Encyclopedia of UNCG History

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

May Day queens were typically senior women elected by their class to serve as the mascot for May Day celebrations which were first held in 1904. The first crowning of the May Day queen was in 1929, when the focus of the festival changed from the performances to the individuals attending the school. From 1929 […]

Each spring, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) inducts a select group of students into the University Marshals, a campus service organization recognizing the academic excellence and the exemplary service record of 100 rising Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. Required to have completed thirty semester hours and have least a 3.65 GPA, the Marshals […]