News Items from UNC Greensboro

As the fall 2019 UNC Greensboro Spartan graduates turned their tassels in Greensboro Coliseum today, they also turned a new page in their life journeys. UNCG conferred approximately 1,490 bachelor’s degrees, 338 master’s degrees, 126 doctoral degrees, and three specialist in education degrees. Of the degrees awarded, 74 were conferred to international students. The most […]

UNC Greensboro will award nearly 2,000 degrees at the December Commencement Ceremony and Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.  The Commencement Ceremony will be held Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. The University’s Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. at UNCG Auditorium. The University plans to confer approximately […]

Choral music lovers consider Greensboro’s First Presbyterian Church a uniquely ambient space. Good news: UNC Greensboro’s choral program this year will host more concerts there than ever before, with the annual holiday concert taking place this Sunday, Nov. 24.  The popular “Harvest Home” concert, which is free and open to the public, will celebrate the […]

UNC Greensboro today announced that one of the greatest living country singer-songwriters, Emmylou Harris, will perform at UNCG Auditorium on Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. as part of UNCG’s University Concert and Lecture Series. Tickets are now available for purchase online. Before becoming a 14-time Grammy-winner, and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, and decades before […]

UNC Greensboro today announced that City of Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan will deliver the keynote address at the University’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Greensboro Coliseum. More than 1,950 students are expected to receive degrees at the ceremony. Vaughan is the 48th mayor of Greensboro, elected in 2013, and reelected in 2017 by an […]

Seniors Nadine Soliman, Te’ja Twitty, Alexis Pitchford, and Alexus Willey started their UNC Greensboro basketball careers three years ago with a 20-win season and an exciting postseason run.  Now, as the veteran players look ahead to the Nov. 5 season opener, they are hoping to once again find that kind of success.  Notching 20 wins […]

Gear up in your blue and gold, and get ready to show off that Spartan spirit.  It’s Homecoming week.  UNC Greensboro’s annual Homecoming celebration kicks off this Wednesday and runs through Sunday, with the festivities culminating on Saturday at the annual Homecoming Block Party at Kaplan Commons.  UNCG alumni, students, faculty, staff, and community members […]

Johannes Brahms, Leonard Cohen, and Radiohead? All of the above filled UNC Greensboro’s Tew Recital Hall this week as piano powerhouse duo Anderson & Roe (Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe) took the stage as part of UNCG’s University Concert and Lecture Series and as guests in the School of Music. “Their playing is so […]

A significant milestone has been reached in the construction of the new Nursing and Instructional Building (NIB) on the UNC Greensboro campus – the project has surpassed the halfway mark in the timeline for completion. This achievement was highlighted by a recent visit to the site by UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. “It’s […]

It was standing room only Thursday night for the start of UNC Greensboro’s 2019-20 University Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS). Renowned visual artist Nick Cave kicked off the yearlong event series with a lecture to a packed house of students, faculty, staff, and community members at Elliott University Center Auditorium. Cave works through a wide […]