Author: Matthew Johnston
Chimeri Anazia, a senior majoring in kinesiology, wants to inspire and advocate for the next generation. Motivated by the unjust murders of Black people by police, Anazia uses her voice, her platform on social media, and her art as vehicles to amplify Black voices and fight for racial equity. Most recently, her “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” […]
Yathrip Abdelgadir and her family moved to the U.S. from Sudan in 2000 and have lived in Greensboro for the past 21 years. Yathrip completed her undergraduate degree at UNCG, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in religious studies and political science with a concentration in global politics. After graduating, she joined AmeriCorps VISTA with the Forsyth County Department of Community […]
Selene Santiago-Lopez is a first-generation Otomi woman from Hidalgo, Mexico. She is a first-year student studying political science at UNCG. As a young organizer, Selene is guided by community leaders across the Triad area. She envisions a future where she sees her ancestors smiling wholeheartedly and where our children are able to imagine themselves as talented chefs, […]
Nora Al-Aati is a senior anthropology student currently studying at the American University of Kuwait. Nora studied abroad at UNCG as a sophomore. “UNCG has given me so many great opportunities and memories that have helped shape who I am today,” she said. “Living between two very distinct cultures, with the American one being more […]
Tatianna Wilkins is an interdisciplinary student studying psychology, international and global studies, and Spanish. Because of the diversity of UNCG’s campus, she has been able to push the limits of her cultural and linguistic comfort zones. She studied abroad in Peru and has participated in global-minded programs such as the Global Leadership and PAL Exchange programs. Currently, she […]
Phillip Marsh, a senior in UNCG’s studio art program, uses his art as a tool to create a more equitable society where all voices are heard. From public art projects that garner community attention to conversations that engage city leadership in dialogue about building a better creative economy, his goal is to advocate for representation. “As […]
LGBTQ+ Education and Research Network
February 8, 2022 Dear Trans, Non-binary, and Gender Diverse faculty, staff, & students at UNCG, We, the members of the LGBTQ+ Education And Research Network (LEARN)’s Gender Diversity Working Group and allies are writing to the trans, non-binary, and gender diverse community at UNCG to reaffirm that we see you and support all of who […]
UNC Greensboro’s Faculty Diversity Jumped in Five Years. How Did It Do It?
UNC Greensboro’s Faculty Diversity Jumped in Five Years. How Did It Do It? In the past five years alone, the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) has experienced a notable jump in faculty diversity for each ethnicity category, excluding White. Read the full story…
STAFF RESOLUTION July 9, 2020 This UNC Greensboro Staff Senate Resolution is in support of the welfare of our Black UNC Greensboro students, staff, and faculty. WHEREAS, the UNC Greensboro Staff Senate is the duly-elected governance body representing the staff of UNC Greensboro; and WHEREAS, the UNC Greensboro Staff Senate is charged with: Developing proactive, […]
UNCG professor discusses race and progress after nationwide protests, calls for change
UNCG professor discusses race and progress after nationwide protests, calls for change. Dr. Noelle Morrissette is the director of African American and African Diaspora Studies at UNC Greensboro. She weighed in on the protests occurring across the United States (video).