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Spartans have demonstrated a strong presence in the greater Greensboro community during the COVID-19 pandemic through various forms of outreach and engagement. One of those efforts has been through a partnership between the Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC), a unit under UNCG’s Office of Research & Engagement that serves immigrants and refugees in the […]

The UNC Greensboro campus hasn’t been completely quiet during this period of remote working and learning. Things have been busy lately along the Gate City Boulevard corridor, as new UNCG-branded graphics have been installed at various locations. When Spartans return to campus, they’ll be greeted with newly painted UNCG colors on the railroad underpasses on […]

Dr. Christine Murray (Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships) received new funding from the Guilford County Coalition on Infant Mortality for the project “Needs Assessment: Guilford County Coalition on Infant Mortality.” The purpose of this project is to conduct a needs assessment to identify needs for the purpose of informing the planning of program […]

Dr. Stephen Sills (Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from New Hanover County for the project “Consulting Services for a Comprehensive Housing and Public Opinion Study for New Hanover County NC.” This proposal was developed by the Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) in response to a request for proposal for […]

Diana Bowman (SERVE Center) received new funding from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools for the project “Moore Magnet Elementary School – E-Learning: From Needs Assessment to School Improvement.” This project is a facilitated, collaborative review of practices, processes, and structures within the school to respond to the findings of the comprehensive needs assessment conducted in the fall […]

Dr. John Willse (Educational Research Methodology) received new funding from Scantron Corporation for the project “Experiential Measurement Training with Scantron Corporation (2020-2021).” OAERS will provide research services pertaining to data management, data analysis, data documentation, report writing, general assessment activities, and other duties associated with the functions of Scantron Corporation.

Dr. Sally Koerner (Biology) received new funding from the USDA NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative for the project “Assessing impacts of patch-burn grazing management on sustainability of multiple agroecosystem services.” Frequently, cattle production comes at the expense of plant and wildlife biodiversity, with cattle management goals at odds with environmental health and conservation (Derner […]

The UNC System has released its annual updates for each constituent university on their performance metrics for meeting Strategic Plan goals. The new data, available on the UNC System website, demonstrates that the UNC System is on a steady track to attain its five-year Strategic Plan goals, with student success far exceeding the national average. […]

A number of our Spartan staff have been recognized for their outstanding contributions through the following annual awards: Staff Excellence Awards:Julie Voorhees (UNCG Sponsored Programs)Jeff Gillis (School of Theatre)The University Staff Excellence Award is presented annually to two deserving permanent non-faculty employees in recognition of their devotion to “Duty, Innovation, Service, Human Relations, and Other […]

Note: The following is based on a pre-COVID-19 survey, and although the University has since established fully-online teaching, learning, and administrative support, the survey’s findings are still very relevant and important to understanding our students’ perception of UNCG campus culture and support. What do students think about the support systems available on campus? In order […]