Since the award’s inception in 2006, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named UNCG to its annual President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. And this year, UNCG has made the Honor Roll with Distinction shortlist.
During the 2011-12 academic year, UNCG students, faculty and staff performed 819,455 hours of community service. UNCG’s application to CNCS details several noteworthy service projects fostered by the university. Among them: Bringing Us Benches and Bus Shelters (BUBBS), GK–12, Industries of the Blind design project and the Peck Elementary String Program.
Information about service-learning at UNCG may be found at http://olsl.uncg.edu/service-learning/.
By Michelle Hines