News Items from UNC Greensboro

After a national search, UNC Greensboro (UNCG) today announced that Brian Mackin has been selected as the University’s Athletic Director, which was approved by the Board of Trustees on December 17. He begins his tenure on January 4, 2022. Mackin comes to UNCG from Conference USA (C-USA) in Dallas, TX, where he served as Deputy […]

UNC Greensboro trustee and alumna Mae Douglas received the ATHENA Award at the annual Greensboro Chamber of Commerce luncheon, held Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. The ATHENA Award is presented annually to a woman who embodies professional excellence and community service and who actively assists other women in their attainment […]

UNC Greensboro students will spend this weekend living out the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The University’s annual MLK Day of Service takes place Saturday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students will volunteer at a variety of sites throughout Greensboro, including the Interactive Resource Center, Elsewhere Museum, local elementary schools, […]

UNC Greensboro’s Bryan School of Business and Economics partnered with the publication Business North Carolina to host the 2020 North Carolina Economic Forecast Roundtable on Friday, Jan. 10, on UNCG’s campus. Around 60 people attended the event to hear various industry leaders provide their unique perspectives and predictions for North Carolina’s economy in 2020 and beyond. In […]

UNC Greensboro is teaming up with the Greensboro Swarm for a special night of basketball and Spartan spirit in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20. As part of “MLK Day at the Swarm,” all UNCG students, faculty, and staff are eligible for discounted tickets to see the Swarm, the NBA G […]

UNC Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will join hands once again for the annual Joint Commemorative Program to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Harrison Auditorium on the campus of N.C. A&T. Activist, advocacy educator, youth engagement expert, producer, […]

Spartans are celebrating the holiday season by giving back with the 14th annual Branches of Love event. This Saturday, Dec. 7, UNC Greensboro students, alumni, faculty, and staff will spend the afternoon decorating holiday trees that will be donated to local families in transition through Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Partnership Village Transitional Housing Program. The event […]

UNC Greensboro will award nearly 2,000 degrees at the December Commencement Ceremony and Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.  The Commencement Ceremony will be held Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. The University’s Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. at UNCG Auditorium. The University plans to confer approximately […]

In North Carolina, college basketball is king.  It’s the land of Michael Jordan, the Atlantic Coast Conference, and bitter rivalries. An environment like this one isn’t always welcoming to newcomers. It can be difficult for up-and-coming basketball programs to find success, gain recognition, and generate excitement.  That’s why the emergence of UNCG men’s basketball – in […]

UNC Greensboro today announced that City of Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan will deliver the keynote address at the University’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Greensboro Coliseum. More than 1,950 students are expected to receive degrees at the ceremony. Vaughan is the 48th mayor of Greensboro, elected in 2013, and reelected in 2017 by an […]

For the fifth year in a row, Military Times has recognized UNC Greensboro for its commitment to serving veteran students with excellence. The University was ranked No. 51 out of 134 institutions on the publication’s Best for Vets: Colleges 2020 list, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of […]