Spartan Stories

Tales from the UNCG University Archives

Maud Gatewood’s senior yearbook photograph, 1954 (p. 81) Maud Gatewood was born and raised in Yanceyville, North Carolina. Her mother encouraged her to take drawing classes at Averett College in Danville, Virginia. Her sketchbooks show dozens of drawing of her mother. Mostly, seated and probably drawn while the subject was unaware. Maud spent her youth […]

by Kathelene McCarty Smith March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, our Spartan Stories this month feature alumni from the Woman’s College, North Carolina College for Women, or State Normal eras.  Constance Lam Against the increasingly violent backdrop of war-torn China, Constance Lam became a humanitarian and a heroine. A native of Canton, China, Lam’s […]