This year's commencement had all the earmarks of celebration the bubbling joy, the parental pride, the beaming smiles. It also had a first. Beyond Academics, a four-year certificate program for college-age students with intellectual disabilities, graduated its first class of six students. It was a first for the university, as well as a first for the state. Read more about Beyond Academics and other memorable commencement moments.
Jeremy Donohue smiles during the Beyond Academics graduation on May 2. He was one of six graduates of the certificate program for students with intellectual disabilities.
There's a whole new way to walk down memory lane. UNCG Libraries has created an online archive of UNCG/WC yearbooks, magazines, photos and more. Read more about the types of items you can find in the collection.
It's never too early to mark your calendar for UNCG's biggest party Homecoming. This year, Homecoming will fall on the week of Sept. 19-25, with Spartan Village and the men's soccer homecoming game on Saturday, Sept. 24. Read more about what's being planned for the week.
C'mon. Like us. The UNCG Alumni Association has a Facebook page where you can get alumni news immediately. Read more about all the things you can learn when you like the Alumni Association page.
In addition to marking your calendar for Homecoming, attend an alumni and friends happy hour in Asheville May 21 or come out for UNCG Alumni Night at the Durham Bulls baseball game June 25. Learn more about these and other events.