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Fridays at the farm, with Speaking Center

If community partnerships are one of the building blocks of UNCG’s real-work impact, then Kim Cuny ’94 MA, ’07 MFA is one of the University’s best construction workers – figuratively speaking. Cuny...

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Hagan and Richburg honored

Senator Kay Hagan Dr. Antonia Monk Richburg Update: See Oct. 2021 story on the awards ceremony. UNCG’s Distinguished Service Awards represent the most prestigious public service honors...

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Green thumbs up

Green Thumbs Up IN THESE DAYS of face coverings and social distancing, many Spartans have turned to gardening as a way to find solace during difficult times and to reconnect with nature. One site of...

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Quick and nimble sets the pace

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC has created unprecedented challenges for the world. But for some, it has presented unique opportunities. Equipped with the right mix of experience, knowledge, and tools, those...

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Art as action, with Phillip Marsh

“One love.” It’s a radical lyric. Phillip Marsh grew up as hip-hop music was emerging in popular culture. But the music and Rastafarian philosophy of Bob Marley was his guiding beacon. Phillip’s...

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Paint it loud, with Essence Foster

Near the Lewis St. corner, Essence Foster has completed her work, an image of a woman created with charcoal, spray paint, and a collage of magazine clippings. Through a mask, Essence speaks with the...

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Dr. Ernest Grant at White House ceremony

DR. ERNEST GRANT ’93 MSN, ’15 PHD was invited to the White House in May. He presented his views to Dr. Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, about the challenges nurses are facing....

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Priorities and proof

Priorities and proof UNCG’s priorities are built around excellence, opportunity, and impact. In 2017, Chancellor Gilliam signed off on strategic goals in these areas, as part of the UNC System goals....

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Rise to the Challenge

Rise to the Challenge Call to service frames our future A new Nursing and Instructional Building. A new Campus Master Plan. And on the horizon: an innovative and impactful arts collaborative space...

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Spartan Essentials

Food insecurity has become a pressing issue for students on college campuses in the country in recent years. UNCG is doing what it can to help. Last year, the Division of Student Affairs launched the...

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