News Items from UNC Greensboro

Aliyah Lynch, a student in the Bryan School, was recently named as one of the United Negro College Fund’s (UNCF) Disney Corporate Scholars — a program that provides students from four-year universities across the country, including Historically Black Colleges and Unversities (HBCUs), with a $5,000 annual scholarship and a paid internship with the Walt Disney Company.

This year, UNCG’s Dr. Anne Parsons learned her Jewish ancestors were part of one small village’s show of resistance against the Nazi’s in World War II. That knowledge became the basis of a digital and physical installation completed by master’s students in History and Museum Studies that now fills an educational need in North Carolina schools.

How does democracy thrive, and specifically at a local level? One essential piece is productive community dialogue. Over the past two years, Department of Communications Studies faculty members Dr. Jenni Simon, Dr. Christopher Poulos, Dr. Jovanovic, and their students hosted a series of structured city-wide public conversations through the Greensboro History Museum.

UNC Greensboro landed a major enrollment coup thanks to one of the top employers in the world! We are the first institution in the Piedmont Triad to form this unique partnership – Amazon Career Choice. Hundreds of thousands of Amazon employees can take advantage of free tuition for more than 175 majors and concentrations for undergraduates as well as 13 fully online courses.