News Items from UNC Greensboro

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 […]

A gray SUV carrying three generations of the same family pulled into the parking lot behind the Weatherspoon Art Museum on Saturday morning. Daniela Chala ’16 had heard about the free flu shot clinic that the UNC Greensboro School of Nursing hosts every year as part of Homecoming festivities. She decided to bring her partner, […]

UNC Greensboro’s Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) has been awarded a Dollar Tree Literacy Foundation grant to support an after-school reading enrichment program in Greensboro. The new program will be part of the CHCS Cottage Gardens Resource Center, a community space that addresses education and health and wellness needs in the Cottage Grove […]

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 […]

Food insecurity – not knowing when or from where your next meal will come – is affecting college students at alarming rates, according to recent studies. The risks are even higher for student groups like African Americans, LGBTQ students, and those with prior military service. A lack of financial stability can lead to tough decisions – […]

Jane Long, assistant director of equipment and apparel, has spent the last few weeks making homemade face coverings for UNCG’s staff and student-athletes at a pace of over 50 a week as a supplement to those provided by the department and UNC System.  Long starts every day with our campus motto, “Service,” on her mind. […]