News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro’s Center of New North Carolinians (CNNC), led by Dr. Diya Abdo, was recently awarded a new grant from the CDC Foundation to provide flu and COVID-19 vaccine education and access among immigrants and refugees in the Greensboro area, in collaboration with the New Arrivals Institute.  Through the Triad Vaccine Education and Access Project, […]

On Sept. 12, 2001, more than 3,000 UNCG students, faculty, and staff gathered around the Fountain for a vigil and remembrance service. That day, many students lined up for an off-campus Red Cross blood drive. Students painted the Rawk with the message “United We Stand.” Campus Weekly gave suggestions of how faculty, staff, and students […]

Travis Levin wasn’t supposed to be on the same flight as Felix Contreras to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. Both were headed to the Middle East, but it was just a coincidence that the two UNC Greensboro School of Nursing alumni ended up on the same Boeing C-17 together. When Levin turned around, he immediately recognized […]

Over 200 UNC Greensboro students spent part of their Saturday serving the Greensboro community as part of the 14th annual Spartan Service Day. Led by the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement, students participated in community service projects for 13 local and national organizations such as the City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation, Reading Connections, […]

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, […]