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UNC Greensboro’s School of Nursing graduates take giant steps ‒ from the impact of daily patient care and outreach to becoming leaders in the nation’s top nursing organizations. One of those is Dr. Ernest J. Grant ’93 MSN, ’15 PhD. Grant grew up in a small town in the mountains of North Carolina, as the […]

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) moved up this year in rankings among the nation’s top fashion merchandising programs, according to Fashion-Schools.org. CARS ranks No. 4 among fashion merchandising programs at public and private universities in the South and is one of the top 15 programs at public universities across the nation […]

Dr. Susan P. Keane (Psychology) received a continuation of funding from DHHS-Health Resources and Services Administration for the project “Behavioral Health/Primary Care Integration: Reducing Barriers to Care in Underserved Populations.” This training grant interfaces the UNCG Clinical Psychology Program with a number of primary care sites in Greensboro and Durham including: Cone Family Medicine, Cone […]

Dr. Travis Hicks (Interior Architecture) received new funding from XDS, Inc., for the project “Penny Lane Farm.” Kristen Raizada is co-principal investigator for the project. The project will design three “tiny house” prototypes for The Farm at Penny Lane in Pittsboro, North Carolina, a working farm that provides horticulture therapy to adults with mental illnesses. […]

Dr. Stephen Sills (Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from the Rocky Mount Housing and Revitalization Initiative, LLC, for the project “Rocky Mount Revitalization Initiative: Data Consolidation, Community Building, Evaluation Design and Technical Assistance.” The abstract states that the overall objective of the research is to identify systemic public and private issues […]

Dr. Anne Parsons (History) received new funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council for the project “Unearthing Histories, Building Communities.” The abstract states the project is a five-year initiative through which faculty and graduate students in UNCG’s History and Museum Studies Program collaborate with local groups and cultural institutions to uncover, document and share the […]

Dr. Holly Sienkiewicz (Center for New North Carolinians) received new funding from the United Way of Greater Greensboro for the project “Thriving at Three.” The abstract notes that the project will work with 40 at-risk Hispanic children, aged three years or younger, by giving them a chance to develop their full potential at the earliest […]