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Cornelia Strong College

South Spencer Hall


Linda Danford, Department of Classical Studies

Senior Fellow and Admissions Director

Hope H. Hodgkins, Department of English

Residential College Coordinator

Lauren MacKinnon, Housing & Residence Life and Freshman Seminars


Bruce Caldwell, Department of Economics

Ken Caneva, Department of History

Stephen Danford, Department of Physics & Astronomy

Sherrill Hayes, Conflict Resolution

Maura Heyn, Department of Classical Studies

Christopher Hodgkins, Department of English

Hope Hodgkins, Department of English

Pam McRae, International Honors College

Jeffrey Patton, Department of Geography

Penelope Pynes, International Programs Center

Adam Ricci, School of Music

Mark Schumacher, Jackson Library

Susan Shelmerdine, Department of Classical Studies

Robert Simmons, Department of Classical Studies

Janice Tulloss, Information Technology Services

Annette Van, Department of English

Lollie White, Development Office

Honorary Fellows

Timothy Johnston, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Dennis Patrick Leyden, Department of Economics


Cornelia Strong College is one of three Living-Learning Communities, or residential programs, at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. It is named after Cornelia Strong, professor of mathematics and astronomy in the University from 1905 to 1948. Strong College is open to all students in the University through a competitive admission process, and is particularly suited to those who are seeking a richer and more rewarding academic experience than they might have in a traditional residence hall. Strong College offers its members the opportunity to participate in an informal social and academic community within the context of the greater University. While Strong College does offer one credit tutorials on an optional basis, it does not have a special curriculum—its members take the usual complement of courses throughout the University.

Modeled on the undergraduate colleges of universities such as Harvard, Yale, and Rice, Strong College is made up of approximately 90 members in residence (“the Junior Common Room”) and a group of faculty Fellows (“the Senior Common Room”), as well as a small number of non-resident Associate members. All members of Strong College may participate in a variety of co-curricular activities in the arts and sciences, including a weekly College Tea, the Blue Lemur Coffee Bar, other informal recreational groups, picnics, dances, and the climactic social events of the year, the Annual Croquet Tournament and Head of the Buffalo (boat race on Buffalo Creek). Strong College endeavors to provide an environment where students and faculty can interact in an informal manner outside the formal confines of the classroom.

This page was last updated on June 9, 2010.