News Items from UNC Greensboro

HealthyUNCG and UNCG Staff Senate are excited to announce the return of Employee Field Day on Wednesday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Foust Park. In the event of inclement weather, it will be moved to the Kaplan Center for Wellness. RSVP and learn more about the game and event schedule here. […]

This week, Earth Day turns 50. The celebration, which takes place each year on April 22, marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. But that milestone isn’t the only highlight for this year’s event. Earth Day is taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disrupted and upended life around the […]

New books, a visiting children’s author, and STEM programs are on tap for the library at Moss Street Partnership School (MSPS) next school year thanks to new grant funding from the State Library of North Carolina. The UNC Greensboro Teaching Resources Center (TRC) and MSPS have received a $50,000 Library Services and Technology Acts grant […]

When Amanda ’11 MA and James Keith ’13 DMA decided to open an inn, they first looked into Greensboro’s downtown spaces. But then a building just blocks from the UNCG campus in the 100-year-old Westerwood neighborhood caught their eye. The large, three-story columned house gave them an opportunity to grow a community. “This house is a […]

UNC Greensboro and Greensboro Downtown Parks are teaming up to present the third annual Spartan Cinema, a free series of Friday night movie screenings with pre-movie activities and performances by UNCG students, faculty, and staff. Spartan Cinema kicks off Friday, May 10, at LeBauer Park with box office hit “Crazy Rich Asians.” Many tassel-turning Spartans […]

Three UNC Greensboro faculty members – two from the School of Art and one from the School of Dance – were awarded fellowships from the North Carolina Arts Council for 2019 after being selected through a rigorous panel screening process. Nearly 500 artists applied for the fellowships and 20 were selected. Fellowship winners receive $10,000 […]

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, UNC Greensboro hosted the ninth annual North Carolina Campus Compact Presidents Forum and 2019 PACE (Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement) Conference, attracting over 250 educators from across the state. North Carolina Campus Compact is a collaborative network of colleges and universities committed to educating students for civic and social responsibility, partnering […]

Spartans arriving on campus next week may notice that the construction phases of UNC Greensboro’s new Nursing and Instructional building and new Chiller Plant are well underway. What may not be as obvious is that these projects recently surpassed their goals in providing economic opportunities for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBE). The Historically Underutilized […]