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

Black Alumni Reunion Connects Alumni and Students

December 7, 2018

The Black Alumni Reunion (BAR), held Nov. 1-4, featured numerous events during which friendships were renewed and opportunities to support the next generation of students were provided. Among them were the Light on the Hill Society Scholarship Awards Gala, a … Continued