News Items from UNC Greensboro

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, […]

At UNC Greensboro, June is the month for new Spartans to SOAR. Thousands of incoming students will visit campus over the next few weeks for Spartan Orientation, Advising, & Registration (SOAR), a two-day orientation program for students and their families. Students will meet with advisors, register for classes, get connected with different organizations across campus, […]

It’s often the moments outside of the classroom that shape a student’s college experience. Tuesday was full of those moments for UNC Greensboro students, thanks to a special visit by renowned chef and Food Network star Jet Tila. Tila spent the day cooking with students, sharing his personal journey, and giving advice on entrepreneurship. The […]

The UNCG Board of Trustees approved the external design for UNCG’s new Nursing and Instructional Building on Friday at the September board meeting. The approved renderings showcase a five-story, 180,000-square-foot building with an atrium that connects the two sides of the building. The School of Nursing will occupy part of the building, with classrooms and laboratory space for […]

UNCG and N.C. A&T are partnering to host the 5th annual joint Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at UNCG Auditorium. This year’s program features a keynote address by DeRay Mckesson, an educator, civil rights activist and leading voice in the Black Lives Matter movement. The event is free and […]

A shortleaf pine rises beside a roadway at the edge of UNCG’s Peabody Park. “That’s the Champion Tree,” Keith Watkins ’15 says. It’s the oldest tree on campus. It’s graced the campus since 1837, the year Martin Van Buren succeeded Andrew Jackson as president. The nation gained a 26th state. A young Victoria became queen […]

Crisp air and crunchy leaves. UNCG’s campus is especially welcoming during the autumn season, and the hundreds of high school juniors and seniors attending Spartan Showcase this Saturday are sure to enjoy their time on campus. Hosted by UNCG Undergraduate Admissions, the university’s fall open house – dubbed Spartan Showcase – introduces students to the […]

UNCG has been recognized as a top performer in the subcategories of public engagement and water in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, an annual publication of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The index recognizes top-performing institutions in each of the 17 Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) subcategories […]

There are plenty of ways for UNCG students to get involved on campus – 231 to be exact. Whether students are interested in academic, professional, governing, social or religious organizations, there are many options for UNCG students looking to connect and get involved, from The National Society of Collegiate Scholars to Cru to The Spartones. […]

UNCG has the “best bang for the buck” of the UNC System schools, according to a recent ranking from Washington Monthly. The university ranked No. 21 in magazine’s annual “Best Bang for the Buck Southeast Colleges,” surpassing all other UNC System schools. The university also landed in the top 50 nationally, coming it at No. […]