July 2, 2012
Spartan Club Exceeds Annual Scholarship Goal For 2011-12
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Spartan
Club, the official fundraising organization for UNCG Athletics,
surpassed its annual scholarship fund goal of $300,000 for the 2012
fiscal year and set a new all-time record for the scholarship fund.
The Spartan Club posted an annual scholarship fund total of
$307,479, a 20.7% increase over last year’s total, increasing
their efforts by over $50,000 and surpassing the previous high that
was set in 1987.
"Our Spartan alumni, friends and fans are an important part of
our team and their financial support is critical to our success,"
said Director of Athletics Kim Record. "When we talk about
doing things ‘The Spartan Way’ - discovering and
developing champions in life, it includes the people who see the
value in scholarship support for students whose talent is
One hundred percent of the Spartan Club membership dues go to the
scholarship fund in support of UNCG’s student-athletes.
Growing scholarship funds is critical for the athletic department
to continue to provide the best possible education and athletic
experience for all UNCG student-athletes.
"We are grateful to all of the generous contributors who stepped
up on behalf of our student-athletes and coaches this year," said
Associate Athletic Director for Advancement Craig Fink. “It
was a fantastic year on the fields of play and in the classroom for
UNCG athletics and now we can say it was a great year for the
Spartan Club as well. We want to send out a big thank you to
the hundreds of individuals who joined the Spartan Club
and helped us reach our goal."
The mission of the Spartan Club is to secure the financial support
that will provide our student-athletes with the opportunities to
achieve academic and athletic excellence. As a non-profit
organization, the Spartan Club supports more than 200
student-athletes who compete in 17 varsity sports at the Division I
level. To join the Spartan Club or to learn more about its
effort on behalf of UNCG student-athletes, call 336-334-3576
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