Monthly Archives: July 2019

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STEM research program inspires high school students

Earlier this summer, eight talented high school students took part in a special “white coat” ceremony at the UNC Greensboro-NC A&T Joint School of Nanoscience… Read More >

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‘A Week at the G’ showcases a range of Spartan life

What does a typical week look like at UNCG? It looks like professors and their children building a research exhibition on a Sunday afternoon, students… Read More >

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UNCG, CCCC announce new co-admission program

UNC Greensboro today announced a new co-admission agreement with Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) to facilitate degree completion and student success by improving access to… Read More >

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UNCG, DCCC announce new co-admission program

UNC Greensboro and Davidson County Community College (DCCC) have partnered to create a smooth and continuous transition for community college students. Current and prospective DCCC… Read More >

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UNCG to launch online PhD program in Business Administration

The UNC Greensboro Bryan School of Business and Economics will launch the first and only online AACSB-accredited PhD program in Business Administration in the fall… Read More >

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2018 Spartan Showcase this weekend

As current UNC Greensboro students buckle down for the last half of the fall semester, prospective students will be visiting campus to help them make… Read More >

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Welcome home new Spartans

New to campus? You’re invited to UNC Greensboro’s 13-day welcome home party: Rawkin’ Welcome Week. The annual event is an opportunity for first-year and transfer… Read More >

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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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UNCG welcomes Latino students for college immersion program

Whether it’s being a first-generation college student, overcoming language barriers or facing other challenges, many young people in the Latino and Hispanic community can find… Read More >

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UNCG, Forsyth Tech announce new co-admission program

UNC Greensboro today announced a new co-admission agreement with Forsyth Technical Community College (FT) to facilitate degree completion and student success by improving access to… Read More >

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SOAR welcomes new students into Spartan family

The Spartan family is growing. This summer, approximately 2,800 first-year students and 1,400 transfer students will begin their UNC Greensboro journey at SOAR, the university’s two-day… Read More >

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UNC System Board of Governors approves new Joint PhD in Social Work

The Board of Governors for the UNC System today approved the establishment of a Joint PhD in Social Work between UNC Greensboro and North Carolina… Read More >

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UNCG makes local teen’s wish come true

For 18-year-old Kobe Streeter, wishes really do come true. The recent graduate of High Point Central High School spent Saturday with UNC Greensboro faculty and… Read More >

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UNCG launches master’s degree in international business

The Bryan School of Business and Economics today launched its brand-new online Master of Science in International Business. The new degree program will welcome its… Read More >

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UNCG announces co-admission program with Rockingham Community College

UNCG today announced a new co-admission agreement with Rockingham Community College (RCC) to facilitate degree completion and student success by improving access to undergraduate educational… Read More >

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UNCG announces new co-admission programs

UNCG today announced two new co-admission agreements with Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) and Alamance Community College (ACC) to facilitate degree completion and bolster student success… Read More >

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UNCG named most affordable college in North Carolina by Business Insider

UNCG is the most affordable college in North Carolina according to new rankings by Business Insider. The rankings include only institutions listed in the U.S…. Read More >

UNCG partners with VF Corporation to teach students 3D technology

UNCG is teaming up with VF Corporation, a global leader in lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, to bring innovative 3D design technology to students in… 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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Registration now open for annual fall open house

Registration is now open for Spartan Showcase, UNCG’s annual fall open house for high school juniors and seniors and their families. This year’s event, hosted… Read More >

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Undergraduate Admissions launches initiative to support Latino students, families

When Kattya Castellón first joined UNCG Undergraduate Admissions in 2005, UNCG’s Latino student population was just above 3 percent, and Castellón was the only Spanish-speaker… Read More >

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A lifelong pursuit

Sara Silika was 9 years old when she decided she wanted to be a nurse. “After getting really sick and being hospitalized, I just knew… Read More >

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A musical life

Every summer, more than 2,000 middle and high school students attend summer music camp at UNCG. Two years ago, Laura Teague was one of those… Read More >

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SGA president shares vision

When you talk with senior English major Joseph Graham, you get the sense that he was destined for UNCG. He comes from a long line… 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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Making history

This summer, Paul Kocher made history as North Carolina’s first state legislative intern with Down syndrome. The first-year UNCG Beyond Academics student spent his summer… Read More >

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Preparing new Spartans to SOAR

More than 4,000 incoming undergraduate students and family members will visit UNCG this summer to meet advisors, register for classes and learn about campus resources. Check out the highlights from SOAR’s first week.

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Teaching and tech: Deaf education students create lessons in SELF Design Studio

The instructions were simple. Claudia Pagliaro’s students had to create a language-based project for their future deaf and hard of hearing students using the UNCG… Read More >

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UNCG recognized as national leader in supporting Pell Grant recipients

UNCG is featured in a new report released by the U.S. Department of Education highlighting institutions across the country that are making significant strides in… Read More >

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Gtalk: Spartans share views in student video series

Prospective students curious about the college experience at UNCG can hear directly from current students in a new video series called “Gtalk.” The series, which… Read More >

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UNCG’s springtime bucket list

With less than 10 days until the first day of spring, you can feel the buzz around campus. Days are longer, the weather is warmer… Read More >

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Global UNCG: Mehek Khera builds ‘treasure box’ of new memories

Mehek Khera left her hometown of New Delhi, India, which she considers her golden treasure box, to obtain a master’s in business administration at UNCG…. Read More >

Department of Interior Architecture to offer new, accelerated BFA to MFA program

UNCG’s Department of Interior Architecture is now the only interior architecture/interior design program in the state – and one of just a handful in the… Read More >

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Tyra Callaway: Going global with research

As a junior in high school, Tyra Callaway began her college search with one non-negotiable requirement in mind: undergraduate research. She didn’t just want to… 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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Aspiring filmmaker chooses UNCG

Aspiring filmmaker Sarah Seyler joins UNCG this fall from the Outer Banks community of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Although the freshman has yet to… Read More >

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Welcome to campus

This weekend, more than 600 high school juniors and seniors from across the state and beyond will arrive at UNCG’s campus to learn all about… Read More >