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Husband and wife graduate from UNCG together

Woman and man in graduation cap and gown hold hands

Rhonda and Eric Hodges always knew they would graduate from college — they just didn’t know when, and they didn’t expect to graduate together. Married since 1995, the couple graduated from UNC Greensboro’s Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) – Online program on Friday, December 10, 2021 at the Greensboro Coliseum. … Continued


Class of 2021: Meet our Tassel-Turner

Maria turns her tassel

During the College of Arts & Sciences Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7, Maria Esch led the class of 2021 on stage for the official “Turning of the Tassels.” Turning of the tassels is a long-awaited milestone that signifies the moment when graduates are no longer students, but alumni of … Continued


Class of 2020: Amanda Romero graduates under impressive circumstances

Image of Amanda Romero in cap and gown

On Friday, December 11, 2020, Amanda Romero graduated with her master’s degree from UNC Greensboro under unique – and impressive – circumstances. Not only did she complete her degree while working full-time for the Department of Interior Architecture, but she also adopted two children in the process – moving from … Continued


Celebrating the graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences

Image of text that says Congratulations class of 2020

On Friday, December 11, UNC Greensboro honored the class of 2020 through a virtual commencement ceremony. The College of Arts & Sciences was pleased to join in the celebration, especially highlighting the graduates of the largest and most diverse academic unit at UNCG. View our College of Arts & Sciences commencement site, … Continued


UNCG alum produces Oscar-nominated ‘1917’

still from the movie 1917

On February 9, John Hilary Shepherd, a UNC Greensboro (UNCG) alumnus and native of North Carolina, is hoping to add a big accomplishment to his collection: a credit on an Academy Award-winning movie. The WWI feature “1917,” which he developed with New Republic Pictures, is up for Best Picture. The … Continued


Dr. Samuel Jones (’93, MA) receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Jones came to UNCG as a graduate student in the master’s program in Biology after completing his bachelor’s degree at Guilford College. At UNCG, he worked with Dr. Robert Cannon and did his master’s thesis research under the direction of Dr. Steve Anderson, who was a molecular geneticist on UNCG’s … Continued


Claudia Buchdahl Kadis ’65

Claudia established the The Dylan Rose Kadis and Eloise Hall Kadis Women’s Lecture Series to simultaneously celebrate her 50th class reunion and her golden wedding anniversary with her husband.


Internship Spotlight by Alumna Caroline Kelly

In fall 2017, I was a senior in the English department with no idea what kind of internship I’d be able to find for my upcoming final semester–only that I should find one, because everyone says an internship is worth its weight in gold on your resume, right? As you … Continued


MFA Alum Kelly Link was just awarded a MacArthur “genius’ grant

UNC Greensboro alumna Kelly Link ’95 MFA has been named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow. The prestigious MacArthur Fellowship – known as the ‘genius grant’– is a five-year, $625,000 grant given to individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future. Link, a … Continued


Interview with Dr. Candace Lapan

Dr. Candace Lapan ’09, ’12 MA, and ’16 PhD is an assistant professor of psychology at Wingate University. Her passion is teaching and training students in the field of psychology, giving back to her community through volunteer service and contributing to our understanding of child development. Dr. Lapan is a … Continued