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UNCG Alum Makes Somethin’ Outta Nothin’ in New Cookbook

UNCG alum Lorenzo Espada does a cooking demo with Jennifer Hudson

Lorenzo Espada ’20 always knew he wanted to be a chef and, thanks to UNCG, has found the perfect recipe for success: taking his professional studies degree, mixing it with a massive social media following, and now publishing a new cookbook, recently featured on “The Jennifer Hudson Show.”


UNCG Alumna Goes From Softball Field to Super Bowl

UNCG alumna Dominique Madruga at the 2019 Super Bowl

Dominique Madruga ’15, now an Emmy-award-winning talent producer for FOX Sports, has had a hand in the production of several Super Bowl broadcasts. But her success in the sports broadcasting world can be traced back to tools she gained at UNCG.


Help for Healing from Past Relationship Abuse 

Christine Murray

UNCG Professor Christine Murray has launched a unique survivor-focused, online tool for people who have experienced domestic abuse called The Source for Survivors. Her goal: create a space that encourages community and support for domestic abuse survivors on a long-term healing journey.


Dr. Nancy Vacc Helped Shape the Landscape of UNCG

Dr. Nancy Vacc sits beside a window with the UNCG Vacc Clocktower outside.

Dr. Nancy N. Vacc, professor emerita and tremendous friend to UNC Greensboro, has passed away. In addition to her service on the School of Education faculty, she had a long history of supporting UNCG through transformative gifts that elevated our University.


Singer-Songwriter Jewel Turns Teacher At UNCG

A woman (Jewel) speaks with a UNCG student on stage at the Tew Recital Hall. Both are holding microphones.

It looked like a usual music class at UNC Greensboro. Three music students seated on stage, each performing original work as their peers and professor listened. But this time, a different professor was listening – Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel.