News Items from UNC Greensboro

Keneisha Hylton had to stop herself from crying as she thought about everything she’s accomplishing this week. Hylton, 37, will graduate on Friday from UNC Greensboro with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). She’ll earn her degree despite being told over the years that, as a single mother of two serving in the U.S. […]

Spring is a time of celebrations at UNC Greensboro – the special acknowledgement of past achievements and the ushering in of new beginnings. One such celebration focuses on highlighting the faculty who have made outstanding contributions to teaching, research, and community service and engagement. Dr. Rebecca MacLeod was honored this year with the UNC Board of […]

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 […]

Dr. Tami Draves was checking her email when a message arrived letting her know UNC Greensboro would host a coronavirus vaccine clinic. Draves, interim director and associate professor in the UNCG School of Music, was eligible to receive the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. She immediately made her appointment to receive the vaccine on March […]

Elizabeth Perrill, associate professor in UNC Greensboro’s School of Art, was nominated by the AP board to create a video master class that supports the AP Art History Exam in 2021. In response to the pandemic and the changing needs of students and educators, the College Board partnered with professors from more than 200 universities, […]

Public spaces are vastly important for public life. Even if there is no interaction between strangers, having areas in towns and cities where people can see each other is crucial for healthy communities. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic changed what spaces we can occupy and how we can behave within them. Restaurants and other indoor […]

UNC Greensboro student Kalonji Jegede-Roberts has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities that are committed to community engagement. Jegede-Roberts received the network’s Community Impact Student Award, which honors one student leader at each member school. The award recognizes students that demonstrate commitment […]

UNCG Senior Lecturer in biology Ann Berry Somers is well-known figure in North Carolina herpetology and public service. She is a past recipient of the Governor’s Award for Public Service, the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award in Raleigh, the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCBAR) Distinguished Teaching Award in STEM Education, and has […]

UNC Greensboro and Dunkin’ have raised $3,000 for the Spartan Open Pantry through their joint fundraiser to fight food insecurity on campus and in the community.   From Oct. 18-29, participating Dunkin’ stores in the Triad sold Spartan-themed donuts, and 40 cents of each donut sold was donated to Spartan Open Pantry. The fundraiser was part […]