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University proclamation recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 11, 2021

University leaders and the UNC American Indian Center issued a proclamation today recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The proclamation acknowledges that the University is built on the homelands and villages of the region’s Indigenous peoples — historically … Continued

Alumni Spotlight: Jackie Cerón Hernández

October 8, 2021

Jackie Cerón Hernández grew up in a diverse and cultured community. Her childhood began in Estado de Mexico until her family moved to Durham, NC when she was 10 years old. With such a big adjustment at a young age, Jackie came to America embracing new opportunities. Being a minority was not easy. However, it did not deter Jackie … Continued