In addition to claiming the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, one of the Southeast's premier venues for national touring music acts and regional sporting events, the city welcomed the $80-million Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts in 2020.
Easy to Reach
With three major train lines running from New York to New Orleans, and 60 direct daily flights to most U.S. cities from Piedmont Triad International Airport, getting in and out of Greensboro is a breeze.
1.5 Million (and 110,000)
Those are the respective totals of residents and college students in the area known as the Triad, a nearly 6,000-square-mile stretch connecting Greensboro with Winston-Salem and High Point.
Guilford students have access to a wealth of service opportunities. Helping underserved people through immersive co-curricular programs, students' experiences extend beyond traditional community service.
An ever-expanding dining scene draws culinary excellence and cuisines from around the globe, showing there's no shortage of places to grab an incredible bite in Greensboro.
The Gate City
Greensboro acquired its nickname for its role as a transportation hub in the 1840s. Today, many top-tier businesses are rooted here for the city's central locale, roughly halfway between Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.