Campus News

‘Art at a Social Distance’ – a virtual Spartan showcase
The COVID-19 crisis has greatly impacted the UNCG community, including the arts. Untold performances, talks, productions, and exhibitions have been postponed or cancelled. But the Spartan creative spirit lives on. As a response to the crisis, and to provide the UNCG community with an alternative way to view, hear, and experience the arts at UNCG, […]
In memoriam: Tom Haggai
Dr. Thomas Haggai, a great supporter and friend of UNC Greensboro, died Mar. 27. In addition to being a 2011 honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree recipient from UNCG, he was a philanthropist, businessman, minister, and recognized speaker. Haggai led the High Point-based Thomas Haggai and Associates Foundation for 52 years, and served as a […]
’50 Actions for 50 Years’ Earth Day challenge
If you’re looking for a way to spread a little positivity during these trying times, this year marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day – and the UNCG Office of Sustainability is working with EarthShare North Carolina to host the “50 Actions for 50 Years Challenge” as a way for people across North Carolina to […]
UNCG goes online
On Monday, March 23, nearly 19,000 UNC Greensboro students made the transition to fully online learning.  There are now 570 online classes, taught by 385 faculty members. During the first week of online instruction, there were more than 2,500 Zoom meetings – totaling nearly 17,000 hours – and more than 3 million page views on […]
UNCG announces executive VC for finance, administration
UNC Greensboro today announced that Bob Shea, currently Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology at Elon University, will become the University’s new Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration beginning May 1. At UNCG, Shea will lead an organization of more than 560 people spanning a wide range of University operations, including all financial functions, […]

Zoombombing: The New Internet Troll
Zoombombing is a new form of internet trolling in which a hacker uses Zoom’s screen-sharing feature to disrupt meetings and classes. UNCG’s Zoom environment has default settings in place to protect against Zoombombing, but users can take other preventative steps as well. See Zoombombing: Best Practices for Prevention for more information and tips on how [Read More]
UNCG Softphones and 911
Only use softphones to call 911 if there is no alternative available. Due to technical limitations, when a softphone is used to dial 911 it transmits the campus address of the office where the softphone was originally assigned. Because of this limitation, a caller who uses a softphone to dial 911 must provide their physical [Read More]
Updated (Resolved): Google Outage
Update (Resolved): 3/22/2020, 1:10 p.m. At approximately 11:40 a.m. on March 26, 2020, ITS became aware of an issue affecting Google services. This appeared to affect Gmail, Drive, Chat, Meet, Calendar, and most G Suite services. Google posted a resolution message on their status page (, and ITS verified that service was restored. ITS will [Read More]
UNCG Gets Temp Access to Adobe Creative Cloud
Starting March 23, 2020, current UNCG students, faculty, and staff have Adobe Creative Cloud user licenses to use on their home computers. To meet the remote-work needs of campuses during the COVID-19 crisis, Adobe provided free, at-home Creative Cloud access to schools and colleges that only have lab access for students. Currently, the service is [Read More]
UPDATE (Resolved): Phone Outage
Update (Resolved): 3/22/2020, 9:40 p.m. At approximately 5:30 p.m. on March 22, 2020, ITS became aware of an issue affecting the campus phone system. Campus phones were not able to place or receive calls to or from off-campus numbers. To correct these issues, AT&T performed repairs, and ITS verified that service was restored. ITS will [Read More]

Isaiah Miller Among Lute Olson All-Americans
Miller Earns Lou Henson All-America Recognition
Isaish Miller receives second All-American recognition of 2020
Miller Named To Lefty Driesell Defensive All-American Team
Miller recognized for his defensive efforts on this year's Lefty Driesell Defensive All-American Team
Spartan Volleyball Announces 2020 Camp Dates
UNCG volleyball announces summer camp dates
Isaiah Miller Earns NABC All-District Honors
Isaiah Miller earns NABC All-District recognition for a second straight season

Cheap Games to Wait Out the Coronavirus Pt. 1
Austin HorneStaff Writer Hopefully, by now we’re all practicing good social distancing habits and staving off madness with animal friends in New Horizons. If, for whatever reason, you’re not enjoying a cup of Brewster’s best—or headbanging in id’s new Mick... Read More ›
Cheap Games to Wait Out the Coronavirus Pt. 2
Austin HorneStaff Writer If you didn’t find anything that you liked in my last list—or you somehow already blew through those games—I’ve got a whole new batch! Duck Game – $2.59 on Steam until March 29th, $12.99 after thatAvailable for... Read More ›
Netflix’s Gentefied is an Uplifting Gem
Hannah HallStaff Writer Netflix is known for putting out some of the best and most talked about originals of any platform. From big titles,  like Orange Is The New Black, Stranger Things, and 13 Reasons Why  to more niche series, ... Read More ›
Governor Cooper Issues a Stay-At-Home Executive Order
Marisa SloanStaff Writer As the number of COVID-19 cases in North Carolina rises above 1,100—with 36 of those cases coming from Guilford County—Governor Roy Cooper has issued a ‘stay-at-home’ executive order. Executive Order No. 121 will take effect at 5... Read More ›
The Infuriating Slowness of Change
Sarah Grace GooldenOpinions Editor Whether it be a new diet, exercise routine or study habit, I think most everyone has come to a point of utter frustration when one puts in work and doesn’t immediately get the results they want.... Read More ›