Monthly Archives: March 2017

Aerial photo of College Avenue on campus

UNCG recognized as leader in closing completion gap between white, black students

UNCG was recently recognized as a top-performing institution in a report by The Education Trust that investigates black student success at the university level. Released… 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 >

Photo of James Sorrells wearing military uniform and sitting at a desk

From deployment to degree

James Sorrells was just a few months away from earning his bachelor’s degree when he enlisted in the military. A senior criminal justice major at… Read More >

Tom Haggai and his daughter hand Chancellor Gilliam a check

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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Passing it on

From patient care to health care advocacy and burn education, Ernest Grant is in the business of making a difference. And with a newly established… 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.

Photo of Comfort Amoaforo with Dr. Susan Collins in front of the School of Nursing Building

In search of the American dream

As she donned her cap and gown for UNCG’s Commencement earlier this month, Comfort Amoaforo had much to celebrate. Not only did she receive her… Read More >

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Spellings: UNCG on right path

On Friday, April 22, University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings visited UNCG as part of her statewide tour of the 16-campus UNC university… 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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Career ahead in special ed

Growing up, UNCG senior Kasey Lynn Schmidt never dreamed she would return to the classroom one day as a teacher. In fact, she hated school…. 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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UNCG researchers: knowing ‘strengths’ spurs success

We’ve heard it a thousand times. Put your best foot forward. Be positive. Play to your strengths. But what if you don’t know what your… Read More >

Action photo of Lucy Mason from a past game

Lucy Mason, an all-around all-star

Senior Lucy Mason is best known at UNCG for her stellar performance on the basketball court, but she’s also an all-star in the classroom. The… Read More >

Photo of Megan Conner talking with a professor

Fifteen years, three degrees, one happy mamma

After 15 years and three degrees, Megan Conner stepped across the stage at Greensboro Coliseum one last time earlier this month as she received her… Read More >

Photo of Ashley Ibrahim with her two sons, Yusef (left) and Ryaan (right) as the boys swing

A family affair

A 27-year-old mother of two, Ashley Ibrahim was terrified on her first day of college. “At first I thought, ‘I’m going to be with all… Read More >

UNCG biology professor wins national mentorship award

Biology Professor Dr. Olav Rueppell has mentored 56 undergraduate students in his social insects lab since coming to UNCG in 2003, and the Council of… Read More >

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Switching fields

Kristen Schleich has been an athlete her entire life. She played soccer throughout middle and high school and was a two-year member of her high… Read More >

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Carnegie Foundation Names UNCG Professor North Carolina Professor of the Year

Dr. Omar H. Ali, interim dean of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Lloyd International Honors College, has been named North Carolina Professor of… Read More >

U.S. flag on the EUC porch and passersbys

Military Times recognizes UNCG as a top university for veterans

UNCG has been named to the Military Times’ annual Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 list, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student… Read More >

Group photo of incoming freshman women during their SOAR orientation

Up, up and away

First-year Spartans and their families will be hosted on campus in June and August. Spartan Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) will bring in eight freshman… Read More >

Photo of Kaziah Miller with students creating paper mache

Helping hands

Kaziah Miller was researching potential colleges when UNCG got her attention. “I saw that slogan, ‘Do something bigger altogether,’ and it made me curious,” she… Read More >

Action photo of Jordy Kuiper

Taking charge

At 6 feet, 9 inches, UNCG post player Jordy Kuiper is a big presence in the lane. What’s more impressive is his role as supporter… Read More >

Nursing sets new SCENE

Red Yoder, an elderly man living on his own, has diabetes and a painful toe wound. Two UNCG Nursing students are at Red’s apartment to… Read More >

UNCG dedicates Veterans Resource Center

Spc. Chen-yang Liu, an Army Reserves combat photographer and vice president of UNCG’s Student Veterans Association, wore his dress blues for the Veterans Day dedication… Read More >

The Randolph County Honor Guard presented the colors at the UNCG Fountain

Always grateful

Amber Mathwig spent a decade in the U.S. Navy as a military police officer. When she left the military and went back to college for… Read More >

Diggin’ up bones: Anemone’s Wyoming dig on NC Science Now

Dr. Robert Anemone, head of UNCG’s Department of Anthropology, and Anemone’s student Ashley Bryant spoke with North Carolina Science Now’s Frank Graff about their fossil… Read More >

Close-up photo of apple placed in Minerva Statue's hand

School of Education earns $7.7 million technology grant

UNCG’s School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $7.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will further UNCG’s efforts to… Read More >

Student Juan Collazo featured on ‘Hola NC’

Juan Collazo, studying biology at UNCG, appeared on the Sept. 21 segment of “Hola NC,” a bilingual lifestyle program that airs weekly on Fox 50… Read More >

UNCG's statue of Minerva, Roman goddess of wisdom and the university's symbol, against a blue sky.

