Campus News

Spartans give thanks
This holiday season, there’s a lot to be thankful for at UNC Greensboro. Chancellor Gilliam said it best in his message to the campus community: “This is the time of year when we reflect on what we are thankful for, a time to appreciate the people in our lives and the beautiful campus we are […]
UNCG hosts NC Jazz Girls Day
One Saturday in mid-November middle and high school girls came to UNC Greensboro’s campus for a unique all-day learning opportunity in music: North Carolina Jazz Girls Day. The day, part of the She Can, We Can event series, was a combination of workshops, discussions, and rehearsals, with a culminating evening performance by the mentors, accomplished […]
Get exam-ready at the G
As final exam week approaches, students may feel stressed or overwhelmed. But preparing for final exams doesn’t have to mean all-night study sessions in Jackson Library.  UNC Greensboro remains committed to supporting student health and success through a variety of virtual and safe, socially distanced in-person workshops and stress-relieving events, as well as helpful resources […]
Pam and David Sprinkle named Outstanding Philanthropists
Pam and David Sprinkle were recognized as Greensboro’s Outstanding Philanthropists by the Association of Fundraising Professionals NC Triad Chapter during the National Philanthropy Day Awards ceremony on Nov. 22 at the GTCC Conference Center. The Sprinkles have been active volunteers and loyal donors to UNCG for over 30 years. In addition to David’s service on the Light the Way campaign cabinet, […]
Food and fellowship at Spartan Open Pantry’s Meal of Thanksgiving
As the holiday season approaches and we connect with family and friends, it is important to remember that there are Spartans and community members who struggle with food and housing – and not just during the coldest months of the year.  Food insecurity is prevalent on college campuses across the country. Recent studies show that […]

Access Permissions Error in Zoom Add-on for Google Calendar
Users assigned the scheduling privilege in Zoom are not able to schedule on behalf of others using the Zoom add-on in Google Calendar.  An error appears in the Google Calendar event which says: Failed to create meeting for ( because Shared Access Permissions is not enabled. Click here to visit Zoom Marketplace and enable “Allow [Read More]
Microsoft Teams Meetings Google Add-on Now Available
Microsoft Teams meetings add-on for Google Workspace is now available for UNCG faculty and staff.  The add-on allows users to schedule and join team meetings directly from Google Workspace by selecting the Microsoft Teams Meeting option in Google Calendar invitations. Invitees will receive an invitation with the option to join the meeting via a link [Read More]
Update: Microsoft Teams Voice Issue
Update 11/15/2021, 1:30 p.m. At approximately 10:00 a.m, Information Technology Services (ITS) was made aware of an issue that affected Microsoft Teams Voice. While ITS confirms that these services are now functioning normally, we will continue to monitor the service. ITS apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this issue. Follow the 6TECH System Status page [Read More]
Coming soon: Changes to Canvas Quizzes
What’s happening? Significant changes are coming to quizzing in Canvas.  The current quiz feature in Canvas, Classic Quizzes, is being replaced by a quiz engine called New Quizzes. Canvas quizzes will look different, work differently, and have some new, exciting features.  Changes to expect:  Completely updated look and feel Significant change to how points work  [Read More]
Planned Downtime for Wireless Network at UNCG, JSNN Campuses | Saturday, November 13
Who: Faculty, staff, and students What: Planned wireless network downtime at UNCG and JSNN campuses When: Saturday, November 13, 2021, 5:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Why: ITS will perform wireless network maintenance. Wireless connectivity will be intermittent and down completely for approximately 10–15 minutes at some point during the maintenance window. For technical assistance, please [Read More]

Spartans Second Half Surge Not Enough
The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) women's basketball team's second-half surge was not enough as they fell to the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, 53-41, on Friday afternoon.
UNCG To Face Vermont In Blockbuster Showdown
GREENSBORO, N.C. –Saturday's non-conference men's basketball showdown between Vermont and UNC Greensboro (UNCG) may not receive the hype of the recent Gonzaga-UCLA contest, but don't get it twisted, this game is a national blockbuster between elite programs.
Spartans Head to Myrtle Beach for Thanksgiving Tournament
The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) women's basketball team will head to Myrtle Beach, S.C., for a two-game tournament hosted by Coastal Carolina over Thanksgiving weekend.
Balanced Effort Helps UNCG Defeat North Carolina Wesleyan
GREENSBORO, N.C. – J.C. Tharrington and Bas Leyte had career-high scoring efforts to lead the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men's basketball team to an 80-61 victory over North Carolina Wesleyan in a non-conference contest at the Greensboro Coliseum Wednesday night.
Lyerly Is 18th In the Fall Arnold Palmer Cup Ranking
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Nick Lyerly is 18th in the Fall Arnold Palmer Cup ranking that was released Wednesday afternoon.