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Celebrating Communities

September 22, 2021

Carolina alum and donor Dwight Jacobs ’87 is a co-chair, along with Johanna Karas ’91, of the ACRED American Indian Subcommittee. A native of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Jacobs is a certified public accountant and currently serves as senior vice president, … Read more

Meet ACRED’s New Chair

September 14, 2021

A former teacher, school principal and director, Dr. Virginia Cárdenas worked with K-12 schools throughout North Carolina for more than 30 years. Cárdenas has dedicated herself personally and professionally to the work of school transformation, language acquisition and support of … Read more

The History behind Indigenous Peoples’ Day

November 20, 2019

Indigenous Peoples’ Day came about as an alternative to Columbus Day in the late 1980s. It is a holiday that aims to celebrate Native Americans and indigenous populations across the United States. The holiday, celebrated Oct. 14, is gaining popularity … Read more

Meet Carolina’s Newest Class

November 20, 2019

This fall, Carolina welcomed 5,002 students as members of the entering class of 2019. They included 4,182 first-year and 820 transfer students ready to grow, learn and make each other better. Students were selected from 47,940 applicants, a 14th consecutive … Read more

Inclusion in Journalism

November 5, 2019

The UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media has proudly announced its new affiliation with the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting. The society is named after Ida B. Wells, a pioneering black investigative journalist in the late 19th … Read more

Carolina Covenant Comes Full Circle

November 5, 2019

High school counselor Jessica Redmond ’13 gives back every day through her chosen career. Her own high school counselor encouraged Jessica to apply to UNC-Chapel Hill, but with two siblings already in college, she wasn’t sure her family could afford … Read more

Carrying the Torch

November 5, 2019

Jacky Zheng ’19 hadn’t been born when his parents emigrated from China to the small town of Perry, New York, but he was one of the reasons they risked the trip. Like so many parents, the Zhengs hoped to provide … Read more