News Items from UNC Greensboro

Next week is GOWeek at UNCG’s new Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness, and the campus community is abuzz. The Kaplan Center officially opened its doors on Aug. 1 and is now open to all students enrolled for the fall semester, but Monday marks the start of grand opening week – known on social media as #GOWeek2016. […]

It’s time for UNCG to take giant steps. That was Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam Jr.’s message to faculty and staff Wednesday in his State of the Campus address. Gilliam celebrated the university’s accomplishments during his first year as chancellor. He praised the university’s enrollment growth, the passage of the Connect NC bond referendum, the grand […]

Paul Chelimo ’14, UNCG’s first Olympian, isn’t the only Spartan in Rio de Janeiro. UNCG Athletics staff arrived in the city today to document this historic moment for UNCG and share exclusive content from Chelimo’s journey with the entire UNCG community. Throughout the week, UNCG Athletics will post behind-the-scenes footage and real-time updates from the […]

The Weatherspoon Art Museum had a very special visit Aug. 2 from artist Willie Young. Young is one of those featured in the exhibition “Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation.” Young flew in to Greensboro for the day to tour the installation and was accompanied by Weatherspoon director Nancy Doll, […]

Dr. Risa Applegarth, associate professor of English, has received a 2016 CCCC Outstanding Book Award in the Monograph category for her book “Rhetoric in American Anthropology: Gender, Genre, and Science.” It was published by University of Pittsburgh Press. The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is a constituent organization within the National Council of […]

State of the Campus Address Wednesday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m., UNCG Auditorium UNCG Athletics 50th Anniversary Celebration Friday, Aug. 19, Soccer Stadium First day of classes, Fall semester Monday, Aug. 22 Fall Kickoff for students Tuesday, Aug. 23, 11 a.m., College Avenue Spartan Service Day Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m.

In the past days, Greensboro has celebrated the opening of the Carolyn & Maurice LeBauer Park. The late Carolyn Weill LeBauer was a 1936 alumna of UNCG (known as Woman’s College). Her mother, Beatrice Schwab Weill, was in the class of 1911. Through Carolyn Weill LeBauer’s will, UNCG received a gift to establish the Carolyn […]