Arts & Sciences Foundation
At Carolina, approximately 20 percent of undergraduates are first-generation college students. Those students are twice as likely as other students to leave college before the start of their second year. Sunny and Lee Burrows hope to change that. The couple recently established the Lookout Scholars First-Generation Students Fund to create a learning community that will provide support for such students … Continued
An $18 million gift from three alumni siblings of the Shuford family of Hickory, North Carolina, will more than double the size of the nationally ranked undergraduate entrepreneurship program based in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences.
The family of a fifth-generation North Carolina company has made an $18 million gift to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences to more than double the size of Carolina’s nationally recognized undergraduate entrepreneurship program.
Distinguished service awards were presented to former College of Arts & Sciences Dean Karen Gil and Alumna Barbara Hyde at a meeting of the Arts and Foundation Board of Directors on May 3.
Donna Sorgi ’69 has honored her Carolina experience and a special professor and mentor with her recent bequest to her alma mater. Sorgi and her husband, David Bernstein, have chosen to leave their legacy with Carolina by making a planned gift to the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) founded by Professor Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. “Carolina meant a … Continued
A desire to support and value the pursuit of equity in the liberal arts inspired a gift to encourage diversity in the field of philosophy, on campus and beyond. Robert Balter, who died in 2007, was honored by his daughter, Rebecca Balter, and widow, Katherine Seligmann, with the Balter Fund for Quality, Diversity and Inclusiveness in Philosophy. This fund pays … Continued
The dedication of Hill Hall Feb. 8 celebrated the changes 18 months and $15 million of private gifts had brought to the department of music building, which turns 100 this year.