Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. and the faculty of UNCG welcomed the new graduates into the Spartan alumni family. Broadway star, and honorary degree recipient Beth ’80 Leavel gave the keynote address and graduates also heard from several fellow students before they turned their tassels and were named new alumni.
Yahira Robinson was just 12 years old when she knew – seriously knew – she wanted to be a Spartan. Like most kids that age, she wasn’t sure about being a teenager or life as a grown-up or a career. And as one of six siblings growing up in a single-parent household, she wasn’t sure […]
For all of us, life is a series of choices. And UNC Greensboro senior Colby Borges has had to make many in these last five years. Biology or chemistry? Start a fashion business or pursue medical school? Rugby or lacrosse? Work in an emergency room or in the field as a paramedic? Music or poetry? […]
First-year musical theatre student Ethan Poisson wakes up in his dorm knowing he has a busy day ahead. He attends his classes – his favorite being his musical theatre classes – which prepare him for a long rehearsal in the evening for the upcoming production of “The Spongebob Musical.” But after a full day of […]
For the second consecutive year, a Spartan has received one of the most prestigious STEM-field scholarships in the nation. Beh Rah’s life story began on the border of Thailand. A former student at UNCG’s Middle College, he has been involved in research his entire college career, studying in the lab of Dr. Ramji Bhandari.
UNC Greensboro officially opened a state-of-the-art esports arena with the latest technology, equipment, and gaming resources on April 25. The new facility will be open 12 hours a day, seven days a week, and will offer students 90 hours of free gaming a month. Centrally located in Moran Commons, the venue features 3,300 square feet […]
It was long after dark in the wee small hours of the morning when Aiyanah Tyler-Cooper finally arrived at the apartment she’d never seen before, in the city she’d never been before, in the country where she’d never lived before. The tall young woman from UNCG traveled alone on this journey into the unknown. Tyler-Cooper […]
First-year musical theatre student Ethan Poisson wakes up in his dorm knowing he has a busy day ahead. He attends his classes – his favorite being his musical theatre classes – which prepare him for a long rehearsal in the evening for the upcoming production of “Spongebob: The Musical.” But after a full day of […]
Christelle Barakat has one goal in life: to make a difference in the world by shattering glass ceilings and giving back. And this peace and conflict studies graduate student is well on her way. One look at her seven-page curriculum vitae full of accolades, service, and global experience, and you would know that this Spartan […]
Shianne Daniels was interested in earning a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) from a military friendly university, and her sister suggested she look at schools in Greensboro. Her younger sister, India, is pursuing a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at another Greensboro area university. She thought it would be great if Daniels […]