Domestic violence: What you should know

October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and… Read More >

Wixson speaks to Fox 8 about how UNCG is supporting future teachers

Dr. Karen Wixson, dean of UNCG’s School of Education, and Sydnie Dale, a senior elementary education major, spoke to Carter Coyle of Fox 8 News… Read More >

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UNCG earns top 10 ranking from Educate to Career

UNCG is ranked among the 10 best universities in the nation for the value its education offers graduates, according to the nonprofit Educate to Career…. Read More >

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Be BRAVE: Prevent sexual assault

Statistics posted on the White House’s 1 is 2 Many website tell a startling story: One in five young women is sexually assaulted while in… Read More >

UNCG welcomes 2014-15 Guarantee Scholars

At the start of the 2014-15 academic year, UNCG welcomed 34 new UNCG Guarantee Scholars from across the state. UNCG Guarantee is the result of… Read More >

Ashley Bryant looks for fossils on the edge of a mountain

A whole new world

A city girl from Metro Detroit, Ashley Bryant had never even slept in a tent, so hunting for fossils in the punishing summer sun of… Read More >

Beyond Academics can offer federal student aid

UNCG students with intellectual and developmental disabilities can now apply for federal student aid. UNCG’s Beyond Academics program is now one of only 34 similar… Read More >

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UNCG makes Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ list for 16th straight year

For the 16th consecutive year, UNCG has made Princeton Review’s list of the nation’s best universities for undergraduate education. The education services company features UNCG… Read More >

Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

As a U.S. Navy veteran, Dr. Susan Letvak understands the challenges veterans face when they transition to civilian life. Letvak, chair of the Adult Health… Read More >

News & Record features GEAR UP leadership camp

The Greensboro News & Record ran a front page news feature on the new GEAR UP leadership camp at UNCG. The camp is a partnership… Read More >

Rising eighth-graders use a hula hoop during a team-building exercise at UNCG’s GEAR UP camp on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

Camp shifts college access into high GEAR

More than two dozen eighth-graders from across the state have descended on the UNCG campus June 18-20 for a three-day, two-night immersion in college life…. Read More >

Kirchoff helps student with models

BIO active learning

Biology courses are hard for many students. To make the subject easier to master, Dr. Bruce Kirchoff presents an innovative approach to teaching the material…. Read More >

Justin Streuli

UNCG announces new director of N.C. Entrepreneurship Center

Justin Streuli has been named director of the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) at UNCG  effective June 2. “We are excited about Justin moving into… Read More >

Dominick talks with students on stage

Defying gravity

He calls New York City home, but Dom Amendum is in Boise, Idaho, at the moment. He’s there to do some musical housekeeping for the… Read More >

Fayetteville Observer covers commencement-day reunion at UNCG

The Fayetteville Observer ran a heart-warming story about a special reunion between a UNCG graduate and a beloved friend from his elementary school days. Jonathon… Read More >

Dr. Kathleen Casey at 2014 Commencement

Dr. Kathleen Casey recalls a career well spent

In 25 years as a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations, Dr. Kathleen Casey has hooded more than 50 PhD graduates. “Everybody… Read More >

Golden moment

When James Payne first came to UNCG, he envisioned majoring in kinesiology. Four years later, he’s not only graduating in his chosen field –he’s doing… Read More >

Adam adjusts his hat in the dugout

Striking out diabetes

Each year one or two students at Green Hope High School in Cary, NC, are diagnosed with diabetes. Thanks to UNCG business major and baseball… Read More >

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Spartan Village dedication April 24 signals new phase of campus life

Chancellor Linda P. Brady invites the entire UNCG community to join her April 24, as the university begins a new phase of campus life. A… Read More >

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Help welcome new Spartans to UNCG through SOAR

The Office of New Student & Spartan Family Programs is looking for 2014 SOAR volunteers to help welcome new students and their families during the… Read More >

Seeing the person

Every day on the UNCG campus, paths cross. People come together. They share ideas and goals. At these meaningful intersections of conversation and collaboration, lives… Read More >

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New gateway to campus from Spartan Village opens, celebration planned

A bicyclist made his way from Spartan Village, crossed Lee Street – and on a bright spring morning became one of the first students to… Read More >

