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UNC Greensboro today announced a multi-faceted set of initiatives to seize the growing demand among current and prospective students for a holistic approach to the booming world of esports. These include the launch of new, non-credit bearing digital certificate programs ranging from game design to marketing and monetization courses as well as the construction of a […]

The UNC Greensboro Department of Communication Studies and the Greensboro History Museum have teamed up to host a series of “Democracy Tables” to deepen civic engagement and enhance community connections.  These virtual conversations invite residents to share experiences and concerns and to discover ways to make change in their communities. The project first launched in […]

“A pandemic within a pandemic.”  That’s how some have described domestic violence in the times of COVID-19.  Stay-at-home orders have left many victims trapped inside with their abusers. Confusion about whether agencies are open and operating has likely played a role in decreased calls to domestic violence hotlines. While it will take time to sift […]

The Fellowships Advising and Mentorship (FAM) unit of the UNCG International Programs Center is delighted to announce that of the nine students and recent alumni who applied for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program, four have been selected as semifinalists. Students can apply for two types of awards: Open Study/Research Awards or English Teaching Assistant […]

UNC Greensboro College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Dean Dr. bruce mcclung today announced an interim director for the School of Music to fill the position left vacant after the unexpected death of Dr. Dennis W. AsKew last month. Dr. Tami Draves, a tenured associate professor of music education in CVPA, will step into […]

The UNC Greensboro men’s basketball team was in Greenville, South Carolina, a couple of weeks ago, preparing for a nationally televised matchup against Southern Conference foe Furman.  Just hours before tip-off, Head Coach Wes Miller got word that the game would have to be rescheduled due to COVID-19 cases within Furman’s program. The team swiftly […]

Social scientists, politicians, and others have long held that higher education has the power to overcome inequities – and to lay the foundation for everyone to achieve the American Dream. But what happens when you are 18 and have to take out the equivalent of a home mortgage to pay for a four-year degree? Or […]