Campaign News

Exciting day! Light the Way is launched

Oct. 5 marked a spirited Founders Day, as the Light the Way campaign was officially announced. With a goal of $200 million, the campaign will transform this University, strengthening student access, academic excellence, and the tremendous impact of our programs. On the morning of the campaign…

‘Light the Way’: $200 million goal to transform UNCG

Oct. 5 marked the biggest fundraising announcement in the history of our university. UNCG launches Light the Way: The Campaign for Earned Achievement. This comprehensive campaign seeks to raise $200 million to strengthen three key areas: access, excellence, and impact.  “For 130 years, UNCG has been…

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It Began With a Gift of $500

Made in 1975 by UNC Greensboro School of Business and Economics faculty member Dr. Roscoe Jackson Allen and his wife, Anna Mae Burchette Allen, the gift created a scholarship honoring their son Charles, who died while serving in the U.S. Navy. Charles had planned to study…

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Creating Community Through “Ubuntu”

Class of 2003 graduates Leatrice and Jason Caldwell met as freshmen in UNCG’s Grogan Hall and have been together for 20 years. While students, it was the family-oriented environment they found throughout campus and as members of the Neo-Black Society that helped them develop life-long friendships.…

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Weatherspoon Partners in Social Justice Project

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro continues to take huge strides in its equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The museum will collaborate on anti-racist project models and practices as part of the Museum Partnerships for Social Justice Project, a recently announced initiative of the Henry…

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Robinson Family Fund in Jazz Studies

When Ward Robinson, MD, retired, he turned to a different challenge: music.  As an infectious disease expert, Robinson served for two decades at Moses Cone Health System and five years as medical director for the Guilford County Department of Public Health. “I was trying to find…