GEMS seeks entrepreneurial college students for exclusive mentoring program

A mentoring program for college students in Greensboro who are interested in starting their own businesses is accepting applications for the 2014-15 academic year. The… Read More >

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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 >

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Dine in: New serving stations and College Avenue entrance open

For Moran Commons, the longtime dining facility at UNCG, Phase 3 of its renovation is complete. The College Avenue entrance has opened. And so have… Read More >

Play dodgeball — for a cause

March 31 — DODGE for a CAUSE has been cancelled. However, donations to the Spartan Open Pantry are still welcome.  Spartans don’t let Spartans go hungry. The… Read More >

UNCG now offering Peer Exploratory Coaching

This spring, UNCG’s Students First Office launched the Peer Exploratory Coaching (PEC) program as part of the department’s ongoing efforts to foster a learner-centered experience… Read More >

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New blog at UNCG: Minerva’s Mentions

Being a 9-foot statue has its perks, it seems. “I hear and see all the wonderful, little joys across campus that probably go unnoticed. There’s… Read More >

Ready for city lights

When you show up for a celebrity-themed UNCG Theatre party as your favorite silent film star – and you never break character the entire evening… Read More >

Veteran’s studies at UNCG will help her counsel other vets

When Christy Hinnant finished her eight years in the U.S. Army in 2012, the veteran found that life outside the military’s structured environment left her… Read More >

Francisco Martinez-Oronoz, right, sits with Nazih Mogao, left, as they look at a family ablum.

Preventing poverty

“There was a moment in time when it hit me,” Frankie says. “I wanted to do something bigger.” Exposed to public service at an early… Read More >

High school learners can earn UNCG credit

UNCG is taking part in an initiative that gives high school students who might not have considered going to college a chance to take college-level… Read More >

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Snow and ice – and those who shoveled us out

The ice and snow storm closed the university from noon Wednesday through Friday. From the warmth of home, I saw tweets from students admiring the… Read More >

UNCG among top schools under proposed federal ranking system

UNCG and two other UNC system campuses fare exceptionally well under the federal government’s proposed system to rate colleges and universities on affordability, access and… Read More >

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UNCG’s annual Empty Bowls project will support Spartan Pantry

It started as a social justice project out of the Make a Difference House and has become one of UNCG’s annual traditions to raise awareness… Read More >

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UNCG opens new Gaming Lab

UNCG has a new Gaming Lab. Students, faculty and staff are invited to see the new Gaming Lab at 3 p.m. Feb. 7 in the… Read More >

Chancellor Brady, Hebard interviewed about UNCG’s improved retention rates

Chancellor Linda P. Brady and Holly Hebard, coordinator of academic outreach, were interviewed by the News & Record and Time Warner Cable News respectively regarding national attention for… Read More >

Locke awarded Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professorship in Music

Dr. John Locke, director of bands and conductor of the UNCG Wind Ensemble, has been awarded the Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professorship in Music. Established… Read More >

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UNCG implements recommendations from Task Force on Children

Responding to what came to light in 2012 about a pattern of child abuse at Penn State University, Chancellor Linda P. Brady charged a Task… Read More >

UNCG student celebrate during the May 2012 UNCG Commence ment Ceremony. An African-American male student holds up a banner reading "You should be here."

UNCG singled out as national model for graduation, retention gains

A just-released report from the watchdog organization Education Trust holds up UNCG as a role model for other universities working to improve graduation rates. UNCG… Read More >

UNCG student celebrate during the May 2012 UNCG Commence ment Ceremony. An African-American male student holds up a banner reading "You should be here."

Ed Trust: UNCG a model for graduation, retention gains

A just-released report from the watchdog organization Education Trust holds up UNCG as a role model for other universities working to improve graduation rates. UNCG… Read More >

Bill Johnson smiles as he listens to his students during class.

Dean of dreams

His office in the McIver Building is tiny, jam-packed and atypical. Stuffed animals from Elmo to Winnie the Pooh fill a six-shelf bookcase in the… Read More >

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Lots happening on Lee Street: checking in with Chancellor

As the Fall 2013 semester drew to a close, Chancellor Linda P. Brady answered questions in this brief interview with Campus Weekly editor Mike Harris…. Read More >

Students celebrate during UNCG's Commencement Ceremony.

Lumina Foundation invests in Degrees Matter!

