UNC Greensboro has been selected to participate in the Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) Collaboratory, a highly selective community-based humanities and civic engagement initiative.

UNCG is one of 5 Greensboro institutions and just 11 institutions nationwide to participate in the initiative, which is part of the larger Bringing Theory to Practice project. The initiative is funded by an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), which serves as the host and partner to Bringing Theory to Practice.

UNCG was selected because of its national reputation for leadership in and commitment to engaging faculty, staff, and students with diverse communities through reciprocal and mutually beneficial partnerships.

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Originally published July 5, 2019.