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Student Stories



Malbert “Mally” Smith ’14

Mally’s passion for equality echoes the humanitarian spirit of Mina Weil and her daughter, Gertrude.

Mally Smith, recipient of the Mina Weil Memorial Scholarship in Social Sciences


Madison Sampson ’14, ’17 MPA

“Someone told me about how selfless she was… and how proud she would be of me. I feel like now I’m part of her legacy. I’m just so honored.”

Madison Sampson, recipient of the Pamela A. Wilson Memorial Scholarship


Anthony Dellinger ’15 PhD

“Meaningful inventions that work toward the public good is the best move any inventor or scientist can make.”

Anthony Dellinger, recipient of the Lula McIver Graduate Scholarship


Gabriel Moore

“I’d say I’m inspired–her legacy has lit a fire in me.”

Gabriel Moore, recipient of the Jaylee Montague Mead Merit Scholarship Fund in the College of Arts and Sciences


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