News Items from UNC Greensboro

The UNCG men’s basketball team opens at home to UNC Pembroke on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at 7 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. ZipcarU will host a tailgate for all fans from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum parking lot. Enjoy a cornhole competition complete with prizes of T-shirts, water bottles and […]

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter will deliver the 2012 commencement address. McElveen-Hunter is the founder and CEO of Pace Communications, current chairman of the American Red Cross, and former U.S. ambassador to Finland. UNCG’s spring commencement takes place Friday, May 4, in the Greensboro Coliseum. She will receive an honorary doctorate during the ceremony. “I am honored to […]

Spartan Savings on-campus provides faculty and staff lots of discounts. From reduced prices on software to savings on many UNCG Bookstore items to discounts on many cultural events and many summer camps, the offerings can be viewed online. In addition, the off-campus Spartan Savings program provides for discounts to about 15 participating businesses, which can […]

UNCG’s Paul Chelimo (in picture) and Ashley Schnell became the first runners in school history to qualify for the NCAA Cross Country Championships as the duo led the Spartans last Saturday at the NCAA Southeast Regional. Joey Thompson also earned a bid to nationals as an at-large selection. Thompson, Chelimo and Schnell will run on […]

When Dr. Frank Woods (African American Studies) spoke as a panelist at the symposium “Radical Notion of Democracy: Law, Race and Albion Tourgée” this month in Raleigh, he provided more than a scholarly perspective. For him, it’s personal. Woods is the great-grandson of Adaline Pattillo Woods, the formerly enslaved adopted daughter of Albion and Emma […]

Open forum on tuition/fees for 2012-13 Wednesday, Nov. 16, noon, EUC Auditorium Kick-off Party/Men’s basketball vs. UNC Pembroke Thursday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m. (tipoff 7 p.m.), Coliseum Final day of campus food drive Monday, Nov. 21 Deadline for applications, UNCG Leadership Institute Thursday, Dec. 1 Talk, “The Drama of Identity,” Kathryn Shields Thursday, Dec. 1, […]

The Office of Undergraduate Research is accepting proposals for the 2012-13 Undergraduate Research Assistantship program. Proposals deadline is Jan. 27, 2012, for those requesting the first funding period of summer I and/or summer II or the second funding period of fall 2012 and/or spring 2013. The next proposal deadline is March 16 for those requesting […]

To honor alumni, the Alumni Association gives out two kinds of awards: the Alumni Distinguished Service Award and the Young Alumni Award. Recipients of the Alumni Distinguished Service Award have made significant contributions to the liberal arts ideal in Service. Distinctive service may have been rendered on national, state, and/or local levels. The Young Alumni […]

A school-record 12 UNCG student-athletes were inducted into the school’s prestigious Golden Chain Honor Society. The 12 inductees from the athletic department broke the previous mark of eight, set in 2010. The Golden Chain Honor Society seeks to recognize UNCG students for outstanding achievement and service to the university. Founded in 1948, The Golden Chain […]

The Chancellor’s Office is recognized for being the first on campus to achieve Green Office Certification, says Trey McDonald, UNCG’s Sustainability Coordinator. They achieved that status this summer. The Office of Enterprise and Risk Management was the second to receive certification, at the end of October. More than a dozen offices are now participating. More […]