Greensboro’s Degrees Matter! initiative, fostered in part by UNCG’s Office of Undergraduate Studies, is among 20 projects nationwide chosen by the Lumina Foundation as pilot… Read More >

Finding family

A year ago, the Hopkins sisters were all studying at UNCG – Louisa in The Graduate School, Amelia as a senior and Bess as a freshman…. Read More >

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Planners eye pedestrian-friendly corridor on campus

UNCG just might put the “forest” back in Forest. Planners are considering – at some point in the future – a pedestrian and bike friendly… Read More >

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UNCG receives national award for commitment to diversity

UNCG has received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher… Read More >

Wyrick interviewed in Institute profile by NCAA Champions Magazine

Dr. David L. Wyrick, associate professor in the Department of Public Health Education, was interviewed by NCAA Champions Magazine in a profile about the Institute… Read More >

Coley interviewed by News 14 Carolina regarding veterans campaign

Sarah Kathryn Coley, associate director of annual giving, was interviewed by News 14 Carolina about the UNCG4Vets Campaign, which will give alumni and the community… 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 http://thespartanproject.uncg.edu/uncg-4-vets/. Watch… Read More >

Christy Hinnant sits in class paying attention

A campus to lean on

Christy Hinnant spent eight years in the U.S. Army, primarily as a human resource specialist. Her time in Iraq — at one point she was… Read More >

Takin’ it to the streets

On a third-floor hallway in Gatewood Studio Arts Building, Stacy Bloom Rexrode sits on a stool in front of her latest creation, carefully looping cranberry-colored… Read More >

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UNCG/GTCC dual admission on the horizon

UNCG and Guilford Technical Community College already have a strong relationship. Soon, students will reap the benefits as that relationship expands. UNCG and GTCC are… Read More >

A study in grit

Can you actually measure grit – the ability to persevere no matter the obstacle? Christina Chai Chang, one of the undergraduates on Dr. Paul Silvia’s… Read More >

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Library videophone means independence for deaf users

For Alan Martin, a videophone on campus means independence. Martin, a deaf student majoring in Professions in Deafness with a concentration in Advocacy Services for the… Read More >

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Moran Commons dome taking shape

The central area of Moran Commons – still hidden from diners’ view during the renovation – is taking shape. The metal catwalks high above the… Read More >

‘It’s OK to Ask’: UNCG marks Mental Health Month

Depression and anxiety are huge problems for the nation’s college students. Each year 1,100 college students die by suicide, and suicide is the second leading… Read More >

UNCG among nation’s best at supporting vets

For the third straight year, UNCG has been recognized as a Military Friendly School, putting it in the top 20 percent of schools nationwide that… Read More >

UNCG meets ‘Advising Challenge’

Bill Johnson, student success coordinator for the School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS), is known as the Dream Dean. Now Johnson, a certified dream… Read More >

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Veterans speak about UNCG’s supportive environment

UNCG has the fifth-largest military veteran population in the UNC system, Chancellor Linda P. Brady told UNCG’s Board of Trustees at a recent meeting. Those… Read More >

UNCG plans events to remember 9/11

UNCG will commemorate 9/11 on Wednesday with several special events planned throughout the day for students, faculty and staff. “Patriot Day: UNCG Remembers and Reflects”… Read More >

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UNCG leads nation in contributing to ‘public good’

UNCG ranks among the fewer than 300 American universities that contribute most to the public good, an honor the university has earned since 2006. Washington… Read More >

Wixson quoted in News & Record

Dr. Karen Wixson, dean of UNCG’s School of Education, was quoted in a News & Record story about mentoring programs for student teachers. Experience, training… Read More >

Collage offers experience, support for students

Not only does it offer invaluable experience to young musicians, UNCG’s annual Collage Concert raises thousands of dollars in scholarship funds for performing arts students…. Read More >

Photo of kayaking from July 2013 trip by Kendra Lilley

For some incoming freshmen, what a trip!

Getting ready for your freshman year can be a trip. Especially if it involves going down rapids or over mountain passes. The summer’s first six-day… Read More >

Spartans kick off UNCG’s 122nd year in style

The UNCG community marked the start of the 2013-14 academic year with bagpipes, flowers and festivities, reminding students of the rich history of the university and the promise of new beginnings.

Roberson, Christman discuss UNCG’s recognition as a leader in diversity

Dr. Steve Roberson, dean of undergraduate studies, and Kristen Christman, director of undergraduate student excellence, were interviewed about the Washington-based Education Trust organization study that… Read More >

Man and woman chat

UNCG community gathers for State of the Campus address

Hundreds of UNCG faculty and staff gathered at Aycock Auditorum Wednesday morning to hear UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady give the 2013 State of the Campus address. To read the speech in its enterity, go to UNCG Now: http://uncgnow.uncg.edu/2013-state-of-campus.

