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UNC Greensboro has been recognized as one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges by the Princeton Review. The education services company features UNCG in its “Guide to Green Colleges: 2019 Edition.” UNCG is one of eight universities in the UNC System to be included. The Princeton Review chose the 413 schools in the guide based […]

With dozens of stories about UNC Greensboro initiatives, research, and real-world impact, the Fall 2019 UNCG Magazine shines a spotlight on Spartans around campus and around the world.  Enjoy the photos and videos – and the outstanding stories – online at alumnimagazine.uncg.edu.  Here’s a look at some of the stories in the new issue:  Deon’te […]

Which North Carolina city has done the most to advance inclusive laws and policies for the LGBTQ+ community? According to recent rankings by the Human Rights Campaign, it’s Greensboro. The city has a vast, economically and socially significant LGBTQ+ population, and the city has worked hard to better support these individuals over the years. In […]

The UNC Greensboro priority filing period for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is now open. All current and prospective students are encouraged to complete their FAFSA by Dec. 1 to be considered a priority filer. Here’s what Spartans need to know: Students must submit a FAFSA each year in order to continue […]

UNC Greensboro and Guilford Technical Community College teamed up on Saturday to host the first-ever Titan-to-Spartan Connect, a joint orientation program for GTCC students interested in transferring to UNCG. More than 100 students and guests participated in the event, which included a campus resources fair, sessions with academic advisors, financial aid officers, and admissions staff, […]

UNC Greensboro received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The annual HEED Award is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. It’s the second year in a row […]

UNC Greensboro, the Triad’s largest state university, today announced record enrollment of 20,196 students for the University’s Fall 2019 Census. It’s the sixth year in a row UNCG has seen enrollment growth. Increases in graduate students, community college transfers, and online students contributed to UNCG’s growth. Graduate student enrollment increased by 1.3% (up 150 students […]

Sept. 15 marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx communities. Over the course of the next month, UNC Greensboro will host a series of events in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The full list of events is below. All events are open […]

One hundred new Spartans got a jump-start on their freshman year through Spartan BASE Camp, a three-day transition experience for incoming first-year students hosted by the Division of Student Affairs. The camp was held Aug. 12-14 and offered a variety of activities that centered around health, wellness, leadership, community, and Spartan pride. “BASE Camp creates […]

Food insecurity among college students is a serious issue on campuses across the country. Recent studies show that approximately 36% of students in the United States experienced food insecurity last year. At UNC Greensboro, some of our students are also in need. That’s why the Division of Student Affairs has launched the “Spartan Essentials” initiative […]