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Creating community through “Ubuntu”

Class of 2003 graduates Leatrice and Jason Caldwell

Class of 2003 graduates Leatrice and Jason Caldwell met as freshmen in UNCG’s Grogan Hall and have been together for 20 years. While students, it was the family-oriented environment they found throughout campus and as members of the Neo-Black Society that helped them develop life-long friendships. “UNCG helped shape our … Continued

Paying It Forward: The Generosity of Lynn and Faye Eury ’56

College can be an exciting but stressful time, particularly for first-generation students. Many have limited financial resources, which often requires them to take out hefty student loans or work multiple jobs to afford their degree. UNCG students persevere, but the uncertainty about making it to graduation looms. Former Carolina Power … Continued

New at UNCG: Robinson Family Fund in Jazz Studies

Ward Robinson

When Ward Robinson, MD, retired, he turned to a different challenge: music.  As an infectious disease expert, Robinson served for two decades at Moses Cone Health System and five years as medical director for the Guilford County Department of Public Health. “I was trying to find ways for each individual … Continued

Champions rise to the campaign challenge

George Hoyle ’90 believes that one should leave the world better than you found it. Thanks to his memorable time at UNCG as a student and member of the 1987 Men’s Soccer National Championship team, Hoyle is doing exactly that by making an impact on the lives of Spartan student-athletes … Continued

Sloans endow merit scholarships, with $2 million commitment

“This scholarship means so much to me,” said Raven Sizemore. “It’s the difference between going to UNCG or not going at all.” Raven, a first-year UNCG undergraduate from Randleman, North Carolina, is the inaugural recipient of the Sloan Endowed Scholarship. The new scholarship program at UNCG provides full support for … Continued

Take care of each other

“I will never forget how you aided me in my time of need,” wrote one health and human sciences student to UNCG’s Division of Student Affairs. “I was going to be in way over my head this summer with bills and tuition.” Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this student – … Continued

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 Spartan gardening has been there all along – UNCG Gardens. Celebrating their 10th year, the … Continued

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, who died while serving in the U.S. Navy. Charles had planned to study business administration after completing … Continued

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, she occasionally encountered situations she had not rehearsed during her training. Ensuring that future UNCG students are better … Continued