News Items from UNC Greensboro

Free flu shots for faculty and staff are available two days this month for State Health Plan members in the Elliott University Center’s Alexander Room. The flu shot clinics are Tuesday, Oct. 19, and again Wednesday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Appointments are required. Have your health insurance ID card […]

They keep the Wi-Fi working. They implement programs. They keep classrooms in order. They update everything from student records to newsletters to campus signage to the grass on the soccer field. And they support faculty and student success across campus. On one of the quiet days after Commencement, their essential work was honored. Staff members […]

UNC Greensboro’s 2018 State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) raised more than $170,000 last year for charities across the community, state, and beyond. The campaign kicked off in September and final donations were accepted in late December. The campaign saw donations from nearly 800 staff and faculty members, and was supported by nearly 100 SECC team […]

Freshman year is all about firsts: First time living away from home; first midterm exam; first roommate; and for some students, it’s the first time anyone in their family has attended college. In addition to the typical firsts most new students experience, first-generation students face a unique set of challenges. Next week, UNC Greensboro will […]

The healing power of nature – it’s the premise of a program launched in 2016 by the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation at UNC Greensboro. “Celebrate the Trail to Recovery” uses hiking to help cancer survivors transition into “the new normal” after radiation, chemotherapy and rehabilitation are complete. Twice a week, Dr. Justin Harmon, […]

On Friday, June 1, UNC Greensboro received national attention as the official kick-off site for The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Healthy Homes Month. UNCG was chosen in large part for the groundbreaking work conducted by Dr. Stephen Sills, director of the UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies, to improve housing in […]

A lot of people know UNC Greensboro is a great place to work. Now, we’re getting national recognition. UNCG is ranked 114th nationally among the Best Midsize Employers of 2018 in a Forbes Magazine listing. Forbes listed the top 500 midsize companies and organizations, employing 1,000 to 5,000 people – and the top 500 large […]

The story below originally appeared in the spring edition of UNCG Research Magazine. To read more and to view additional images, click here.  One undeniable vestige of American slavery is that 4 million people remain nameless, lost to a brutal era that stole everything, including their identities. Over the past 25 years, a team at UNC […]

For the second straight year, UNC Greensboro hosted the Triad Business Journal’s “Bizwomen Mentoring Monday” networking event. Approximately 200 students and young professionals participated in the “speed mentoring” sessions on Feb. 12 in Elliott University Center. Twenty-six women business leaders, working in a variety of industries across the Triad, shared their stories and career advice. […]

Navigating the health care system isn’t easy. For Clementine Aulath, who immigrated to Greensboro from Central Africa three years ago, language and cultural barriers made health and financial decisions even harder. UNC Greensboro, UNC Chapel Hill and N.C. A&T State faculty are joining forces with Aulath and women like her in a community-engaged effort to […]

If you want to know about the student body at UNC Greensboro, just ask Brenda Joyce. A cashier at UNCG’s Fountain View Dining Hall, “Ms. Brenda” interacts with students more than just about any professor, academic adviser or residence hall staff member. She sees many Spartans – particularly first-year students and those who live on […]