News Items from UNC Greensboro

A new international honor society recognizing high-achieving students with disabilities has been established on UNC Greensboro’s campus to acknowledge and celebrate their academic accomplishments.   Last fall, the Zeta Phi chapter of Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society was established, becoming one of 170 chapters across the country, one of four in the state, and the […]

Cheryse McLeod Lewis ’01 MM has diversified.  The Greensboro native holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from the UNC Greensboro School of Music and has enjoyed a successful singing career, from the Seattle Opera to the 1st National Broadway Tour of The Gershwins’ “Porgy and Bess.” She has performed with fellow Spartan Rhiannon Giddens […]

The UNC Greensboro men’s basketball team was in Greenville, South Carolina, a couple of weeks ago, preparing for a nationally televised matchup against Southern Conference foe Furman.  Just hours before tip-off, Head Coach Wes Miller got word that the game would have to be rescheduled due to COVID-19 cases within Furman’s program. The team swiftly […]

February is Black History Month, and UNC Greensboro will host a variety of virtual events throughout the month. Mr. SOUL! Film ScreeningFeb. 2, 7 p.m. PBS North Carolina has teamed up with RiverRun International Film Festival and the State Library North Carolina to present an exclusive screening of “Mr. SOUL!” – a documentary that explores […]

UNC Greensboro has some of the best online degree programs in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs rankings released Tuesday, Jan. 26.  The University was included in the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” list, ranking among the top 5 institutions in North Carolina. UNCG’s online bachelor programs also […]

UNC Greensboro’s School of Music will host its annual Collage concert virtually on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately 40 students and 20 faculty are featured in the pre-recorded concert. Each performance was recorded on campus in November and December, with appropriate COVID-19 safety measures. In January, all performances were edited together into the […]

UNC Greensboro employees Chris Roys and SaQuang Lam have been called up by the North Carolina National Guard to help vaccinate North Carolinians against COVID-19.  Roys works in Information Technology Services as director of administrative technologies and support. Lam’s day job is as assistant director for Student Health Services. But as National Guardsmen, they are […]

UNC Greensboro alumnus Barron L. Thompson ’01 took his oath of office earlier this month as a district court judge in Randolph County. It’s the fulfillment of a dream that started in sixth grade, and one that he credits to his political science professors at UNCG, and his family.  Thompson, whose father was a court reporter […]