UNCG Magazine

It began with a gift of $500.

Made in 1975 by UNC Greensboro School of Business and Economics faculty member Dr. Roscoe Jackson Allen and his wife, Anna Mae Burchette Allen, the gift created a scholarship honoring their son Charles,...

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Seeing the New South

What does contemporary “Southerness” look like? This is the challenge that UNCG geography professor Dr. Rick Bunch and his collaborators from the College of Charleston – Mark Sloan and Mark Long – took...

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Turn up the front burner

UNCG alumna and guest curator Ashlynn Browning ’02 MFA assembled a stellar lineup of artists for the “Front Burner: Highlights in Contemporary North Carolina Painting” exhibition at the North Carolina...

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High Notes

Omar Ibn Said, an enslaved Muslim scholar in mid-nineteenth century Fayetteville, was a topic of alumna Rhiannon Giddens’ discussion on campus last autumn. She has composed an opera on him, which was...

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Creative in command

Meet Greensboro’s new leader for all things arts.  Ryan Deal was hired last fall to lead Creative Greensboro, the city’s new office for arts and culture.  The UNCG graduate has the perfect...

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Simply unprecedented

Simply unprecedented A new strain of coronavirus has jolted the world. It closed all in-person classes and prevented all public events at every UNC System school. For the first time ever, this campus...

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Nurses on the front lines

DUTY CALLS. During the current pandemic, nurses across the state and nation are serving long hours with limited supplies and protective wear. Dr. Ernest Grant ’93 MSN, ’15 PhD, president of the American...

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Training Nurses at the SCENE

Jackie McKoy Wolfe ’71 BSN learned firsthand that reading and lectures are only part of the preparation needed by health care professionals. When starting as a nurse at Duke University Medical Center,...

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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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Gradtidings

Spring 2020. Alumni information is current as of the printing deadline of the UNCG Magazine. You can share your news and information by clicking on “Submit a Class note.” You can also mail...

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‘She Can, We Can’ series

UNCG, WITH ITS ORIGINS AS A WOMEN’S COLLEGE, has a strong link to the fight for women’s rights and the women’s suffrage movement. With the centennial of the 19th amendment this year, UNCG plans to host...

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Residential college turns 50

Fifty years of community-building are being celebrated this year, as UNCG’s first residential college turns 50. Ashby Residential College opened in 1970 as an effort to foster community amongst students...

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(Un)Ordinary People

The room goes silent as the co-hosts silently nod that they’re ready, and the “Recording in Progress” light goes on. They wait a beat, and the friendly and enthusiastic voice of Dr. Nadja Cech registers...

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A time out with Kyle Hines

Catching up with the first American to win four EuroLeague titles Kyle Hines ’08 is arguably the best basketball player in UNCG history.  He remains the program leader in total points, field goals,...

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‘It’s never too late’

Wife, mother, grandmother. Breast cancer survivor. And now UNCG Homecoming Royalty.  56-year-old Vickie Whitt, a communication studies major, was crowned at the annual Homecoming celebration in...

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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 at...

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