Dear UNCG family, I am very sad to share that Jon Smith, longtime director of UNCG’s Sculpture Foundry, died this past weekend. Jon taught a variety of sculpture courses at UNCG and oversaw all aspects of the Foundry operations. Jon’s ties to UNCG ran deep; he was a double UNCG alumnus, earning a BFA in […]

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Ken White to the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College. He has been serving as Interim Associate Dean since July 2019. White joined the theatre faculty of UNC Greensboro in 2013, teaching courses in lighting design, […]

The School of Music held a livestreamed celebration to announce award winners and honor the Class of 2020 on Friday, May 8, 2020. The video of remarks from Dr. Dennis AsKew, Director of the School of Music, a performance from the 2019-20 Presser Scholar Robert Bohinski, and the names and degrees earned for each graduate […]

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Mya Brown to the position of Assistant Professor of Theatre–Acting/Directing Generalist. Brown comes to UNC Greensboro from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oswego where she is an Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing. Previously, she was a […]

Duane Cyrus is a Professor in CVPA’s School of Dance. Cyrus teaches studio-based courses — repertory, choreography, and technique — and he says those are challenging courses to teach online: “The Performing Arts are all about human interaction. They involve bodies moving together in the same space.” Cyrus says that although there is no substitute […]