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CollaboraStory: IARc and Computer Science Departments Partner with Magnolia Inn

This CollaboraStory is a captivating journey of reciprocity in action. The UNCG IARc (Interior Architecture) and Computer Science departments join forces with the historic Magnolia Inn in South Greensboro to use virtual reality technology to portray the profound importance of African American history and the role of design in addressing … Continued

CollaboraStory: Dudley High School Restorative Youth Sports and Health Partnership

    This CollaboraStory highlights a current partnership between Guilford County Schools’ Dudley High School and UNCG departments of Kineseology and Peace and Conflict Studies. The Dudley High School Restorative Sport and Health Program has been going 5 years strong and seeks to reform 9th grade physical education and health to include an explicit focus on restorative justice practices, which prioritizes helping students develop conflict … Continued

CollaboraStory: Aspire to Nano

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) is catalyzing a dynamic shift in the educational landscape with their ‘Aspire to Nano’ program. Designed to make the intricate world of nanotechnology accessible to students from K-12 in the Triad region, this initiative seeks to bring science and engineering into the … Continued

Welcome New Associate Director Dr. Kristy Howell!

ICEE welcomes Dr. Kristy Howell to the team as the new Associate Director. Dr. Howell comes to UNCG from Johnson County Community College in Kansas, where she served as the Education and Engagement Coordinator in the Center for Sustainability. We are thrilled to have Kristy on the team and we hope … Continued

Terri Shelton Honored for Community Engagement

UNCG Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement Terri L. Shelton has received the Engagement Scholarship Consortium’s 2022 Distinguished Engaged Scholar Award. The highly competitive awards program recognizes exemplary contributions to community-engaged scholarship at public and private higher education institutions. “These projects require a great deal of effort, negotiation, and thought … Continued

Emily Janke elected to Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship

Dr. Emily Janke, director of UNCG’s Institute for Community and Economic Engagement, has been elected to membership in the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship. Janke, who is also a peace and conflict studies faculty member, is one of 38 scholars in the United States and Canada formally inducted as an academy scholar … Continued

UNCG wins 2021 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities named UNC Greensboro the winner of the 2021 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award for its multipronged approach to increasing access to culturally responsive scholarship and community engagement. Through initiatives such as the Immigrant Health ACCESS Project (IHAP), part of the UNCG Center for … Continued

New Cohort of Community-Engaged P2 Scholars

We are celebrating the newest cohort of the Community-Engaged Pathways and Partnerships (P2): A Collective Scholarship Fellows Program! Community and UNCG partners will be collaborating on the following initiatives over the next three years: A Community Comes Together: Supporting Integration of Newly Arrived Congolese Refugees through Empowerment and Facilitating Young … Continued

CNNC receives National Community Engagement Award

The Center for New North Carolinians has received the 2021 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award for its work towards transforming refugee and immigrant services as well as its scholarship about issues facing these communities. “This is an exciting opportunity for the CNNC’s work to be nationally recognized and … Continued