After four years working as an elementary school counselor, Ashley Smith returned to UNCG to pursue a PhD so she could teach the next generation of counselors. She persevered and found grace during her time as a Spartan.  For soon-to-be graduate Ashley Smith, the “G” in “UNCG” stands for grace. That’s the word she uses […]

UNCG’s Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) plays an important role in the preparation of administrators who are capable and ready to elevate students in schools. Researchers in the department take an interdisciplinary approach, studying educational philosophy and sociocultural analysis, and using their findings to train new principals in the field. The researchers […]

The U.S. News & World Report released its 2022 ranking for Graduate Schools of Education in the spring, and the UNC Greensboro School of Education (SOE) has been ranked #73 nationally as a Graduate School of Education, the SOE’s highest ranking on record. Within North Carolina, the UNCG SOE has the third highest ranking among […]

Celeste Cervantes still remembers, when she was in the fifth grade, coming home with the form to choose her middle school. She already knew how she wanted to fill it out. She wanted to attend a STEM magnet school with her friends. When her teacher handed her the form, though, it came with instructions to have […]

The University of North Carolina System announced that six System institutions are the recipients of recurring grants from the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program (NCPFP). UNC Greensboro is among the six institutions — along with Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, NC State University, UNC Chapel Hill, and Western Carolina University — that will receive […]