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From finance to fitness: Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

Take chances, learn from your mistakes, and never forget the people who helped you along the way. Those are the driving principles that accomplished serial entrepreneur Kirk Galiani ʼ87 (Finance) learned from his grandfathers — one an Italian immigrant who came to this country during the Great Depression and worked his way up to become … Continued

Alumnae recognized at Greensboro Small Business Awards

Two UNC Greensboro alumnae were recognized Thursday at the 2020 Greensboro Small Business Awards. The awards, held virtually by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, aimed to celebrate the city’s vibrant community of growing businesses and serve as a thank you and reward for their efforts. Jasmine Beard ’10 took home this year’s Minority Small Business … Continued

Bryan alumna reflects on Hanesbrands gown project: ‘It took a village’

Tasmin Farzana ’14 (MBA) has learned plenty of new things while working from home during quarantine. For one, there’s chess, a game she admits she hasn’t quite mastered. Another is chemistry. Farzana, Senior Procurement Manager of Global Operations at Hanesbrands Inc., oversaw the chemical component of the company’s agreement to supply the U.S. Federal Emergency … Continued

Congratulations to Jeremy Bray and his fellow colleagues on their award of $1,544,105

Congratulations to Jeremy Bray and his fellow colleagues on their award of $1,544,105.00 from the NCDHHS Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (MHDDSAS) for the project, “The North Carolina Tiered Care Coordination Pilot Project, 2020-2021.” Lead PI: Sonja Frison, Ph.D. PI(s): Jeremy Bray, Ph.D., Christine Murray, Ph.D., Stephen Sills, Ph.D.

How the Bryan School became a Wynns family tradition

Things have changed a bit since Bryan Wynns attended UNC Greensboro in the late 1980s. For one, he says, you can no longer drive down College Avenue. Another change — he and his wife, Kimberly, have had two children, both of whom decided to attend the Bryan School of Business and Economics. Though his son, … Continued

Alumnus hand-delivers COVID-19 aid to Bhutanese community

Before attending UNC Greensboro, Dev Bhandari was a Bhutanese refugee living in High Point. When he found out members of that Bhutanese community recently tested positive for COVID-19, he knew he wanted to help. “I said, ‘Let me reach out to my network, or send emails to Greensboro, city of High Point, or nonprofits who … Continued

CARS Alums: Helping hands during COVID-19

CARS students and alumni are changing gears and using their sewing skills to do their part to help protect against COVID-19. Danielle Teah, a 2016 CARS graduate, started her own clothing line called TeahCouture following graduation. Teah Couture typically focuses on couture bonnets and custom garments but with rising concern for public safety, Danielle began … Continued

Spartans put masks in hands of healthcare workers amid pandemic

Two weeks ago, the owners of Hudson’s Hill set up an assembly line and began producing a couple of hundred masks a day under a new agreement with Cone Health. That number is now up to about 600 masks a day, according to co-owner Tinker Clayton. “We added another sewing machine last week,” he said. … Continued

Early matchmaking technology paired UNCG Alumni

Still Together 50 Years Later “Everybody’s talking about it. Everybody’s doing it. Operation Match! It’s the modern way to meet. It whammo’s blind dates. Just answer the questions about yourself, what you are like, what you like, and send the questionnaire in with $3.00. You’ll receive 5 ideal dates for you right from your campus … Continued