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Diversity Spotlight: Katelyn Brown-Gomez

June 3, 2021

In Hayesville, North Carolina, the sleepy mountain town where Katelyn Brown-Gomez grew up, there was a startling lack of diversity. “Two hours from everywhere” is how the townspeople described their locale, because of its two-hour proximity to Asheville, Knoxville, Chattanooga … Continued

Acknowledging the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder

May 24, 2021

Dear Carolina Community, A year ago, George Floyd was senselessly murdered by a Minneapolis police officer who defiantly pinned him to the ground for 9 minutes and 29 seconds* with his knee pressing into Mr. Floyd’s neck despite his choked … Continued

2021 Diversity Award Winners Announced

May 8, 2021

  Ten individuals and two groups have been named winners of the 2021 Diversity Awards, which recognize individuals and groups who have given their time and effort to further diversity, equity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community. … Continued

2021 Harvey Beech Scholarship Winners Named

April 29, 2021

Two sophomores and a junior have been chosen as 2021 Harvey Beech Scholarship winners. Named for the late Harvey Beech, the first African-American student to graduate from UNC, the Harvey Beech Scholarship is awarded annually to UNC-Chapel Hill sophomores and … Continued