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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)
Emmylou Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
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Emmylou Harris is an American singer and songwriter. She has released many popular albums and singles over the course of her career, and as of 2015 she has won 13 Grammys as well as numerous other awards. Her work and recordings include work as a solo artist, bandleader, an interpreter of other composers' works and as a singer-songwriter, and a backing vocalist and duet partner. She has worked with numerous leading artists including Gram Parsons, John Denver, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Roy Orbison, The Band, Mark Knopfler, Delbert McClinton, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Bright Eyes, Rodney Crowell, John Prine, Neil Young, and Steve Earle, and Ryan Adams. ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Also Ranked

#13 on The Top Female Country Singers

#93 on The Best Female Rock Singers

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Virginia Foxx is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
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Virginia Ann Foxx is the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district, which encompasses much of the northwestern portion of the state and a portion of Winston-Salem. Foxx is a member of the Republican Party and was elected Secretary of the House Republican Conference by her colleagues on November 27, 2012. ...more

Age: 74

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

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#48 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

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Katie G. Dorsett is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's twenty-eighth Senate district from 2003 to 2010. Her district included constituents in Guilford County, North Carolina. In the 2009–10 session, Dorsett served as the Majority Whip in the Senate. ...more

Age: 85

Birthplace: Mississippi, Bolivar County, United States of America, Shaw, United States, + more

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Kyle Hines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous UNC Greensboro Alumni/Students
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Kyle Terrel Hines is an American professional basketball player for CSKA Moscow of the VTB United League. He played college basketball for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Spartans. ...more

Age: 31

Birthplace: Sicklerville, New Jersey, United States of America

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