News Items from UNC Greensboro

It’s game day and the air is electric. The players warm up. The cheer team practices its routine. The crowd is settling in. And eight Spartan students, with high-def cameras and multiscreen consoles, are ready to stream all the action across the nation. The count begins: 30 seconds to air. 15. 10. 5, 4, 3, […]

The first year of a student’s college experience is often the most exciting – new freedom, new friends, and new opportunities.  But there are challenges, too. College is an adjustment. Often, if students don’t develop time management, organizational, and study skills, they may struggle.  To help students better transition to academic life here on campus, […]

How many UNC Greensboro students are pursuing online degrees, and what is their average age? How many are from out of state, and who is majoring in biology? How many are from underrepresented groups?  There’s a crack team of researchers on campus who tirelessly compile, analyze, and present data on these kinds of questions and […]

UNC Greensboro is ranked No. 17 in Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck Southeast Colleges” and No. 69 overall out of 395 institutions. The publication also featured UNCG among the “Best 80 Colleges for Student Voting” with full points for voter engagement. Washington Monthly composes its college rankings by focusing on colleges and universities […]

UNC Greensboro’s Division of Student Success is taking big steps to enhance support for undergraduate students on campus. The first of those changes took place this last July, when Dr. Andrew Hamilton took the reins as the new associate vice provost of student success and dean of undergraduate studies at UNCG. Hamilton’s previous roles as […]

The NCAA and the Division I Committee on Academics honored four teams at UNC Greensboro as recipients of the NCAA Public Recognition Award. UNCG volleyball (Coach Corey Carlin), women’s golf (Coach Janell Howland), baseball (Coach Link Jarrett), and men’s tennis (Coach Jeff Trivette) were recognized. The NCAA Public Recognition Award is bestowed on teams with […]

UNC Greensboro has been recognized as a 2019-20 College of Distinction for its efforts in undergraduate student success and satisfaction. UNCG is one of four UNC System schools recognized by Colleges of Distinction. The University is also recognized in the following six categories: Public Colleges of Distinction, North Carolina Colleges of Distinction, Business Colleges of Distinction, […]

UNC Greensboro’s music and physical education programs were recognized as the top programs of their kind in the state for veterans in the 2019 College Factual rankings. This marks the second consecutive year that the programs have achieved this ranking. UNCG’s physical education and health teacher education program ranks No. 1 in North Carolina for […]

The full version of this story originally appeared in UNCG Magazine. To read the full story and other stories about UNCG alumni making an impact, visit alumnimagazine.uncg.edu. The presence of skilled sign language interpreters, teachers, and advocates is critical in working toward a more accessible and fair society. Meeting needs for communication begins with comprehensive […]

After a nationwide search, Dr. bruce d. mcclung will become the inaugural dean of UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)  on July 14, 2019. Dr. mcclung is currently head of the division of composition, musicology, and theory at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. He served as interim dean and Thomas James Kelly […]