When David Ostergaard graduated in 2002, he left UNCG with two degrees, and the skills and confidence to start Bright Star Touring Theatre. “UNCG has impacted so much of my life.  I graduated with a BFA in acting and a BA in history.  So naturally I opened a theatre company that specializes in bringing history […]

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Denise Descouzis ’77 says all she ever wanted to do in life was make a real difference. “It’s been my observation that teachers make the most ripples, so I thought if I make a gift that helps make arts education happen.  If I can provide a plunk in the water I can help make those […]

Doug Risner ’88 BFA, ’90 MFA, ’01 PhD has a long relationship with the UNC Greensboro School of Dance.  Now, thanks to a testamentary gift, that relationship will continue long after his own lifetime. The Doug Risner Professor of Dance Award will be administered as an endowed fund to enhance the work of the School […]