Spartan Stories

Tales from the UNCG University Archives

by Erin Lawrimore Today’s Spartan Stories post was written by Arlen Hansen, a PhD student in History. Arlen worked in Special Collections and University Archives during Summer 2017, assisting with research related to the University’s 125th anniversary celebration. Michael McIntosh One day in 1998, sitting in the UNCG Dining Services facilities, Michael McIntosh, an Associate Professor of […]

by Kathelene McCarty Smith Student Dancer, 1928 (p. 275) Dance has always been a very important part of the history of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). When the college opened in 1892 as the State Normal and Industrial School, “movement” was taught as part of the Physiology and Hygiene curriculum under the […]

If you have ever walked the length of College Ave (in the direction of Market Street), you will eventually find yourself crossing a metal and concrete bridge. The structure and placement of the bridge creates for the walker the illusion of floating through and above a wooded section of Peabody Park. As you pass through […]

by Erin Lawrimore Today’s Spartan Stories post was written by Arlen Hansen, a PhD student in History. Arlen worked in Special Collections and University Archives during Summer 2017, assisting with research related to the University’s 125th anniversary celebration. To the extent that UNCG is known as an “arts school” in North Carolina, much of the credit […]

 
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