Brady invites listeners to imagine the future together

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady invited the campus community to imagine the university’s place in the future during the 2013 State of the Campus address Wednesday… Read More >

UNCG received donation for “IT is for Girls” and Guarantee program

UNCG received a $40,000 donation from the Lincoln Financial Foundation, which will be used to support the “IT is for Girls” summer camp and the… Read More >

UNCG student helps young girl work on computer

Do the write thing

On the second day of UNCG’s Young Writers Camp, Madison Bailey focuses on preparing a presentation about dogs. A rising third-grader with a precocious smile,… Read More >

teachers sit around an experiment

Making engineering elementary

There are real problems to be solved. Global problems. A young girl in Africa needs help designing a solar oven. In Russia, twin sisters need… Read More >

Spirit of support, inclusiveness

A new report by The Education Trust, a national watchdog group for parity in education, singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success… Read More >

Special Education major Josette Casterlow '11 works with students at Wiley Middle School in Winston-Salem, NC.

Looks like they made it!

Anthony Sparks made it through his first year of teaching. “It was a rollercoaster of emotions, stressful planning, working with parents,” says Sparks, a graduate… Read More >

Angel Gonzalez plays his horn in a dark Greensboro alleyway.

Raising the music bar

With hopes to be a music ambassador, Angel Gonzalez steps out of his element.

Persistence, support pays off for recent grad, N&R reports

News & Record columnist Jeri Rowe profiled Louise Vincent and her journey from addiction to the successful completion of a master’s degree in public health… Read More >

Davon Yates runs with two students from Washington Montessori School.

Starting a chain reaction

Kinesiology student Davon Yates ’13 promotes change through youth sports.

Two women from the class of 1963 carry banner.

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 >

Harrington helps Beyond Academics students find their voice

At what moment did she really find her voice? “The first time I stood on the stage at the Cantab Lounge. I was supported by… Read More >

GEMS seeks entrepreneurial students for exclusive mentoring program

The North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) is seeking Greensboro-area college students who are interested in starting their own businesses, nonprofits or creative enterprises to participate… Read More >

Down Syndrome Newsletter profiles UNCG junior in Beyond Academics

UNCG junior Islah Umazar was profiled in the newsletter of the National Down Syndrome Congress as a student in the academic program, Beyond Academics. Islah’s… Read More >

Bryan’s Memili honored for family business research

  A paper by Dr. Esra Memili, an assistant professor in UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been honored with the Best Practitioner… 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 >

Curtis and Matyok interviewed by 88.5 WFDD about UNCG veteran conference

Dedrick Curtis, veterans service coordinator for UNCG, and Dr. Tom Matyok, assistant professor in the university’s Conflict and Peace Studies program, were interviewed by 88.5… Read More >

Conference focuses on creating a veteran friendly campus

With rising numbers of veterans enrolling in college, UNCG’s Program in Conflict and Peace Studies and UNCG Veteran’s Services will explore what it takes to… Read More >

UNCG named by National Center For Transit Research as top campus for commuters

UNCG has been named “The Best Workplace for Commuters” by the National Center For Transit Research, as reported by The Business Journal and News 14… Read More >

SECC

Defined by generosity: UNCG exceeds SECC goal

It went into overtime. But UNCG hit – and exceeded – its $235,000 goal for the 2012 State Employees Combined Campaign, which supports more than… Read More >

UNCG makes ‘Best for Vets’ list

Military Times Edge magazine has named UNCG a “Best for Vets” school. UNCG is the only public university in North Carolina included in the annual… Read More >

Necessary toughness

Going from Corps to campus wasn’t easy for veteran.

Middle College awarded $100,000 grant from AT&T

The Middle College at UNCG, the non-traditional high school launched in 2011 by the university and Guilford County Schools, has been awarded a $100,000 grant… Read More >

UNCG still leads in closing black-white graduation gap

For the second time in three years, UNCG has made a short list of American colleges and universities excelling at shrinking the graduation gap between… Read More >

Beyond the battlefield

She’s fourth-generation military. A student veteran. A counselor in charge of a combat stress clinic. And a survivor of the tragic 2009 shooting at Fort… Read More >

Woman of science

After six years of service in the military, Jennifer Flynn ’10 realized she had a love for chemistry. Then she found her passion studying liquid… Read More >

From camouflage to college

For many students, it takes a lot of determination to get through college as they manage full-time jobs, family responsibilities and school loans. For 26-year-old… Read More >