Thank You

Student Stories



Shelby Scattergood ’16

“These scholarships showed me the arts was where I belonged.”

Recipient of the Fred C. Pierce Memorial Scholarship and the Happy Debose “Kenan” Gray Scholarship


Sean Mason

“UNCG made me feel like family from the first day.”

Recipient of the Alyse Smith Cooper Music Scholarship


Sarah Hankins ’16 MFA

“Sarah exudes the same extraordinary enthusiasm and love of theatre in all its forms that Sheila did…”

Recipient of the Mary Sheila Nassif Graduate Award


Christal Brown ’01

“Her investment in me will be multiplied through my teaching.”

Recipient of the Virginia Moomaw Dance Scholarship


The Fulbright Program

Three UNCG students were named 2017-2018 Fulbright Scholars, select members of one of the world’s largest and most prestigious exchange programs.


Fulbrighter Marya Fancey

“Conservation and preservation of culture is important…”

Recipient of the Doris Huffines Graduate Award in Music


Fulbrighter Nathan C.J. Martin ’13, ’17 MM

“Literacy and language skills are the key to the world…”

Recipient of the Elizabeth Cowling Scholarship in Music


Fulbrighter Carmen Inez Calhoun ’17 MA

Teaching Spanish is “an important cause in an increasingly multicultural and multilingual world…”

Recipient of the Augustine LaRochelle Scholarship


Tyshea Simone Lewis ’13, ’16 MED

“The Guarantee has been everything.”


Marlina Avery — sociology

“I owe so much to the program and the donors who allow students like me to achieve their dreams!”