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[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBskVY39uKM[/youtube] See a film clip from the 2016 Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards. The clip focuses on four teaching excellence awards and the O. Max Gardner Award nominee. Featured in the video are Eloise Hassell, Gregory Grieve, Risa Applegarth, Claudia Cabello-Hutt and Deborah Cassidy, who passed away this summer.

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. 21 in magazine’s annual “Best Bang for the Buck Southeast Colleges,” surpassing all other UNC System schools. The university also landed in the top 50 nationally, coming it at No. […]

The start of the fall semester at UNCG is always an exciting time for the campus community as new and returning students move into their residence halls, forge new social and academic relationships, and mingle at various Rawkin’ Welcome Week events. Check out the Storify below for social media highlights of the new academic season.   [View […]

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 working in Rep. John Bradford’s office helping with events, interacting with lawmakers and attending committee meetings. He’ll even tell you that he voted on the state’s $22 billion budget. “Paul […]

Nearly 200 UNCG students will spend their Saturday morning serving the greater Greensboro community at the 10th annual Spartan Service Day this weekend. The university-wide day of service, held each year during Rawkin’ Welcome Week, gives students the opportunity to leave campus and work with community partners on a variety of service projects. This year, […]

Zobaida Laota has lived and traveled all over the world, but when it came to the right place to pursue her doctorate degree, UNCG’s counseling and educational development program was the perfect fit. Originally from Sudan, Laota and her family immigrated to the United States when she was six years old. They lived in North […]

Stuart Dischell has a new book of poetry, “Standing on Z,” to be released Sept. 1 by Unicorn Press. He is the author of Good Hope Road, a National Poetry Series Selection, Evenings & Avenues, Dig Safe, Backwards Days, and the chapbooks Animate Earth and Touch Monkey. Dischell’s poems have been published in The Atlantic, […]