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Famous alumni from UNC Greensboro; graduates who have achieved stature in their field. Photos are included in this notable University of North Carolina at Greensboro alumni list. Prominent alums from this institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, and more. This list of distinguished UNC Greensboro alumni is alphabetical and sortable by column if you need to search by specific criteria. Please note that this directory is not just composed of graduates of this school; you can find any famous people who attended this school for at least a semester here. Examples of graduates on this list include Sylvia Wilkinson and William Cunningham Smith. (22 items)
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Emmylou Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader

Age: 71

Birthplace: Birmingham, USA, Alabama

Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She has released dozens of albums and singles over the course of her career and won 14 Grammys, the Polar ...more

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Virginia Foxx is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Politician

Age: 75

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Virginia Ann Foxx (née Palmieri; June 29, 1943) is the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district, which encompasses much of the northwestern portion of the state ...more
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Katie G. Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students

Age: 86

Birthplace: Shaw, Mississippi, United States of America

Katie G. Dorsett is a former Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's twenty-eighth Senate district from 2003 to 2010. Her district included constituents ...more
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Kyle Hines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Basketball player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Sicklerville, New Jersey

Kyle Terrel Hines (born September 2, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who plays for and captains CSKA Moscow of the VTB United League and the EuroLeague. He plays at the power ...more
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James Brochin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students

Age: 55

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

James Brochin (born February 22, 1964) is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. He was an unsuccessful candidate in the 2018 Democratic primary election for ...more
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Brian Moehler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Baseball player

Age: 47

Birthplace: Rockingham, North Carolina

Brian Merritt Moehler (born December 31, 1971) is a former starting pitcher. Moehler pitched for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the ...more
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Jeff Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Jeff Reynolds Coach

Age: 62

Birthplace: Mountain City, Tennessee

Jeffrey Lee Reynolds (born September 7, 1956) is an American college basketball coach. He is an assistant basketball coach under Billy Kennedy at Texas A&M. Reynolds served as the head men's ...more
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Hermene Warlick Eichhorn... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Hermene Warlick Eichhorn

Age: Dec. at 95 (1906-2001)

Birthplace: Hickory, North Carolina

Hermene Warlick Eichhorn (April 3, 1906 – October 3, 2001) was an American musician and composer. She was born in Hickory, North Carolina.
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Margaret Rowlett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Margaret Rowlett

Age: Dec. at 66 (1897-1963)

Margaret Rowlett (1897-1963) was born in North Carolina, where she attended school in a log house, picked cotton, and by age 14 worked for three dollars a week in a rag mill. ...more
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Linda Ketner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Linda Ketner Businessperson

Birthplace: Faith, North Carolina

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Larry W. Womble is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Larry W. Womble

Age: 77

Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Larry W. Womble (born June 6, 1941) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's seventy-first House district, including constituents in Forsyth County. ...more
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Sylvia Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Sylvia Wilkinson

Age: 78

Birthplace: Durham, North Carolina

Sylvia Jean Wilkinson (born 1940) is an American author. She was born in Durham, North Carolina in the United States and graduated from Woman's College, now the University of North Carolina at ...more
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Dale Folwell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Dale Folwell Politician

Age: 60

Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina

Dale Folwell is the current North Carolina State Treasurer, and former Speaker Pro Tempore of the North Carolina House of Representatives. A Republican from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he ...more
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Kathryn Stripling Byer ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Kathryn Stripling Byer Poet

Age: 75

Birthplace: Camilla, Georgia

Kathryn Stripling Byer is a poet.
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Nido R Qubein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Nido R Qubein

Age: 71

Birthplace: Middle East

Nido Qubein is a businessman, motivational speaker, and President of High Point University since 2005. He received his Associate's Degree in Business from Mount Olive College, where he was a ...more
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William Cunningham Smith... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
William Cunningham Smith

Age: Dec. at 72 (1871-1943)

Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina

William Cunningham Smith (1871–1943) was an American academic of English literature, university administrator, and writer.
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Virginia Lathrop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Virginia Lathrop

Age: Dec. at 74 (1900-1974)

Virginia Terrell Lathrop (1900–1974) worked as a journalist in North Carolina, New York, London and Paris, and served on the Board of Trustees of the Consolidated University of North Carolina.
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Marty Fielding is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Marty Fielding
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Davey Beauchamp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Davey Beauchamp Writer
David Beauchamp is a librarian, author,. His personal appearance schedule regularly includes several science fiction conventions such as DragonCon, ConCarolinas and MobiCon where he speaks on ...more
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Kelly Cherry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students

Age: 78

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Kelly Cherry (born December 21, 1940) is an award-winning novelist, poet, essayist, and a former Poet Laureate of Virginia (2010–2012). A resident of Halifax, Virginia, she was named the state's ...more
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Julianna Baggott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Julianna Baggott Writer

Age: 49

Julianna Baggott is a novelist, essayist and poet who also writes under the pen names Bridget Asher and N.E. Bode. She is an associate professor at Florida State University's Creative Writing
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Robyn Gayle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
Robyn Gayle Footballer

Age: 33

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Robyn Krista Gayle is a Canadian soccer player for Washington Spirit in the National Women's Soccer League. She is also a member of the Canadian national team.