You only need to walk through the doors of the UNCG School of Education’s SELF Design Studio Makerspace to know innovative things are happening there. Newly created robots of various shapes and sizes line the walls. Drawings with spinning flowers, historical story boxes and “augmented reality” postcards occupy shelves. Hanging on the back of a […]

Skilled graduate and undergraduate mentors reinforce the productive and welcoming atmosphere that defines UNC Greensboro. An open connection between faculty and students also fuels student accomplishments in research, and propels the academic programs to new heights. Quality mentorship is present throughout the campus in all schools and fields of study. Two mentors were recognized this […]

Adapted from the September 25, 2017 UNCGNow article: UNCG has received a 5-year, $1.15 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Education to support first-generation and underrepresented students in undergraduate research and graduate school preparation. UNCG is one of five universities in North Carolina to be selected for the program, and one of 161 […]

UNCG has partnered with eleven rural districts and the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) to train 20 educators to serve as school leaders in high-needs, rural schools. The program, Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS) is funded by a $1.8 million grant from the North Carolina Alliance for School Leader Development.

Among the biggest hurdles facing our nation’s Latino immigrant families are the language barriers that exist, creating gaps in understanding how U.S. schools work and how best to participate in the education of their children. Thanks to the partnership of hundreds of faculty, staff, students, and community volunteers, UNCG is working to bridge that gap. […]

There is a shortage of doctoral-level nursing faculty prepared to teach the nurses and nurse researchers of tomorrow. In the western areas of North Carolina, there are no Ph.D. in nursing education programs offered. However, thanks to a partnership between UNCG’s School of Nursing, Western Carolina University, and Mission Health, a group of nurses in […]