Spartan Stories

Tales from the UNCG University Archives

By Scott Hinshaw In an earlier blog post, we discussed professor and artist, Joseph H. Cox’s, McIver Building mural and its controversial lighting as well as the many changes that occurred to the lighting at the beginning of the McIver Building’s life on UNCG’s campus. In this post, we’ll follow up on what happened after […]

By Scott Hinshaw In an earlier blog post, The Demise of the McIver Building and Its Mural, Kathelene McCarty-Smith wrote about the (at that time) upcoming demolition of the building named for the founder of our university to make way for the much needed Nursing and Instructional Building (opened early 2021). She introduced the subject […]

by Kathelene McCarty Smith The McIver Building is slated to be demolished in the spring and summer of 2018, making way for the new Nursing and Instruction Building. Designed by J. N. Pease and Company of Charlotte, North Carolina, when the McIver Building officially opened in October 1960, it was one of the few modern […]

by Erin Lawrimore Elizabeth McIver Weatherspoon Elizabeth “Lizzie” McIver enrolled at the State Normal and Industrial School at its opening in October 1892. She was the younger sister of the school’s founding president Charles Duncan McIver. In fact, one of the drivers that led McIver to advocate for State Normal was the lack of reasonably […]

by Kathelene McCarty Smith This is part one of a three-part blog regarding campus time capsules. A time capsule contains commemorative material for access at a future date. There are four known time capsules in the history of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). When Brick Dormitory burned to the ground on the night of January 4, 1904, on […]

 
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