The Student Persepective

It all comes down to this…

The 2017 Fall Intramural Flag Football season drew to a close Monday, as the Silver and Elite championship games were held at the UNCG Recreation Field. In the Silver division, Zone 5 defeated the Greensboro Beasts 35-27 to take home the honors.

Alcohol Free Fun Fest 2017

Alcohol Free Fun Fest is the perfect example of how college students can have a great time without consuming a drop of alcohol. There is sometimes the assumption that students need to be under the influence to have a great time with their peers. Alcohol Free Fun Fest puts that myth to rest!

A busy weekend for Club Sports

The Club Sports program at UNCG provides students with an opportunity to remain active in a competitive setting following high school. These groups are recognized student organizations led by dedicated student leaders. Learn about 2 recent events that highlight the program’s success.

Arty Party: Painting a Path to Eating Disorder Recovery

Students’ inner creativity was unleashed at last week’s “Arty Party: Painting a Path to Eating Disorder Recovery.” Part of the Department of Recreation & Wellness’s Mental Health Month activities, the event allowed to students to receive information about eating disorders in a low-key, low-stress environment.

Light the Night Vigil

UNCG students showed their support for classmates dealing with mental health issues on Tuesday by constructing luminaries for the “Light the Night” vigil, held on the lawn in front of the Elliott University Center. The luminaries, on which students wrote messages such as “You are loved for who you are,” were lit at sundown.

Mental Health Awareness Month

The Department of Recreation & Wellness kicked off Mental Health Month 2017 at UNCG with Yoga on the Lawn and Spartan Scents Aromatherapy, two events designed to get students thinking about how they handle the stresses of being in school.

Meet the new Graduate Assistant for Facilities & Special Events

The number of visitors to the Kaplan Center during our first year of operation easily surpassed the busiest year ever experienced when the Student Recreation Center was still open. Managing the programs and staff that make this place so great takes a dedicated team. Corrine Pruett is our newest addition to that team.