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Students are back on campus. Classes have begun. And soon, Spartan sports will be back in action. The 2019-20 athletic season will kick off this week with men’s and women’s soccer games at home. Men’s soccer will compete in exhibition games on Wednesday, Aug. 21, against Montreat College and on Saturday, Aug. 24, against College […]

UNC Greensboro will kick off the 2019-20 academic year next Monday, Aug. 19, with the annual NAV1GATE New Student Convocation. The all-day event officially marks the start of the new year and is designed to prepare freshmen and transfer students for success in the classroom. New students will have the opportunity to hear from their […]

This Saturday, Aug. 17, UNC Greensboro is partnering with the Greensboro Grasshoppers minor league baseball team for a special “UNCG Night with the Grasshoppers.” The Grasshoppers will take on the Augusta GreenJackets on Saturday, with the first pitch slated for 7 p.m. Throughout the night, there will be a variety of UNCG activities, performances, and […]

The CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación) summer program at UNC Greensboro (UNCG) has been named a 2019 “Program to Watch” by Excelencia in Education for its efforts to increase Latinx student success. CHANCE is one of just 20 programs nationwide to receive this recognition. Launched in 2017, CHANCE is an intensive […]

For the 21st consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has been recognized as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates in the Princeton Review’s “Best 385 Colleges” guide. UNCG is one of five UNC System institutions to be included in the guide. The University is also recognized in the “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region” web […]

As a child, Mike Rikard ’94 was obsessed with baseball cards, spending countless hours assessing players and debating with friends. Much has changed over the years for Rikard, now VP of Amateur Scouting for the Boston Red Sox. But his love for the game and his fascination with ranking and prioritizing players remain constant. “I’ve always […]

UNC Greensboro announced today that Chris Rich has been named men’s soccer head coach. Rich has spent the past 12 years as an assistant coach, including his three most recent stops at Atlantic Coast Conference schools Duke, North Carolina, and Virginia Tech. “We are excited to welcome Chris to the UNCG Spartan family,” said Director […]

UNC Greensboro welcomed more than 150 Latinx students to campus last week for the third annual CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación) summer program. CHANCE is a five-day college immersion experience for Latinx high school juniors and seniors. Over the course of the week, students attend mock classes taught by UNCG faculty, […]

Only one American has ever won four Euroleague basketball championships. That’s Kyle Hines, who holds the UNCG all-time scoring record with 2,147 career points. Additionally, he holds the career records in rebounds (1,047), blocked shots (349), field goals made (582), and free throws made (419).  He led his CSKA Moscow team to the Euroleague Championship […]