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June 2009

Living legacies

At the end of Commencement, two women sounded the University Bell — a traditional ending that has been a part of university life since 1892. For the women, it was a fitting tribute. Nancy Romefelt Mapes í48 and her granddaughter Gillian Small í09 are two of four generations of women who have made friends, crammed for exams, trudged to class and in all other ways made the UNCG campus their home. Read more about UNCGís growing group of legacies.

New graduate Gillian Small í09 rings the University Bell along with her grandmother, Nancy Romefelt Mapes í48.

New graduate Gillian Small í09 rings the University Bell along with her grandmother, Nancy Romefelt Mapes í48.


Commencing the journey

Graduation day is a time of high emotions — excitement and doubt, giddiness and fear. And no more so than this year. Members of the Class of 2009 — 2,300 strong — are entering the work force during the toughest economic climate since the Great Depression. But take a few moments to read some of Class speaker Kiya D. Wardís words and be encouraged by the promise of the future. Read an excerpt of her powerful speech.

Got mine! Get yours!

Clemson. Wake Forest. N.C. State. Maryland. Want to see how our Spartans will match up against these ACC teams? Get your menís basketball season tickets so you wonít miss a game. Read more about next seasonís lineup at the Greensboro Coliseum.

FallFest fever on the rise

Fall will be here sooner than you think. And when itís fall, itís time for a fun-fest. And you know where the fest is best — at UNCG. Read more about whatís coming up on September 26.

 

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