News Items from UNC Greensboro

It’s Mental Health Month at UNC Greensboro, and the University is hosting a variety of mental health events to support students. Speaker: Jordan Burnham, “Unbreakable: A personal battle with depression, substance abuse, and perfectionism” Sept. 12, 7 p.m. Elliott University Center Auditorium Jordan Burnham, a suicide attempt survivor, is an award-winning speaker addressing mental health […]

For the 29th straight year, UNC Greensboro is recognized as one of the top universities in the country in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2020 rankings. Most notably, UNCG ranks No. 1 statewide and No. 27 nationally for social mobility. This new category highlights the institutions that are most successful in enrolling […]

UNC Greensboro men’s basketball announced its 2019-20 regular season schedule today, which features a combined nine games against teams that were in either the NCAA Tournament or NIT last season and 10 games against opponents that finished the year in the top 100 of the NCAA NET rankings. A difficult non-conference schedule boasts three matchups […]

UNC Greensboro is ranked No. 17 in Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck Southeast Colleges” and No. 69 overall out of 395 institutions. The publication also featured UNCG among the “Best 80 Colleges for Student Voting” with full points for voter engagement. Washington Monthly composes its college rankings by focusing on colleges and universities […]

For the second year, the North Carolina Folk Festival will take residence in downtown Greensboro, September 6-8. The weekend of free entertainment will feature musical performers from around the world, activities, arts, food trucks – and many UNC Greensboro participants.  Take a stroll down Spartan Way (which runs from the corner of Friendly and Davie […]

On Friday, Aug. 30, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a “Chancellor Musings” message to the campus community. The full message is below.  As you know from my previous musings I am fond of using metaphors. The basic purpose of metaphors is to transfer understanding from one idea or object to another. They aid comprehension […]

Visionary. Strategic. Developer of talent. Joan Evans ’94 MBA embodies the qualities one would expect from a high-level executive of a major health care delivery system. What may surprise you is her proclivity for provocative thinking. “If anyone will ask the unasked question, it’s me,” says Evans, chief of staff at Cone Health. That may […]

UNC Greensboro announced Monday that Ashley Leonard has been named women’s golf head coach. Leonard has spent the past eight years with the Barton College men’s and women’s golf programs, including the last six as head coach for both teams. She also held the title of assistant athletic director since 2017. “We are excited to […]

It’s a big year for UNC Greensboro’s B-school. The Bryan School of Business and Economics is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a variety of events for students, alumni, faculty, and staff throughout the year. The celebration will culminate in April with a special guest speaker (to be announced in September) and 50th anniversary gala. While […]