Community businesses and organizations don’t need to go far to find partners for world-class research and evaluation. Located close to home, talented UNCG researchers, students, and scholars seek collaborators for the mutually beneficial exchange, exploration, and application of knowledge, information, and resources.
The mission of the Center for the Health of Vulnerable Populations is to improve the knowledge of health disparities in vulnerable populations through research, collaboration and education. Through seminars, health fairs, church meetings, and other community gatherings, CHVP provides education on health related subjects such as cancer, fitness, nutrition, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, mental health, tobacco use, and other health related topics.
The Center for New North Carolinians offers a variety of programs and services to immigrant and refugee communities. The AmeriCorps ACCESS program helps immigrants and refugees gain better access to human services, become economically self-sufficient, and build bridges of understanding between immigrant and mainstream communities. The Interpreter ACCESS program provides and trains interpreters for the community. The Glen Haven and Avalon Trace Development Centers assist immigrant families by providing after school tutoring and assistance, while the Immigrant Health Access Project addresses the language and cultural barriers to health services. Thriving at Three educates immigrant parents about their child’s developmental stages, provides positive parental skills, ensures early detection of developmental delays, and reduces the negative impact of parental mental health/substance abuse problems on child development. The Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Project fosters democratic participation and civic awareness by immigrants in local community meetings.
The Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships (CYFCP) addresses health and social issues affecting children, youth, and families in the community. The CYFCP offers training and technical assistance and evaluation on a variety of topics, including co-occuring mental health and substance abuse disorders, health literacy forum development, parenting, early childhood, school success, juvenile justice, violence and trauma prevention, and youth and family risk resilience.
UNCG Special Events helps you plan and execute your next event on UNCG’s campus. Our facilities can host a variety of functions – from a workshop for 20 to a banquet for 800. UNCG’s campus boasts the latest technology and is prepared to accommodate all your audiovisual needs.
A partnership between the City of Greensboro’s Human Resources Department and UNCG’s program in Conflict and Peace Studies, the Landlord-Tenant Dispute Program provides opportunities for tenants and landlords to eliminate communication barriers and work together to solve problems. The Landlord-Tenant Dispute Program assists tenants and landlords in cases involving: damaged property, security deposits, living conditions, noise complaints, repairs, move out/eviction issues, miscellaneous conflict stemming from the landlord-tenant relationship.
UNCG’s Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness is a 216,000 sq. ft. recreation facility located on West Gate City Boulevard as part of the new Spartan Village. The facility includes: weight and fitness areas, three-court gym, racquetball courts, cycle studios, climbing wall, jogging track, mat room, natatorium, and locker rooms. Memberships are available for UNCG faculty, staff, and alumni. Community members residing in Glenwood (between West Gate City Blvd., Coliseum Blvd., and Freeman Mill Rd.) are eligible for an Affiliate Membership. In addition, several spaces within the Kaplan Center are available for special events.
The Nonprofit Evaluation Support Program ( NESP) aims to increase the program evaluation capacity of nonprofit organizations, with a particular emphasis on those organizations in the Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina. Supported by the Department of Educational Research Methodology and the SERVE Center, NESP helps nonprofit organizations implement program evaluation activities and develop the necessary capacity to sustain such activities over time. A range of services are offered, including direct program evaluation support customized to individual organizations, and capacity-building professional development training that include webinars, workshops, and online programming. Organizations that would like to request assistance from NESP may contact the UNCG Referral Desk at 336-505-8994, or email@example.com.
The Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services (OAERS) is a division of the Department of Educational Research Methodology (ERM) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. OAERS provides consulting services to the greater community in the areas of assessment and measurement, program evaluation, research design, and data analysis.
The Child Care Education Program at UNCG is operated by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies to provide a laboratory experience for early childhood education students, assist with on-going research, and provide a model child care program for the community. The program operates at the highest possible level of quality recognized by North Carolina with a 5 Star License and is nationally accredited by NAEYC. Children ages 3 months to 5 years participate in the full day, year-round program.
The general public is welcome to use the University Libraries facilities. Community members may sign up to be a Community Borrower, which enables them to check out books and videos. The University Libraries include Jackson Library and the Schiffman Music Library in the Music Building, and the catalog includes the holdings of the Teaching Resource Center in the School of Education and the Intercultural Resource Center Library in the Elliott University Center.
The Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets modern and contemporary art for the benefit of its multiple audiences, including university, community, regional, and beyond. The museum is open to the public Tuesday-Sunday, and parking and admission are completely free!
WUAG is UNCG’s college radio. The goal of WUAG is to educate its listeners in areas of music, public service announcements, sports and news updates, and daily concert/event calendars. WUAG is here to serve the community of UNCG and the entire city of Greensboro, NC. WUAG can be heard on the radio at 103.1 FM or on their website.