News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC System President Margaret Spellings visited Greensboro Wednesday afternoon for a special State of the University Address that highlighted the system’s four Triad area universities: UNC Greensboro, N.C. A&T State University, Winston-Salem State University and UNC School of the Arts. The event, which took place at the Union Square Campus in downtown Greensboro, was the […]

Grab your dancing shoes, Spartans. We’re going to the Big Dance. The UNC Greensboro men’s basketball team defeated East Tennessee State 62-47 Monday night in the Southern Conference Tournament Championship. It was a thrilling, leave-everything-on-the-court kind of performance – and one that gives the Spartans their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2001. Support from UNCG […]

It was a familiar scene at the Greensboro Coliseum. Shouts of celebration. High-fives and hugs. A ladder, a pair of scissors and players beaming with pride as they cut down the net. For the second straight year, the Spartans are regular season Southern Conference champions. The UNC Greensboro men’s basketball team defeated Samford 88-75 in […]

Author Colson Whitehead spoke last week at UNC Greensboro’s University Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS), opening with a personal comic monologue and reading several selections from his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Underground Railroad,” for which he used documents from UNCG’s Digital Library on American Slavery (DLAS). As part of the special 125th anniversary lecture, he […]

Sixteen community partners. More than 200 students. Nearly 700 service hours. The impact of this year’s MLK Day of Service will be felt for years to come. Spartans spent Monday morning living out the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by serving others and investing in their community – repairing fencing at the historic […]

A regular season Southern Conference title. The most wins in program history. And a trip to New York to compete against Syracuse in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). Last season was a historic one for the UNCG men’s basketball team. But for Head Coach Wes Miller and his players, there’s more work to be done. […]

Spartans sure know how to throw a party. Thousands of UNCG students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered together yesterday for a campus-wide Founders Day celebration. And it was one for the ages. Festivities included the annual luncheon, a special Founders Day Festival on the Quad – featuring a 125-foot-long birthday cake – and an anniversary […]

It’s an exciting time for UNCG Spartans. With the university’s 125th anniversary in full swing, the campus community is celebrating not only UNCG’s unique history, but its new era of “Giant Steps.” And this year, there’s a lot of “new” to celebrate. From courses and academic programs to state-of-the-art residence halls and expanded campus dining […]