News Items from UNC Greensboro

The legacy of trailblazing excellence derived from Woman’s College is still felt across the UNCG campus and through the impact of our alumni. Check out public radio star Martha Bassett ’96 MM, visual artist and former Fulbright Scholar Sheena Rose ’16 MFA, WWII nurse and Congressional Gold Medal honoree Elsie Yuen Seetoo ’48, Steve Martin […]

UNC Greensboro has always been a home and incubator for poets and writers, through the MFA Program in Creative Writing and the surrounding literary community.  Because it’s April and the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month, faculty poets Stuart Dischell and Emilia Phillips offered a few words about how poetry is relevant and necessary right […]

UNC Greensboro will award approximately 2,887 earned degrees at the 2021 May Commencement and Doctoral Hooding ceremonies. The University will hold multiple ceremonies at the Greensboro Coliseum on May 7 and 8. Ceremonies will be live streamed for families and friends given capacity restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  UNCG plans to award approximately 2,175 […]

Ten Spartans were honored at the Triad Business Journal’s annual 40 Under 40 awards event on Thursday, April 22.  The event, held virtually this year, recognizes extraordinary young professionals in the Triad.  The list of 2021 honorees includes three UNCG staff members, six alumni, and one student. See the list below.  Yubi Aranda Sandoval ’17Assistant […]

For the third year in a row, UNC Greensboro met or exceeded its annual targets on all five of its priority metrics as specified in “Higher Expectations,” the UNC System’s Strategic Plan. UNCG is the only UNC System institution to meet all priority goals. This year the University also achieved the feat on eight out […]

Using data-driven strategies to keep North Carolinians safe.  That’s the mission of UNC Greensboro’s North Carolina Network for Safe Communities (NCNSC), a training and technical assistance provider, research partner, and information exchange resource focused on reducing violent crime across the state.   NCNSC, led by John Weil and Stacy Sechrist, has worked with federal partners in […]

UNC Greensboro today announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Trustees, as well as the reappointment of Trustee Margaret Benjamin to a first four-year term. Ms. Anita Bachmann, Dr. Ernest Grant, and Mr. Tim Rice, each with tremendous business, civic, and community credentials, were appointed by the UNC System Board of […]

UNC Greensboro student Kala Youngblood has been selected as the first UNCG Goldwater Scholarship recipient since 2012. She was one of 410 Scholars selected from over 5,000 students nominated by their home institutions during the 2021 application cycle. The Goldwater Scholarship Program is one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural […]

UNC Greensboro (UNCG) today announced Mike Jones as new head coach for the men’s basketball program. He is the 10th head coach in UNCG men’s basketball history. Jones, who served as the head coach at Radford (Va.) University since 2011, has led his teams to Big South championships, the NCAA tournament, and has seen his players […]

UNC Greensboro’s annual Science Everywhere will take place virtually April 21-23, with a variety of online presentations, demonstrations, and experiments for K-12 students and science lovers of all ages.  This year’s Science Everywhere will include six live demonstrations and more than 120 pre-recorded, on-demand STEM videos. All events and video content are free and accessible […]

Thursday marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day and the birth of the modern environmental movement.  UNC Greensboro is recognized as one of the most environmentally friendly universities in the U.S. by the Princeton Review and Sierra Club Cool Schools. At UNCG, sustainability is defined as the enduring interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, economy, […]