Program Stories



Marshall Forrester ’90, ’02 PhD

“I have served in nearly every capacity. Counselor, assistant camp administrator, t-shirt and graphics designer, program layout designer, van driver…as a loyal alumnus of UNCG and avid music camp supporter, I was glad to do this.”

Marshall Forrester ’90, ’02 PhD, founder and director of South Carolina Youth Wind Symphony and the Charleston Southern Summer Music Camp


The Pam and David Sprinkle Children’s Author and Storyteller Series Fund

“For children, this series is a wonderful, formative experience for them. For teachers to-be, this is a chance for them to learn how storytelling can improve the classroom experience for their future students.”

Pam and David Sprinkle — Establishing Donors


The Falk Visiting Artist Series

“The Falk Visiting Artist Series has been produced by UNCG’s School of Art and the Weatherspoon Art Museum since 1982, providing students and the public free access to renowned contemporary artists.”

Herbert and Louise Falk ’29, ’75, LLD — Establishing Donors


The Dylan Rose Kadis and Eloise Hall Kadis Women’s Lecture Series

Claudia’s awareness of the importance of women’s issues was sparked by her college experience. Years later, as a grandmother, she created a women’s lecture series in her granddaughters’ names to promote the value of studying, researching, and addressing issues impacting women.

Claudia Buchdahl Kadis ’65 — Establishing Donor


The Kendon Smith Lecture Fund

“The Kendon Smith Lecture Series epitomizes UNCG’s reputation as a stellar academic institution that is community engaged. The series allows for ample interaction between the guest speakers and faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, guests, and the community.”

Janice Baucom ’65, ’80 MA — Establishing Donor


Summer Musical Theatre Camps

“More children in our community will benefit from the transformative power of theatre because of a donor’s kind-hearted generosity.”

Summer Musical Theatre Camps, supported by The Theatre for Young People Gift Account and anonymous gifts


DREAM Camp

“Experiences like these are so important for children with ASD. Many of them return year after year, further reinforcing the skills and lessons. We are incredibly proud.”

DREAM Camp, supported by Candy Bernard ’66 and Robert Glickman


Learning Factory Summer Camp & Writing and Robotics

The Sara Smith Self Foundation has been instrumental in UNCG’s emergence as a STEM education leader, and the SELF Design Studio provides students with creative opportunities.

Learning Factory & Writing and Robotics, supported by the Sarah Smith Self Foundation School of Education Program Fund


IT is for Girls

“This camp fits right in with UNCG’s history,” says Black. “We expand opportunity, and that changes lives.”

IT is for Girls, supported by Lincoln Financial Group, the Association of Information Systems, National Center for Women in IT, American Association of University Women – Greensboro Branch, Guilford County Schools and local businesses.