumni, faculty, staff, students and community members to share… Read More >

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UNCG receives $2.3 million gift to train future teachers

UNCG’s School of Education received the largest gift in its history Monday – $2.3 million from the Tom Haggai and Associates (THA) Foundation. This gift,… Read More >

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Greensboro philanthropist makes transformative gift to promote wellness at UNCG

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) announced today a $5 million gift made by Tobee Kaplan in honor of her late husband, Leonard… Read More >

New York Times Best Selling Author to speak at UNCG

Chris Bohjalian has penned 18 books, and in each one, he eloquently handles tough issues such a human trafficking, homelessness, struggling marriages and the Armenian… Read More >

Believe in the G graphic with the McIver statue. The graphic displays that a total of 932 donors raised $151,227 for the campaign.

Third annual #BelieveInTheG exceeds expectations

The university received more than 900 gifts during its annual 48-hour giving campaign on Feb. 16-17, 2016.

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UNCG holds third annual #BelieveInTheG giving campaign

Why do you #BelieveInTheG? That’s the question UNCG will be asking alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends this week as it holds its third… Read More >

Degrees Matter! to Expand Services with Belk Grant

A UNCG-led effort to increase the number of adults in Greensboro and High Point with college degrees just got a major boost from the John… Read More >

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48-hour campaign encourages donors to show they #BelieveIntheG

The clock has started on a 48-hour campaign calling on Spartans to show how much they #BelieveInTheG. UNCG is hosting the second “Believe In The… Read More >

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Spartans join fight against children’s cancer

Two big events at UNCG last weekend helped raise funds for the fight against children’s cancer. About 1,100 students joined in UNCG’s Spartathon – a… Read More >

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First UNCG graduates give more than $700,000 gift at 50th reunion

They were the first class to graduate with diplomas from “The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.” The 1960s were a time of many changes…. Read More >

Show your Spartan pride: “Believe in the G”

Between the end of the spring semester and the joy of commencement, May is an exciting time on campus. This year, UNCG is adding another… Read More >

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For UNCG’s softball team, the fight against CHD gets personal

The UNCG softball team is promoting its season-long campaign to help raise money in the fight against Congenital Heart Defects. The team has picked the… Read More >

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UNCG gets SECC Gold Chairman’s Award for 2013

UNCG employees donated $198,096 to the 2013 State Employees Combined Campaign. That generosity has received notice by the SECC. UNCG won the Gold Chairman’s Award… Read More >

UNCG-4-Vets featured on local news

UNCG’s crowdfunding campaign for student vets got coverage from both News 14 Carolina and WFMY News 2. Give online through Jan. 7 at Watch… Read More >

Composer donates music collection to UNCG library

George Darden recently donated his extensive opera and piano music collection to the UNCG library system, the News & Record reports. Darden, a pianist and… Read More >

Pianist, conductor donates music collection to University Libraries

George Darden, a pianist and conductor who has worked with the likes of Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa, has donated his extensive opera and… Read More >

Greensboro couple create graduate fund for nutrition students

A Greensboro couple are establishing a scholarship fund at UNCG that will provide aid to students who want to pursue graduate studies in nutrition or… Read More >

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Lincoln Financial Foundation gives $40,000 to two UNCG Programs

The Lincoln Financial Foundation has made a gift of $40,000 to UNCG  for a pair of programs, IT is for Girls and the UNCG Guarantee…. Read More >

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UNCG launches new website for alumni and friends

Want to make a transformative impact on the university where you were transformed? Then check out UNCG’s new website that offers alumni, faculty, staff and… Read More >

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UNCG’s Class of ’63 announces record-breaking gift at reunion

Leave it to the Class of 1963 to make a name for itself — again. The last class to graduate from Woman’s College announced a… Read More >

UNCG students, staff shave heads for childhood cancer charity

UNCG staff and students shaved their heads to raise awareness about childhood cancer on Tuesday, DigTriad WFMY News 2 reported. This effort was to benefit… Read More >

UNCG garners top award for successful fundraising campaign

UNCG received the Gold Chairman’s Award from the State Employees Combined Campaign for the highest per capita donation for a UNC school of its size… Read More >