News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro has received a $100,000 grant from NC IDEA to promote entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement on campus and across the state. The funding will support a new program – NC I-Corps Next Step – to help move faculty and student innovations to market. UNCG will launch and lead the program, while collaborating with three fellow […]

Leaders in educating the next generation of entrepreneurs gathered at UMass Lowell this month for the seventh annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The symposium featured the annual Deshpande Symposium Awards, recognizing the best in entrepreneurial education. The Excellence in Curriculum Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award was presented to UNC Greensboro’s Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program. Dr. […]

A new international economic engine, the Global Opportunities Center, may soon be a part of Greensboro thanks to the hard work of a group from local organizations and a $500,000 award from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The idea, a downtown center that will link a variety of resources from local colleges and universities, businesses, […]

UNCG’s Sustainability Coordinator Trey McDonald appears to be an easy-going, gregarious man willing to talk about most anything with visitors. Until, that is, you mention sustainability. Suddenly, his mood gets serious, almost intense. McDonald has headed up UNCG’s sustainability program since 2009 and, as his demeanor suggests, he and his team are on a mission […]