Encyclopedia of UNCG History

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

The Neo-Black Society (NBS) is a student organization founded in the fall of 1968 with the stated missions of increasing awareness of Black culture, promoting equality on campus, and as a service organization supporting the greater Greensboro community.  NBS continues in these missions today.  The organization was founded by then student Ada Fisher, along with […]

As an undergraduate student at UNCG, Dr. Cheek actively served as the vice-president of the Alpha Xi chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon in addition to being the music editor for the Carolinian.  She was also a member of the Outing Club and a university marshal.  Dr. Cheek was also the first African American student to complete […]