The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Accolades, Awards, and Prizes

1951
Margaret Coit, ‘41
  • Won Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for her book John C.Calhoun: American Portrait
1983
Anne Pitoniak, ‘42
  • Nominated for Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in the play ‘night, Mother
1987
Peter Taylor, Faculty
  • Won Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel A Summons to Memphis
1994
Anne Pitoniak, ‘42
  • Nominated for Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in the play Picnic
2006
Claudia Emerson, MFA ‘91
  • Won Pultizer Prize for Poetry for her book of poems Late Wife
Beth Leavel, MFA '80
  • Won Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical in the play The Drowsy Chaperon