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Spartans are celebrating the holiday season by giving back with the 14th annual Branches of Love event. This Saturday, Dec. 7, UNC Greensboro students, alumni, faculty, and staff will spend the afternoon decorating holiday trees that will be donated to local families in transition through Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Partnership Village Transitional Housing Program. The event […]

Many UNC Greensboro students have returned home for the holidays, but there’s still plenty for local Spartans and the Greensboro community to enjoy this holiday season, both on and off campus. Here’s our list of the top five things to do with family and friends this holiday season: Cheer on men’s and women’s basketball  UNCG […]

UNCG will host its annual Veterans Day Celebration this Friday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Maple Room of the Elliot University Center. The celebration is open to the public, and provides a number of fun opportunities to engage with veterans from UNCG and beyond. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with […]

The holidays are the perfect time to curl up by the fire with your favorite book. And this winter, UNCG has plenty to offer. From literary fiction to turtle habitat guides to an encyclopedia on transportation around the world, these 2017 faculty book publications make great holiday reading. The Salt Line By Holly Goddard-Jones (English) […]

A mysterious invitation is floating around campus. “You’re invited to dinner,” it begins. “It’s a dinner party that goes wrong, you could say,” said sophomore Carrie Jester, who is the chair of this year’s haunted house in Mary Foust Residence Hall, home of Ashby Residential College. The one-night, large-scale production is created entirely by students […]

UNCG will host the annual lighting of the Vacc Bell Tower and Anniversary Plaza on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 5:30 p.m. Held each year on Reading Day, this campus tradition celebrates the end of the semester and the start of the holiday season. The event, which is free and open to the public, includes musical […]

“What are you doing for others?” That’s the challenge that UNCG Chancellor Dr. Frank Gilliam presented to a sold-out crowd of nearly 900 people during his keynote address at Greensboro’s 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast. Using one of King’s most famous quotes, Gilliam recognized the impact that the city of Greensboro has […]

UNCG and N.C. A&T are partnering for the fourth straight year to host the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21., at Harrison Auditorium on N.C. A&T’s campus. This year’s program, “From Drums to Hashtags: The Generational Conversation on Justice,” features a keynote address by President Emerita of Bennett […]

As our students, alumni, faculty and staff are reunited with their families and spend time celebrating the joys of this holiday season, let us also take time to be grateful. We live in a wonderful community and learn or work at a world-class university. Yet, our world is filled with strife and tension, and we […]