News Items from UNC Greensboro

The Fall Career Fair was originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13. Due to the potential affects of Hurricane Florence, the event has been rescheduled. This story has been updated to reflect that change. Spartans looking to get a head start on their careers will have the chance Wednesday, Oct. 17, when over 80 employers from […]

This Friday, August 24, is UNC Greensboro Fan Appreciation Night with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, with a lot in store for Spartans. You’ll see UNCG coaches throwing out the first pitch, the Bands of Sparta pep band, plenty of Spartan giveaways, the UNCG Spartones singing the National Anthem and Chancellor Gilliam with “Take Me Out To […]

From free comedy shows to tutoring and transportation, there are tons of resources and events offered to Spartans at no extra charge. Here are a few of our favorites. Be entertained UNCG Campus Activities & Programs organizes tons of free events. Check out CAP UNCG Weekend for the pajama jam, Step & Dance show, SpartanFest, comedian […]

It’s the longest day of the year, and the best evening for artistic fun at UNC Greensboro’s Weatherspoon Art Museum. Friday, June 22, 6 to 9 p.m., the museum hosts its 14th annual Summer Solstice celebration in the Sculpture Garden, and during the celebration, galleries are open for viewing. Between food, musical entertainment, kids’ activities and […]

Home is where the heart is, but it’s more complex than that. Next week, UNCG Theatre mounts “Clybourne Park,” a play by Bruce Norris that transports us to the late 1950s, and then to 2009, in both settings taking on issues of race, identity and home. The story concerns the ownership and sale of a […]

What’s Piney Lake? Find out this Saturday, March 17th, when you can be among the first paddlers at the all-day reopening celebration. Free Spartan Chariots will run to UNC Greensboro’s Piney Lake, eight miles south of campus, leaving every half hour from the Elliott University Center Lawn bus stop, from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

The song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” is an anthem deeply woven within the fabric of American history. This week, UNC Greensboro shines a light on the song’s creator, James Weldon Johnson, early 20th-century author, NAACP executive, Broadway lyricist, U.S. diplomat, attorney, journalist and university professor. The Department of English, along with five other academic […]

Distinguished guest artists come to UNCG’s campus every semester, but for the 125th anniversary Founders Day concert, the music star was one of our own. Last Thursday, just days before receiving the MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant,” former UNCG opera student and founding member of the Grammy award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops Rhiannon Giddens paid a visit to […]

UNCG emeritus professor and lauded poet Fred Chappell, who helped create the UNCG MFA in Creative Writing program, has now graced UNCG’s 125th anniversary celebration with a special poem: “A Salutation to the Alma Mater in this Her Birth Year.” Chappell was the Poet Laureate of North Carolina from 1997 to 2002 and received the […]

More than 300 UNCG student musicians brought the musical traditions of the Atlantic Rim to North Carolina this month at the 10th annual Collage concert. The UNCG School of Music performed “Collage: Atlantic Crossings” for sold-out crowds at UNCG Auditorium on Sept. 9 and at Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh on Sept. 16. The […]

Sixty-one Latino high school students from across the state traveled to Greensboro last week to take part in UNCG CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación/Hispanic Camp Opening the Path to Education), a three-day, intensive college readiness experience. Students attended classes taught by UNCG faculty, participated in cultural activities, learned about financial aid […]