Encyclopedia of UNCG History

An online resource for exploring the history of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Vacc Bell Tower
Vacc Bell Tower

The forty-seven foot tall Vacc Bell Tower, designed by the Verdin Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, is located in Student Anniversary Plaza on the corner of College Avenue and Spring Garden Street. It was given to the University by Dr. Nancy Vacc, an emeritus professor of the Curriculum and Instruction Department in the School of Education, in honor of her husband, Nicholas A. Vacc, Chair of the Department of Counseling and Educational Development from 1986 to 1996. It was dedicated in 2005.