News Items from UNC Greensboro

“What are you doing for others?” That’s the question Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. asked the crowd during his famous “Conquering Self-Centeredness” speech on August 11th, 1957 in Montgomery, Alabama. UNC Greensboro’s motto is “service,” and as an institution, Spartans are committed to serving others every day on campus, in the community, and beyond. And […]

Peacehaven Community Farm volunteers An 89-acre farm in Whitsett, North Carolina, Peacehaven provides adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities a place to live, work, and engage with their community. For the past six years, UNCG faculty member Kim Cuny and her students have been helping the residents improve their communication skills. Read more at UNCG […]

As the holiday season approaches and we connect with family and friends, it’s important to remember that there are Spartans and community members who struggle with food and housing – and not just during the coldest months of the year. To this end, UNC Greensboro will participate in the national Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week […]

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 […]