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Duane Cyrus and Hero Complexities

“‘Hero Complexities’ explores what it is to be a Black man, in all his strengths and vulnerabilities, during a unique moment in time…I hope this spring performance opens new opportunities for dialogue and engagement.”

Associate Professor of Dance Duane Cyrus, recipient of a Faculty First Summer Excellence Award


Taylor Roberson

“This scholarship allows me to focus on two major areas: psychology and the exploration of Black lives across the world…As a therapist, I hope to improve the mental and physical well-being of people of color through counseling.”

Taylor Roberson, recipient of the Elizabeth Whitney “Whitty” Ransome Endowed Scholarship in African American and African Diaspora Studies


Nu Rho Alpha Kappa Alpha and The Pearls of Promise – Nu Rho Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship

“AKA has always been for trailblazers. We’re the nation’s first Black sorority, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to serving others…We hope UNCG’s sororities and fraternities look at our accomplishment and think, ‘Let’s set the bar higher.’”

Nu Rho Alpha Kappa Alpha, establishers of The Pearls of Promise – Nu Rho Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship


Count Down to Believe in the G 2021

“This annual event is all about showing how much you believe in the hard work and service of UNCG faculty, staff, and students – and the difference they make in the lives of so many people on campus and throughout our region.”

UNCG’s 24-hour giving campaign is coming, so get ready to show Spartan Spirit!


Samets Receive Prestigious Philanthropy Honor

“Sylvia and Norman Samet model unparalleled generosity and civic responsibility by devoting their good names, personal resources, time, energy, and giving spirits to better the quality of life for Greensboro’s citizens.”

The Samets, winners of AFP Triad Chapter’s Outstanding Philanthropist-Greensboro Award


UNCG Honors George Hoyle and Kathleen Kelly with Philanthropy Award

“George and Kathleen embody the concept of leading with a giving heart. They are devoted community champions whose generosity extends beyond UNC Greensboro…we’re exceedingly proud to honor them with the Spirit of Philanthropy Award.”

George Hoyle and Kathleen Kelly, winners of AFP’s Spirit of Philanthropy Award


Student Assistance Fund for Emergencies (SAFE)

“…There are times when an unanticipated crisis or hardship occurs. Without available resources, these sudden events might derail students from their goals. SAFE has allowed UNCG to provide some relief to students who are experiencing food insecurity, housing insecurity, loss of income, a family crisis, and more.”

Student Assistance Fund for Emergencies


The Spartan Recovery Program Fund

“Communities like this thrive on collective will… We’re looking into connecting with other collegiate recovery communities, but we also want to connect with our alumni, University friends, and community members to help and celebrate these incredible men and women.”

The Spartan Recovery Program Fund


Spartan Food Insecurity Fund

Food insecurity affects students’ health, safety, and well-being, and is linked to diminished academic success and lower graduation rates. Providing accessible nutrition to students in need will help them excel in their studies, graduate, and become self-sufficient members of their communities. 

Spartan Food Insecurity Fund


Les Nichols

“During these times especially, help with college is in great demand, and my goal is to one day pay it forward and provide a scholarship of my own to help someone like I have been helped.”

Les Nichols, recipient of the Brenda Welling Rechtine Scholarship