UNCG Magazine

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

Pam Murphy sharing love of song and dance

Pippin cast members rehearsing

Alumna Pam Murphy’s first public singing performance was at the age of eight, and the musical maven is still going strong, most recently as part of Greensboro’s 2019 production “An O.Henry Celebration: Stories and Songs,” where she has had a more than 30-year run. “I’ve always sung,” she laughs. “I … Continued

The Duncan And Marsha Munn ’73 Beyond Academics Endowed Scholarship

Duncan Munn attributes his 45-year career coordinating services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to a part-time job his senior year in college. At the institution where he worked, he met Eric, a young man with I/DD, who had been there since the age of six. … Continued

A Salute to Inspirational Educators

For Amber Doniere ’11, it was a chance to honor her late grandmother, Carol Doniere, media specialist in the Cumberland County Schools for more than 40 years, for the values and life lessons passed along to her granddaughter. For Nancy Vacc ’85 EdD, it was a shout-out to friend and … Continued