News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro students, faculty and staff received a master class in communication from storied actor, writer, director and master communicator Alan Alda Sept. 21. Over a series of talks on campus, Alda shared insights on the importance, challenges and magic of effective communication. At the heart of each discussion was a simple but profound concept: […]

Earlier this month, hundreds of colorful pinwheels decorated the EUC lawn – 1,100 to be exact.* It’s a number symbolizing the 1,100 college students lost to suicide each year in the U.S., according to Active Minds, a national nonprofit organization that supports mental health awareness and education for students. The display is part of an […]

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 […]