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News Items from UNC Greensboro

It’s rankings season once again, and UNC Greensboro continues to be recognized in national ranking lists for excellence, access, and affordability.  Last week, UNCG was ranked No. 1 in social mobility in North Carolina for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. UNCG moved up four spots in the national social mobility rankings, […]

For the third consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.  The national honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. UNCG is among 89 institutions across the […]

Nearly 130 UNC Greensboro students spent part of their Saturday serving the Greensboro community as part of the 13th annual Spartan Service Day. Led by the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement, students participated in community service projects for eight local and national organizations such as Downtown Greenway, Project Linus, Tiny House Community Development, and […]

The shift to online in March didn’t just affect classroom instruction or student activities. Faculty research – much of which involves community partners, human subjects, labwork, focus groups, and interviews – also shifted in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Some researchers were able to continue their work online, while others had to press pause […]

As we approach the holiday weekend, it’s clear that Independence Day feels markedly different this year.  The nation continues to face a public health crisis. Black Lives Matter demonstrations are ongoing, as communities have tough conversations about the realities of systemic racism. Divisions and disparities are perhaps more visible than ever before. For many Americans, […]