Campus News

Alumni profile: Megan George Cain ’11
Meet Megan George Cain: a business owner and published author who has been featured on HGTV, DIY Network, Forbes, USA Today, and more. Her business, The Zen Succulent, all started with a passion for plants, and her success story began at UNC Greensboro. “I grew up in a house that had over a hundred plants. […]
In Memoriam: Brenda Craig
Brenda Louise Craig, who worked at UNCG in security, died in July. She was a UNCG alumna who earned a degree in physical education and excelled in sports and academically. After graduating, Brenda became a teacher and instructor. She returned to UNCG to work in security. Her interest in law enforcement also led her to […]
Weatherspoon partners in social justice project
The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro continues to take huge strides in its equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The museum will collaborate on anti-racist project models and practices as part of the Museum Partnerships for Social Justice Project, a recently announced initiative of the Henry Luce Foundation’s American Art Program.  The foundation granted the […]
UNCG celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, and UNC Greensboro is hosting a variety of events each week to celebrate the diverse histories, cultures, and contributions of the Hispanic and Latinx communities. From music to Café y Conversación to Zumba to poetry, there’s something for everyone! The campus celebration kicks off Wednesday, Sept. […]
Minerva Lithium receives NSF funding
The clean-tech company Minerva Lithium was founded by UNCG alumna Dr. Sheeba Dawood and Associate Professor of Nanoscience Hemali Rathnayake, who have developed a platform that can selectively trap valuable minerals and harmful pathogens from water. Read more at UNCG Research.

Emergency Maintenance on Wireless Network at UNCG, JSNN, and North Campuses | Thursday, September 16
Who: Faculty, staff, and students What: Emergency maintenance on wireless network at UNCG, JSNN, and North campuses When: Thursday, September 16, 2021, 5:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Wireless connectivity will be intermittent and down completely for approximately 10–15 minutes at some point during the maintenance window. For technical assistance, please submit a 6-TECH ticket, call [Read More]
Surplus Pickup for Cisco Phones
Because the UNCG phone system is now Microsoft Teams, the old Cisco phones are obsolete at UNCG and must be turned in to the surplus warehouse.  To make the process easy for the campus community, phones can be deposited in orange bins that will be placed in buildings across campus. The bins will be placed [Read More]
UNCG Website Hosting Moves to the Cloud | Thursday, September 30
On Thursday, September 30, 2021, web hosting for the primary UNCG website ( is moving to the cloud. This change improves site speed and resilience and prepares for future content and theme updates  that are part of the Next Generation Web Project. Beginning September 30, department directories and user home directories maintained through (AFS) will [Read More]
Planned Downtime for Several Oracle-Dependent Services |Thursday, September 9
Who: Faculty, staff, and students What: Planned downtime for the following Oracle-dependent services: Banner Parking (Aims application) Identity Management (bansecr) AdmissionPros UC4 Applications Manager When: Thursday, September 9, 2021, 5:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Why: Patching For technical assistance, please submit a 6-TECH ticket, call 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324), or email
Multi-Factor Authentication—Use it everywhere.
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has long been considered a best-practice for security, but now it is effectively a prerequisite, minimal practice for digital security.  The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack interrupted summer for a lot of us. The attack began when a hacker got the password to a Colonial pipeline network account. Once the hacker got in, [Read More]

UNCG Gears Up For Clemson Challenge By Defeating Radford, 5-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Behind a pair of goals from Angel Bacho, the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men's soccer team dismissed Radford, 5-0, in a non-conference match at the UNCG Soccer Stadium Saturday night.
UNCG Finishes Elon Fall Invitational
ELON, N.C. – Erika Barquero was the lone winner for the UNC Greensboro women's tennis team on Day Two of the Elon Fall Invitational.
Spartans Make History with 3-0 Win over Wilmington
The 2021 UNC Greensboro (UNCG) volleyball team will go down in history as the best start to a season with a 3-0 (25-23,25-23, 25-18) win over the UNCW Seahawks on Saturday night. The Spartans improve to 11-2 on the season.
Spartans Enjoy Pair of Victories On Day Two
WILMINGTON, N.C. – Roger Rogowski led the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men's tennis program on the second day of the Jersey Mike's Seahawk Fall Invitational Saturday.
UNCG Wraps Up Non-Conference Play at Liberty