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Carolina Forum: Celebrating Ramadan

March 31, 2022

At sundown on April 1, millions of Muslims around the globe will begin observing Ramadan, a holy month of fasting, prayers, introspection and familial connection. There are over two billion Muslims in the world — and several hundred of them…read more about Carolina Forum: Celebrating Ramadan

Message from the CDO: We will not be intimidated

March 3, 2022

Dear Carolina Community, March has not begun quietly. For the past several days we have all been riveted by the situation in Ukraine, the loss of innocent life, and our fears about what this might mean for global security in…read more about Message from the CDO: We will not be intimidated

Women’s Voices at Carolina

March 1, 2022

Women’s History Month is celebrated during March in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. The monthly recognition originated with the first International Women’s Day in 1911. In 1978, the school district of Sonoma, California held a Women’s History Week,…read more about Women’s Voices at Carolina

Black Voices at Carolina

February 7, 2022

The history of Black Americans is one that is riddled with plight. Since 1619, the very people who contributed to the success of this nation have been subjected to suffering, unfathomable cruelty and inequity. While the Civil Rights Movement of…read more about Black Voices at Carolina

Message from the CDO: Recognizing and Celebrating the Contributions of Black Americans

February 7, 2022

“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” – Thurgood Marshall Dear Carolina Community: Black History Month is a time to reflect upon the collective experiences of Black people who have contributed to the…read more about Message from the CDO: Recognizing and Celebrating the Contributions of Black Americans

Black History Month 2022 at Carolina

February 1, 2022

  Black History Month has been celebrated in the United States as far back as 1926 when American historian Carter G. Woodson established the commemoration to honor the contributions made to our nation by people of African descent. The second…read more about Black History Month 2022 at Carolina

MLK Lecture & Awards Ceremony and University/Community MLK Memorial Banquet POSTPONED

January 18, 2022

Inclement weather and COVID-19 concerns have forced the postponement of the University/Community MLK Memorial Banquet and the MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony, the two highlight MLK Week of Celebration events. The 41st Annual MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony, featuring keynote…read more about MLK Lecture & Awards Ceremony and University/Community MLK Memorial Banquet POSTPONED

Message from the CDO: New Beginnings and Taking the First Step

January 13, 2022

  “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” —Martin Luther King   Dear Carolina Community, Happy New Year! The start of a new year provides an opportunity for…read more about Message from the CDO: New Beginnings and Taking the First Step