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 was recently named a 2020 Best Military-Friendly Online College by OnlineU.  UNCG ranks No. 2 in the state and No. 48 nationally for its dedication to serving the unique needs of military service members, veterans, and their families through online education.  “UNCG’s online program has always been popular with our military-affiliated students, particularly […]

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 […]

On Nov. 12-14, UNCG School of Theatre will present “Hear Our Voices: An Inclusive Celebration of New Musical Theatre.” The production is a brand-new song cycle which consists of unpublished music written and composed by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color), disabled, female and LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Pansexual, Transgender, Genderqueer, Queer, Intersexed, Agender, […]

UNC Greensboro’s Moss Street Partnership School (MSPS) was awarded a $15,000 NC Schools Go Outside (GO) Grant to build an on-campus learning center in the form of a half-mile learning trail. Construction on the trail began in early November. Funded by the NC Outdoor Heritage Advisory Council, the learning components include interpretive signs describing the […]

Of the nearly 2,000 nominations submitted for the eighth annual 2021 GRAMMY Music Educator Award, two UNC Greensboro alumni have been named semifinalists for the award. Brian McMath ’96 BM, ’10 MM and Donald Walter ’94 BM, ’12 MM are among the 25 semifinalists for this national award, representing both North Carolina and Guilford County […]

Wes Miller and Trina Patterson have adapted their leadership strategies during these unusual times. “The key is in life, like basketball, you have to be flexible and prepared for the unknown,” said Patterson, head coach of UNCG Women’s Basketball. “During these times, you have to prepare your players somewhat differently in your system and make […]