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UNCG’s McIver and Holderness/Weaver Awards Honor Exemplary Public Service


UNCG’s McIver and Holderness/Weaver awards honor exemplary public service. The highest honors bestowed by UNCG are designed to recognize exemplary public service. The Charles Duncan McIver Award was established to recognize North Carolinians who have rendered distinguished service to our state or nation.  The Adelaide F. Holderness/ H. Michael Weaver … Continued

UNCG Students Help Donate 3,000 Pounds of Food

UNCG students are helping to feed the hungry across the Triad while also cutting their own waste. “I know sometimes I put too much food on my plate,” said student Christan Stephaney ”I’ll be like, I’m not going to eat all this. I might want to downsize my food.” It’s … Continued

Sign-Up for the MLK Day of Service

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t just dream of a better future- he worked for it. Now its your turn. The annual MLK Day of Service at UNCG on Monday, January 18th is an opportunity for students to lead and participate in service projects that support a variety of marginalized groups in our community … Continued

Hunger + Homelessness Awareness Week 2015

Hunger + Homelessness Awareness Week (H+HAW) is an annual week of events that takes place the last full week before Thanksgiving. The purpose is to raise awareness of hunger and homelessness on a local and national level. The Greensboro and High Point Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is currently ranked first … Continued

Community-Engagement Grants

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Check out these upcoming Grant deadlines to support community-engagement and public service: AAC&U Bringing Theory to Practice Well-Being Seminar Grants  (Deadline: September 15) Seminar Grants (up to $1,000) provide support for campus-wide planning discussions (seminars) that give focused attention to a particular dimension of the well-being of those involved (students, faculty, or other leaders) in … Continued

Greensboro and UNCG Shared Fate

Chancellor-elect Dr. Gilliam Jr.

Photo Caption:  Chancellor-elect Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam Jr. addresses business leaders at Greensboro’s Koury Convention Center for the annual “State of the Community” luncheon. Just 13 days after moving to the Piedmont Triad from the Los Angeles area, Chancellor-elect Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam Jr. addressed an audience of more than … Continued

The SELF Design Studio hosts event for National Day of Making

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            Come and tinker, play and learn at our first annual National Day of Making! This is a FREE event open to the public! Complete in our bitOlympics using littleBits! Build giant moving sculptures with the Rigamajig! Design your own action superhero in Tinkerplay!  We will randomly choose … Continued

UNCG Police in Unified Torch Run for Special Olympics

UNCG Police were part of the national Unified Torch Run for Special Olympics, on June 4. The relay is delivering the Flame of Hope from Washington, DC, to Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games in July. The UNCG Police department team – named G Force – raised $1,515 … Continued

Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity build for June 3

UNCG Staff Senate is forming a team to volunteer for a Habitat Build on Wednesday, June 3. Volunteers must be able to commit to the entire day (7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) and must pre-register. The team of employees will be working on foundation prepping and finishing, as well as final building … Continued