Homecoming 2015 Schedule of Events

Posted on Monday, October 5th, 2015 by Ashley Hill under Campus Events.
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Featured Student Events:

Wednesday, October 14
12PM – Homecoming Kickoff, Moran Commons
7PM – King & Queen Contest, EUC Auditorium

Thursday, October 15
8PM – Comedy Show and Spartan Madness, Fleming Gym

Friday, October 16
5PM – Women’s Volleyball vs. Wofford, Fleming Gym
7PM – Bonfire and Pep Rally, Kaplan Commons
10PM – Student Concert, Cone Ballroom

Saturday, October 17
9AM – Homecoming 5K, Spartan Statue
4PM – Homecoming Student Day Party, Moran Commons Fountain
4:30PM – Homecoming Parade, Kaplan Commons
7:30PM – Men’s Soccer vs. Furman and Fireworks, Soccer Stadium

Sunday, October 18
1PM – Student Tailgate, Soccer Stadium
2PM – Women’s Soccer vs. The Citadel, Soccer Stadium

Visit http://homecoming.uncg.edu for the complete schedule including alumni and athletic events!

2015 Homecoming Royal Court

Posted on Monday, October 5th, 2015 by Ashley Hill under Campus Events.


Congratulations to this year’s Homecoming Royal Court! Our four King and four Queen candidates were chosen from an interview panel and will go on to compete in the King and Queen Contest during Homecoming Week. Candidates will campaign over the next couple of weeks – make sure to come out on Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00pm for our contest where YOU get to pick your choice following talent, attire, and question/answer competitions! More information can be found at homecoming.uncg.edu.



Sponsoring Group

Zachary Vestal King Student Government Association
Lewis Blanton King Grogran Residence Hall
Antonio Roberson King Campus Activities Board
Caleb Cuthbertson King New Student & Spartan Family Programs
Regina DaSilva Queen Student Government Association
Kelly Klotz Queen Residence Hall Association
Brooke Yates Queen Sigma Sigma Sigma
Tarayjah Hoey Queen Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity, Inc.


The King and Queen will be selected from the judged competition on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.   The judges will get 50% of the vote and the student audience present at the END of the competition will get the remaining 50% of the vote.  There is NO Online voting.  Join us to find out the winners during halftime of the Homecoming Soccer Match on Saturday, October 17!!

2015 Homecoming King & Queen Contest

Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 by Ashley Hill under Campus Events.

UNCG Homecoming 2014 King and Queen

Homecoming 2014 King and Queen

All UNC-Greensboro students are encouraged to participate in the Homecoming King & Queen Contest. Candidates compete annually for this honor, which recognizes two UNCG students for their participation in campus life and their promotion of school spirit. The Homecoming King & Queen also represent the University at major events and on special occasions, and are among UNC-Greensboro’s most prominent student leaders. Winners will be required to plan and implement one major community service event during the 15-16 academic year. The selected King & Queen will be announced at Half-Time during the Homecoming Soccer Game on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

Eligibility Requirements: All candidates must:

  • Be enrolled at the University for the 2015-2016 academic year.
  • Have attended the University for at least one semester.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5
  • Be in good disciplinary standing with the University.
  • Must be sponsored by a recognized student group, residence hall, or other University sanctioned involvement opportunity.
  • Must be at Junior status or above.

The Application includes an essay in response to the following:

  • Why should you be selected as Homecoming King or Homecoming Queen?



A panel of judges will interview all the candidates and review all eligible application packets and choose finalists. The interviews will take place the week of September 21, 2015. Finalists will then participate in an evening of creative expressions and questions and answers on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7pm in the EUC Auditorium. The King and Queen will be judged in the areas of communication skills, leadership experience, campus involvement, interpersonal skills, creative explosion, and overall presentation.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 @ 11:59 PM


Food Truck Tuesdays – Fall 2015

Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2015 by Ashley Hill under Campus Events, On The Go, Spartan Hour Tuesday.
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Food trucks are BACK beside of Minerva! Leave your lunch at home and enjoy our delicious visiting cuisine. For questions or accommodation concerns, e-mail capso@uncg.edu. You can pay with cash, charge, UNCG Flex, and SpartanCash!

8/25 – King-Queen Haitian, Cameron’s Funnel Cakes, Marty’s BBQ
9/1 – Parlez-Vous Crepes, Taquería El Azteca, Empanadas Borinquén
9/8 – Marty’s BBQ, Ghassan’s on the Go
9/15 – Parlez-Vous Crepes, Taquería El Azteca
9/22 – King-Queen Hattian Cuisine, Parlez Vous Crepes, Camel City Grill
9/29 – Taquería El Azteca, Cameron’s Funnel Cakes, Marty’s BBQ
10/6 – Parlez Vous Crepe, Empanadas
Borinquen, Ghassan’s on the Go

*Subject to change due to inclement weather, truck issues, etc. 

Greek Week 2015

Posted on Monday, April 27th, 2015 by Emily McKenzie under Greek Life. Tags: ,

Congratulations to our 2015 Greek Week Champions, Team 1980s!

  • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Theta Delta Chi
  • Zeta Phi Beta

Second place goes to Team 1990s

  • Chi Omega
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Theta Nu Xi

Third place goes to Team 1920s

  • Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Kappa Delta Rho
  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma

Fourth place goes to Team 1970s

  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Delta Sigma Phi
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Sigma Gamma Rho
  • Omega Psi Phi

Team 1920s was also the Lip Sync winner and Team 1980s raised the most money for service! Total amount raised overall to be donated to The Servant Center is $5,564.11!

2015 Excellence Awards Banquet Winners

Posted on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 by Emily McKenzie under Campus Events. Tags: , ,

2015EB-Icon-02Congratulations to all of last night’s winners!

Office of Multicultural Affairs Humanitarian Award – Cone Hall Council

Office of Leadership and Service-Learning Peer Leadership Educator of the Year – Ashley Lanier

Elliott University Center Student Employee of the Year – Javiette Grant

New Student & Spartan Family Programs PFAC Scholarship – Anna Poteat and Courtney Woodberry

2014-2015 Student Groups of Excellence – Alpha Lambda Delta, Chi Upsilon Sigma, Delta Chi Xi, GRO, NAACP, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Phi Sigma Pi, RHA, Sigma Gamma Rho

Campus Activities & Programs
Emerging Student Leader – Hitam Alsharif
Outstanding Student Leader – Kaziah Miller
Outstanding Student Group Advisor – Connie Uselman, Delta Sigma Pi
Excellence in Innovation – UNCGreen
Excellence in Advocacy – Native American Student Association
Excellence in Community Service – Delta Chi Xi
Outstanding New Student Group – Food Recovery Network
Spartan Leadership Awards – Joseph Graham, Melissa Elmes, Mariah Governor, Kyle Levine, Ryan Davison, Amanda Aileru, Louisa Steffen, Brittany Whitlow, Lorenzo Hamilton

Division of Student Affairs
Phillips-McCracken – Emily Saine
Georgia Cooper Moore Service Award – Brittany Booth, Rosa Renteria-Jimenez, Karen Boger
James H. Allen Student Leader Scholarship – Brittany Hudson
Pamela A. Wilson Memorial Scholarship –  Sofia Mosquera
Mary Lib Manning Slate – Wendel Ridley
Gladys Strawn Bullard Award – Natalie Hengstebeck