News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro undergraduate Evan Bradner’s interest in medicine began at a young age, during an exceptionally difficult time. As his mother fought cancer, he witnessed the ravages of not only the disease, but of the chemotherapy used to treat it. He often accompanied his mother to her appointments, asking questions of the doctors and caregivers. […]

UNC Greensboro senior Samaya Roary wants to spend her life advocating for causes. The long-term goal for the political science (pre-law) and communication studies double major is to work in Washington, D.C., as a lobbyist representing marginalized groups. Until then, she’s cutting her teeth as Student Government Association (SGA) president, representing the UNCG student body […]

Christina Santiago loves a challenge. Growing up, she struggled with math, so when it came to choosing an undergraduate research topic, the aspiring teacher picked fractions. “I always like to approach things I’m intimidated by so I can grow,” said Santiago, who will be graduating on Friday with a bachelor of science in elementary education […]

With just nine days until May Commencement, you can feel the graduation jitters. Spartans are putting last-minute touches on their cap designs, cramming for final exams and flocking to College Avenue to take photos in their graduation garb. UNC Greensboro senior Baraka Ongeri is one of more than 2,700 Spartans set to graduate next Friday, […]

As a National Guard officer and Black Hawk helicopter pilot, Lt. Lindsey Jefferies is used to high pressure and high expectations. She’s relied on her discipline and drive to be successful in the military. Now as a graduate student in UNCG’s Couple and Family Counseling program – recognized as one of the top programs nationally […]

If there’s one word to describe junior communication studies major Holly Shields, it’s passionate. She’s passionate about the UNCG Student Government Association (SGA) – an organization she has been a part of since freshman year – and its role in bringing together student groups across campus. She’s passionate about her sorority, Chi Omega, and the […]

Uncovering history at an archaeological field school in Greece. Learning Spanish through community engagement in Costa Rica. Exploring nature, art and the human experience in Wales. This summer, more than 200 UNCG students studied abroad in 14 countries across the globe through UNCG’s International Programs Center (IPC). IPC offered 17 faculty-led programs, as well as […]