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Classical Studies Graduate Sets A Shining Example For Daughter

Rylee Stephens with Tiffany Stephens, wearing graduation cords

Tiffany Stephens ’24 is a U.S. Army veteran who lost her husband in 2012 while he was on a mission in Afghanistan and was left to raise their young daughter without him. Now, with her G.I. bill, Stephens has just completed her degree in classical studies – setting a shining example for their daughter, Rylee, now a teenager.

Class of 2024: Daniel Araya Dives Into Biology Research

Daniel Araya in cap and gown on UNCG campus

This Friday, May 3, Daniel Araya will join the Class of 2024 in UNC Greensboro’s commencement ceremony. Since his second year, the biology major has conducted biotechnology research in Dr. Ayalew Osena’s lab as a prestigious National Institute of Health (NIH) MARC fellow. His research has been actively supported by the Alice Ashton Bruton Endowment Fund and the MARC program.

Class of 2024: Katherine Wyrick Pursues Her Passion for Literature

Katherine Wyrick in cap and gown and holding T.S. Eliot book

On Friday, May 3, the UNC Greensboro class of 2024 will cross the commencement stage at the Greensboro Coliseum. Among this year’s graduates is English major Katherine Wyrick, a literature enthusiast with an exciting future.

Wyrick’s passion for literature and history will take her first to Florence, Italy — then Oxford, England — and finally, to a fully-funded master’s program in English at Wake Forest University.


Luis Roman in graduation gown, holding up graduation cap

A sense of community drew Luis Roman to UNC Greensboro.

“UNCG has made a big impact on me, especially how they dedicate themselves to being a community-driven University,” says Roman, who will graduate in May 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in media studies. “Overall, the impact that the school has had on me with my education, friendships, and connections was more than I could ask for.”

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

Celebrating the graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences

Graduate speaking at podium

Three ceremonies instead of one. Seats spaced far apart. Reminder signs for masks. Only two guests per graduate. UNC Greensboro’s 2021 Commencement looked quite different this year. But one aspect remained unchanged: The pure joy in this rite of passage. The College of Arts & Sciences’ Class of 2021 graduated … Continued