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UNCG Alumna’s Gift Helps Students, Honors Her Mentors

The late Bobbi Carson ’58 wanted to honor two faculty members who mentored her. She did this via scholarship funds and endowments. Her generosity exceeds $2.25 million – and has already elevated 55 students’ lives.

Spartan Summer Excursions: Escape in Nature

Wooden bridge crosses stream near a Crabapple Falls.

North Carolina offers the peaceful seclusion of a hike up to a waterfall and the foot-tapping energy of music in the park. These popular outdoor spots – and hidden gems – let visitors experience weekly fireworks, cool off in a lazy river, and sample delicious festival food.

Social Innovation

It starts with a desire to solve acute community problems. It’s facilitated by critical partnerships. It grows out of creativity and cross-disciplinary savvy. As UNCG builds a culture of social innovation and entrepreneurship, NC communities reap the benefits.

UNCG Professor Digs Through 5,000 Years Worth of History

UNCG's Dr. Jeffrey Soles with his excavation team on the shore of the island of Mochlos.

For the past 50 years, Classical Studies Professor Emeritus Jeffrey Soles has focused on the secrets buried on one Greek island off the coast of Crete. His discoveries about Bronze Age cultures have received worldwide acclaim.

Service Knows No Limits for Army Reservist and UNCG Alumna

UNCG alumna Lindsey Jefferies Jones '18 in the cockpit of a helicopter.

Since piloting helicopters for the North Carolina National Guard, Captain Lindsey Jefferies Jones ’18 learned the intricacies of leadership, teamwork, and relationships. Since earning her master’s at UNCG, she can bring all that together to help foster healthy relationships through counseling, social media, and an upcoming book.