News Items from UNC Greensboro

On March 30, a group of patrons, benefactors and friends of the Weatherspoon Art Museum (WAM) cast their votes for a new work for the museum’s collection. Benefactors’ Choice is an annual event in its 16th year, and allows upper level WAM members to participation in the Weatherspoon’s acquisition process. As in years past, Elaine […]

The North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center held its award ceremony on March 23 at HQ Greensboro, following the 2 Minutes to Win It competition. This year’s Jerry McGuire UNCG Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner is Tyler Freeman, a former Marine and co-owner of Barn Ridge Financial Partners. Since its beginning in 2014, his firm […]

On April 4, UNCG saw the ribbon-cutting of a new sustainability resource: an electric car charging station in Oakland Parking Deck. The opening of the station is an important step in encouraging reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, making the campus and community more eco-friendly. To kick off the celebration, several who played a key role […]

Last week, more than 170 students presented their research at the Carolyn & Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo, and nine projects were selected as winners or honorable mentions within two categories. “Today is a day to celebrate your scholarly accomplishments,” wrote Lee Phillips, director of the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office, in […]

UNCG Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Dana Dunn was interviewed by The EvoLLLution, an online newspaper devoted to insights on higher education, particularly those that concern serving nontraditional students or re-envisioning traditional higher education. UNCG has been recognized as a leader in serving nontraditional students, and in closing the achievement gap between black and white […]

The Staff Senate is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Staff Senate Scholarship. Do you meet these criteria? Are you or your dependent, spouse or domestic partner enrolled in a degree seeking program at UNCG for 2017-18? Are you a permanent full-time UNCG staff member? Do you have at least 5 years of service in […]

Want to hear some valuable life lessons? The Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative, in collaboration with the Greensboro Public Library and Smith Senior Center, is hosting a StoryCorps listening session of pre-recorded life stories told by some of our local senior adults. These recordings highlight personal stories from seniors about family, friends, love, and tragedy […]