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UNCG Magazine celebrates university’s 125th anniversary

The fall edition of UNCG Magazine – a special 125th anniversary issue – published this week, with more than 100,000 copies arriving in the mailboxes of UNCG alumni across the country.

This year’s magazine includes:

  • A special anniversary poem written by Fred Chappell, emeritus professor and former North Carolina Poet Laureate.
  • A message from UNCG Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. about the “Giant Steps” of the future.
  • An expansive feature story that showcases the transformation of UNCG across the decades, told through vintage photos, artifacts, and stories.

UNCG has also launched a special magazine site – – that allows for the anniversary-themed stories to be shared via social media. A PDF version of the magazine is also available on this site.

To learn more about the 125th anniversary, visit UNCG Magazine can be accessed via the “Your Stories” tab.

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