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For more than a century, one idea has been at the heart of UNC Greensboro’s mission as both an institution of learning and a force for positive change in North Carolina and beyond. “Service,” the University motto, is more than a slogan. It’s a charge given to every student, past and present, to make a meaningful […]

Savanna Thomas always knew she wanted to work with kids; she just wasn’t sure what form it would take. UNC Greensboro helped her find that niche, and in the fall, Thomas was officially recognized for her outstanding leadership and service. Thomas was one of 18 students selected from statewide colleges and universities to receive the […]

May 1st was a clear, sunny day. Perfect conditions for Kiser Middle School’s Meteorology Club and UNC Greensboro collaborators to send a high-altitude weather balloon into the stratosphere, more than 85,000 feet above the earth’s surface. The seventh-graders had worked for several months on the project, with science teachers Temple Cantrell and Aimee Perry; UNCG’s […]

For 18-year-old Kobe Streeter, wishes really do come true. The recent graduate of High Point Central High School spent Saturday with UNC Greensboro faculty and staff from the Information Technology Services (ITS) department building a gaming personal computer. The day was orchestrated by Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina to make the teen’s wish come […]

Sixteen community partners. More than 200 students. Nearly 700 service hours. The impact of this year’s MLK Day of Service will be felt for years to come. Spartans spent Monday morning living out the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by serving others and investing in their community – repairing fencing at the historic […]

UNCG was recognized for excellence in community service and education in the recently announced 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The honor roll highlights institutions of higher education that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of effective practices in campus-community partnerships. UNCG is the only UNC system institution to receive […]

UNCG senior Joshua Leeper was awarded the 2016 Community Impact Award at the annual CSNAP Conference (Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnerships) hosted by North Carolina Campus Compact. North Carolina Campus Compact is a collaborative network of 36 colleges and universities with a shared commitment to educating engaged citizens and strengthening communities. The Community Impact Awards […]

Rockets launched, snakes slithered and goo formed on the campus of UNCG this past Saturday. More importantly, however, children and teens from across the Triad explored the wonders of science and its role in their everyday lives. Nearly 3,000 people participated in more than 70 interactive and hands-on exhibits led by UNCG students, staff and […]