Encyclopedia of UNCG History

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

The terrace, or patio, opened in 1953, at the same time that the first wing of Elliott Student Union was built. Located in the area between Elliott Student Union and the Alumnae House, it included the pavers and kidney shaped fountain. In April 1974, the Elliott Student Union’s name was changed to Elliott University Center […]

The Curry Building, located on Spring Garden Street, was designed by Harry Barton of Greensboro, North Carolina. It opened in 1926 to replace the original Curry Building which had burned that year. It was named in honor of Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry, who advocated for the establishment of the State Normal and Industrial School (now […]