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The Class of 1965 celebrated their 50th anniversary at this year's Reunion, held April 9-11 on the UNCG campus. The class had record attendance, enjoyed special activities like a tour of the International Civil Rights Museum, engaged in discussions with current students about the UNCG traditions of service and excellence, and made an incredible class gift of over $1 million.

 

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UNCG is an excellent value, according to Washington Monthly. Among universities in the Southeast, UNCG was placed at No. 8 by rankings in the publication's annual "The Other College Guide," billed as "a refreshingly down-to-earth approach to deciding what matters when choosing a college."



For the sixth year in a row, UNCG has been named a Tree Campus USA university by the Arbor Day Foundation. The honor recognizes UNCG's dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship. A leader in sustainable campus tree management, UNCG was the first university in the UNC system to earn the designation.



Tim Rice, former CEO and current CEO emeritus of Cone Health, will deliver the commencement address at the May 8 graduation ceremony of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In honor of his lifetime of service and contributions to the humanities and to human welfare, Rice will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters as part of commencement ceremonies.



The University Archives' "Spartan Stories" blog this month is featuring alumni from the Woman's College, North Carolina College for Women and State Normal eras. Meet Annie V. Scott '14, Phyllis Sheeran '44, Sister Mary Michel Boulus '47 and Virginia Tucker '30.



A UNCG-led effort to increase the number of adults in Greensboro and High Point with college degrees just got a major boost from the John M. Belk Endowment. The Charlotte-based charitable foundation awarded $125,000 to "Degrees Matter!," a community partnership that is housed within the Office of Research and Economic Development.



The Chancellor Search Committee met on March 2, 2015. Search consultant Bill Funk informed the committee that there are already about 20 applicants so far and it is anticipated that 40-50 will ultimately be candidates for the chancellor position. "We’re very pleased with where we are," said Funk.

Upcoming Events:

Homecoming 2015
Featured Event
Homecoming 2015Oct 15 to 17, 2015
Save the date! Homecoming 2015 will be held on Thursday-Saturday, October 15-17.
Jun
07
Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. Service Project:
Moving Day DC

9 a.m. - 1 p.m., National Sylvan Theatre, Washington, D.C.
Jun
11 to 19
Alumni Club of the Triad: W-S Dash (6/11) & Greensboro Grasshoppers (6/19)
7 - 10 p.m., BB&T Ballpark, Winston-Salem, N.C. (June 11)
7 - 10 p.m., NewBridge Bank Park, Greensboro, N.C. (June 19)
Jun
18
Alumni Club of the Triangle: Durham Bulls Game
7 - 10 p.m., Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham, N.C.
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Alumni Spotlight: Coming Soon...
In the near future, we'll begin using this space to highlight notable alumni. While it would be impossible to showcase the achievements of everyone, we welcome your suggestions. If you know of an alum whose story would be of interest -- including your own -- please tell us about it here.


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