News Items from UNC Greensboro

For the fifth year in a row, Military Times has recognized UNC Greensboro for its commitment to serving veteran students with excellence. The University was ranked No. 51 out of 134 institutions on the publication’s Best for Vets: Colleges 2020 list, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of […]

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 […]

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 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 Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. wrote last fall that the University was “poised to become a national model for how a university can blend opportunity, excellence, and impact.” One year later, U.S. News & World Report bestowed high honors on the University, demonstrating how UNCG exemplifies the model Chancellor Gilliam described. UNCG now […]

For the 29th straight year, UNC Greensboro is recognized as one of the top universities in the country in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2020 rankings. Most notably, UNCG ranks No. 1 statewide and No. 27 nationally for social mobility. This new category highlights the institutions that are most successful in enrolling […]

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 […]

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 […]

What’s in a name? If you ask the cohort of UNC Greensboro alumni who recently received two prestigious national awards for their exhibition at UNCG Auditorium, the question is terrain rich in opportunities for learning and asking tough questions of past and present practices of commemoration. The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) […]

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 […]

UNC Greensboro ranks within the top 101-200 universities globally in the inaugural Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings. The University Impact Rankings measure global universities’ success in delivering the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which serve as a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Times Higher Education used carefully calibrated […]