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University/Community MLK Memorial Banquet

February 20, 2022

  (This event was originally scheduled for January 16 but was postponed due to concerns about inclement weather creating power outages and internet interruption) The University/Community MLK Memorial Banquet features a keynote speaker, entertainment, the presentation of the MLK/Edith Wiggins … Continued

Virtual IME: Connections and Counsel

January 25, 2022

This event is for 1st and 2nd-year graduate students. Come get to know your peers and hear words of wisdom from seasoned scholars! The first half of the event will consist of a speed-friending mixer, where you will be randomly sorted into … Continued

Nominations Open for 2022 Diversity Awards

January 10, 2022

Dear Carolina Community, It is that time of year again where we recognize people and groups that have given their time and effort to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community. This work continues to … Continued

Alumni Spotlight: Samuel Ndukwe

January 10, 2022

Samuel Ndukwe is a first-generation Nigerian-American that accepts every challenge that comes his way. Growing up as a minority in his hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina was not easy, nor was the path to excellence and achievement straightforward. He learned … Continued

Alumni Spotlight: Shannon Ross

November 5, 2021

Shannon Ross has taken pride in her Lumbee-American Indian culture and self-identity since she was young. Growing up in an American Indian neighborhood, surrounded by people from the same cultural background, made her grateful to be a Native. The tight-knit … Continued

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