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NEWS & EVENTS

Upcoming Events

Important Dates

  • May 4-6, May 8-10: Final examinations
  • Friday, May 12: History Department Recognition Ceremony, see details below.
  • Friday, May 12: UNCG Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
  • Thursday, May 18: Summer Session I classes begin.
  • Monday, May 29: Memorial Day holiday. UNCG closed.
  • Friday, June 2: Classes dismissed on May 29 will be held on this date.
  • Wednesday, June 21: Exams for Summer Session I classes
  • Thursday, June 22: Summer Session II classes begin.
  • Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day holiday. UNCG closed.
  • Friday, July 28: Exams for Summer Session II classes
  • Friday, August 11: Summer graduation date
  • Tuesday, August 15: Fall semester classes begin.

Department of History Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 12, 2:30 p.m.
College Park Baptist Church

Graduating and award-winning history students will be honored at our department ceremony Thursday, Friday, May 12, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at College Park Baptist Church. Details have been sent to December graduates and students who have applied to graduate in May and August by email.

The speaker for the ceremony this year is Dr. Tiffany Packer. Dr. Packer, a native of Leakesville, Mississippi, obtained her Ph.D. from the Department of History at UNC-Greensboro and currently serves as Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Johnson C. Smith University. In the Spring of 2012, she became the first African American to graduate with a Ph.D. in History from UNC-Greensboro. Dr. Packer has done extensive research on the 1979 Greensboro Massacre and has a particular focus on Post-Civil Rights activism in black working class communities. Some of her most recent work has included the problems of policing in communities of color. Dr. Packer, along with her Public History class, recently co-curated the ground-breaking exhibition, “K(no)w Justice, K(no)w Peace,” at the Levine Museum of the New South located in Charlotte, North Carolina.


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