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JC Hazelwood, a graduate student in the applied sport psychology program and a graduate assistant coach for UNC Greensboro’s Academic Success Coaching Program (ASCP), logs onto a Zoom meeting with a first-year student. He asks the student how their studies are going and guides them through any academic struggles they are facing, taking time to […]

In fall of 2019, UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Kristen Christman came across an article about teachers who had painted uplifting messages in school bathrooms.   She brought the idea to her Positive Communication students, including Erika Lowrance, a studio art and communication studies double major.  Inspired by the idea, Lowrance and a few of her classmates teamed […]

UNC Greensboro’s Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo is coming up April 19 – this year, virtually – and it’s also time to honor the faculty mentors who have helped and inspired students along the way, engaging them in real-world scholarship and helping them fine-tune their research skills. Dr. Laurie Wideman received the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, […]

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Rebecca B. MacLeod to receive a 2021 Award for Excellence in Teaching.  MacLeod, professor of music education at UNCG, is a national and international leader in music education. She champions the idea that everyone can and should express themselves musically and artistically. […]

UNC Greensboro’s graduate programs are among the best in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Graduate Schools rankings. Each year, U.S. News ranks professional school programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine, and nursing, including specialties in each area. The rankings in these areas are based on two types […]

Literature and community-building – those are the themes that have grown throughout the career of UNC Greensboro alumna Ruth Dickey ’04 MFA. The graduate of UNCG’s MFA Program in Creative Writing has taught poetry workshops in soup kitchens, drop-in centers, and the DC public schools, and she has held an array of leadership positions that […]

UNC Greensboro’s Moss Street Partnership School (MSPS) recently partnered with In Her Vision to host free vision clinics for students March 18-20 and March 24-26. In Her Vision, led by Dr. Mojgan Besharat, provides comprehensive eye examinations assessing ocular and physical health as well as glasses at no cost.  MSPS students, as well as their […]

Cynthia Rivera-Kelley was attending a SOAR orientation session for parents when she learned about UNC Greensboro’s Parent & Family Advisory Council (PFAC), a group of family members of current undergraduate students who voluntarily support the students, faculty, and families of the University. Rivera-Kelley, now chair of the council, saw it as a great way to […]

The 2021 Believe in the G exceeded expectations. During the annual 24-hour campaign, 1,359 gifts were received. The final total was $832,507. “Our University’s Spartan spirit for the 2021 Believe in the G was amazing,” said Beth Fischer, Vice Chancellor for Advancement. “During a year when so much is different, the UNCG community of alumni, […]