Monthly Archives: September 2019

Big changes for the Division of Student Success

UNC Greensboro’s Division of Student Success is taking big steps to enhance support for undergraduate students on campus. The first of those changes took place… Read More >

A male student and female faculty member sit at a table with a genetic counseling patient.

Genetic counseling program provides a culture of care

The moment she stepped onto UNC Greensboro’s campus, Lauren Loffredo ‘18 MS knew the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program would be the right… Read More >

campus police station

Safety for Spartans: Resources across campus

Campus safety has always been a top priority for UNC Greensboro. Students, faculty, staff and community members should make use of these resources whenever there… Read More >

Minerva statue

UNCG named ‘College of Distinction’

UNC Greensboro has been named a “College of Distinction,” an honor awarded to only four public universities in North Carolina. The honor recognizes institutions of higher… Read More >

Beyond Academics students at UNCG Commencement.

New partnership for Beyond Academics program

UNCG has selected Monarch as its community partner of choice to provide support services to students enrolled in the Beyond Academics Comprehensive Transition Program. Created by UNCG Vice Chancellor… Read More >

Campus shot of students walking during a class change

Provost Dunn discusses commitment to student support in recent interview

In a recent interview with The EvoLLLution, UNCG Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Dana Dunn discussed the university’s commitment to supporting students, particularly those from… Read More >

Dane Hansen, Kara Baldwin and Marlina Avery (left to right), stand on the steps of Jackson Library.

Student support program excels

Junior Dane Hansen can easily recall the mix of excitement and nervousness he felt when he first stepped foot on UNCG’s campus. Not only was… Read More >

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 >

Campus photo of students walking in front of academic building

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 >

Photo od students discussing strengths-based intervention research

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 >

Photo of Kristen Schleich working with student on treadmill

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 >