MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony with Ben Jealous

January 22, 2019

The MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony will feature Ben Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP, as the keynote speaker, as well as presentations for the UNC MLK Student Scholarship and Unsung Heroes awards. Ben Jealous is a renowned activist, civil … Continued

Carolina Celebrates the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21, 2019

Written by Emilie Poplett, University Communications, Monday, January 21st, 2019   The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at a banquet on Jan. 20, kicking off Carolina’s annual MLK Week of Celebration. The … Continued

MLK Banquet and Lecture Highlight Week of Events at Carolina

January 8, 2019

MLK Celebration Week begins with the 34th annual University/Community Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet and Award Presentation, hosted by the MLK Jr. Corporation, in partnership with UNC’s Office for Diversity & Inclusion. This year’s MLK Banquet will feature speaker … Continued

UndocuCarolina Ally Training 101

January 8, 2019

In a large classroom at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Student Union, Carolina faculty and staff members approach each other, clutching bingo sheets. “Do you know what ‘TPS’ means?” asks one participant. Her colleague responds, “It stands for ‘Temporary Protected Status’ and refers … Continued

Plans Underway for Project Uplift’s 50th Anniversary

December 7, 2018

  PLANS UNDERWAY FOR PROJECT UPLIFT’S 50th ANNIVERSARY For nearly 50 years, Project Uplift has enabled high-achieving rising high school seniors to experience college life on Carolina’s campus. Each summer, between 1,000 and 2,000 participants live on campus for three … Continued