UNCG Magazine

Celebrating UNCG's 125th Anniversary


From student government to literary magazines, from club sports to the student-run newspaper to Greek life, the campus’s clubs, organizations and societies are an indelible part of campus life – and our collective memories.

photo of Holly Shields

Holly Shields


Holly Shields, a junior, is the 2017-18 Student Government Association president. A UNCG Guarantee Scholar, she loves the serenity of Taylor Garden and the liveliness of Fountain View Dining Hall, or “The Caf.” And she values the friendship and support of her sorority sisters.


“Chi Omega has brought me so many beautiful and strong sisters I know I can always count on.”

Did You Know?

WUAG first broadcast in 1964. Thousands of students have honed their skills as radio DJs and interviewers, with internships at broadcasters like ESPN.

WUAG DJ Jen Nelson

WUAG DJ Jen Nelson, 2017

photo of WUAG DJ Janet Hamer, circa 1964

WUAG DJ Janet Hamer circa 1964

“In 1964, Emil Young and I began WUAG-FM as a 10-watt classical music station. I received my FCC license with a broadcast endorsement. Following my work in media, I completed my MFA also at UNCG.

We are Marshals

A campus service organization, Marshals serve at ceremonies and other key events.


Originating in 1893, they are the oldest student group on campus. They are ambassadors and role models, demonstrating academic excellence and commitment to service.

1963 group photo of the marshals
photo of a senior marshal dress and sash, circa 1935

Senior Marshal dress and sash circa 1935

photo of a 1923 marshal

vintage Marshals photo

photo of marshals
photo of marshals
Photo believed to be an early Greek Week gathering near Hinshaw in the 1980s

Photo believed to be an early Greek Week gathering near Hinshaw, 1980s.

photo of Alethian Society pin circa 1927

Alethian Society Pin circa 1927