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UNC Greensboro hosted a collaborative discussion on the state’s school safety initiatives on Monday, August 2. This is the second time the University was chosen by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NCDPS) and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s Center for Safer Schools to host the summit.  NC Governor Roy Cooper and Chancellor […]

UNC Greensboro recently held its fifth annual CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación) summer program. The college-immersion experience encourages Latinx students to pursue higher education by demonstrating that it is accessible to them.  Many campers choose to pursue their college education at UNCG because of their positive experience during the CHANCE program. […]

A new study authored by Dr. Greg McAvoy, professor and head of the Department of Political Science, and Dr. Paula McAvoy, associate professor of teacher education at NC State University, found more U.S. high school students felt respected in a political discussion designed as a deliberation – where the goal was to reach consensus – […]

The School of Nursing’s nationally ranked MSN program is offered only online. It gives nurses in North Carolina and two dozen other states around the country the flexibility to earn an advanced degree from UNCG while continuing to work full-time. Students in the three MSN concentrations – Nursing Education, Nursing Leadership and Management, and MSN/Master of Business […]

UNCG baseball standouts Brendan Collins and Corey Rosier were selected during the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft Tuesday afternoon. Rosier was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 12th round with the 354th selection. Collins was drafted by the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals in the 17th round. He was the 503rd selection. They are the first Spartans drafted […]

North Carolina and the Piedmont Triad region have a history of successful refugee resettlement dating back to the early 1980s, making it a natural laboratory for examining the health and integration of ethnically and linguistically diverse newcomer communities. But the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed deep-seated inequities in health care for communities of color and amplified […]

With less than a month to go until the opening ceremonies at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, there has been much discussion surrounding the environmental conditions that members of Team USA will face as they compete in their respective sports. Conditions are expected to be the hottest on record during this year’s Olympic Games, and efforts […]

This year has been unlike any other.  Events went virtual. Residence halls were turned into quarantine and isolation quarters. Faculty adapted their courses to a hybrid model. Students learned through a screen. Staff worked tirelessly to uphold a “culture of care” with a host of safety protocols and ever-changing guidelines. And through it all, Spartans […]

When Brianna Calvin moved onto campus in August of last year as a first-year biology major, she didn’t know what to expect. Because of COVID-19 and the de-densification of campus, many first-year students and upperclassmen alike believed that being on campus would instead be lonely and isolating. Regardless, Calvin thought that living in a residence […]