Shield Our Spartans

Spring 2023

Dear Graduate Students and Graduate Faculty: The Graduate Council and Graduate Faculty understands and acknowledges the personal and academic challenges graduate students are facing this semester as a result of the Covid19 pandemic and the racial, social, and political unrest gripping the country. At the same time, students have been challenged to adjust to both learning […]

November 17, 2020Given the current rates of COVID-19 in the community, there is considerable concern about the potential for increased viral spread during the Thanksgiving holiday. One specific area of concern is the possibility of college students unknowingly exposing their family members to the virus when they travel home for the winter break. As such, UNCG has […]

Dear UNCG Students, Halloween has come and gone, Thanksgiving is around the corner, and thanks to your collective participation, compassion, and willingness to change and adapt to the moment, UNCG has been able to navigate COVID-19 so far this fall. We congratulate and thank you for getting us to this point. Now, we need to […]

October 23, 2020Dear UNCG Community, As you likely know, trends across North Carolina and nationally are indicating an increase in positive COVID-19 tests and hospitalizations. On Monday, Governor Cooper announced that the state will remain paused in Phase 3 as we continue to work together to slow the spread. On our campus, we must remain vigilant and adhere strictly […]

Dear UNCG Community, Last week, we celebrated Founders Day – UNCG’s 128th anniversary. As we look back on our long, rich history, we should take a moment to reflect on where we are right now and what comes next for our campus and our community. Along with the rest of our faculty and staff, I […]

September 22, 2020                                                                                                                    CHAPEL HILL, NC – The University of North Carolina System has announced that it is helping promote the statewide rollout of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) contact tracing application, built on Apple and Google technology. Faculty, staff, and students at UNC System constituent institutions will be encouraged to […]

On Sept. 1, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced the state would move into Phase 2.5 of its pandemic recovery plan, effective Sept. 4, 2020 at 5:00pm.  We wanted to highlight a few implications to UNCG: The Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness will reopen on Sept. 12 with limited (30%) capacity.  More detail will be communicated directly in […]