News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro’s Division of Student Success is taking big steps to enhance support for undergraduate students on campus. The first of those changes took place this last July, when Dr. Andrew Hamilton took the reins as the new associate vice provost of student success and dean of undergraduate studies at UNCG. Hamilton’s previous roles as […]

The moment she stepped onto UNC Greensboro’s campus, Lauren Loffredo ‘18 MS knew the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program would be the right fit. What she didn’t know was the impact it would have as she faced one of the most difficult times of her adult life.    “I don’t think I would […]

Campus safety has always been a top priority for UNC Greensboro. Students, faculty, staff and community members should make use of these resources whenever there is a question of safety or an event that requires a response. UNCG Police UNCG Police has a communications center that is available by phone 24 hours a day. In addition, […]

UNC Greensboro has been named a “College of Distinction,” an honor awarded to only four public universities in North Carolina. The honor recognizes institutions of higher education that are committed to high-impact practices that provide an outstanding student experience. That experience is marked by student engagement and retention and the development of lifelong learning strategies, cumulative […]

UNCG has selected Monarch as its community partner of choice to provide support services to students enrolled in the Beyond Academics Comprehensive Transition Program. Created by UNCG Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement Dr. Terri L. Shelton in 2007, Beyond Academics is the first post-secondary program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in North Carolina. Students enrolled in […]

In a recent interview with The EvoLLLution, UNCG Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Dana Dunn discussed the university’s commitment to supporting students, particularly those from underserved populations. “We use a combination of data and hands-on care, a series of multiple touch points to meet the different needs of our students,” Dunn said in the Q&A, […]

UNCG was recently recognized as a top-performing institution in a report by The Education Trust that investigates black student success at the university level. Released earlier this month, “A Look at Black Student Success” goes beyond national averages to understand and highlight patterns in student success and identify the top- and bottom-performing institutions. UNCG is […]

UNCG’s efforts to support at-risk students and close the achievement gap were recently highlighted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in an article titled “How a University Fights to Keep Students’ Demographics from Becoming Their Destiny.” The article explains that first-generation and minority students, as well as those who come from low-income backgrounds, are often […]

UNCG’s School of Education received the largest gift in its history Monday – $2.3 million from the Tom Haggai and Associates (THA) Foundation. This gift, combined with matching funds secured by UNCG, will be used to create a permanent endowment for the Haggai Academy and other programs in support of teacher preparation. “Since its inception […]