Three UNC students are being recognized by the National Security Education Program with Boren Awards, which support fields of study identified as critical to the national security of the United States, particularly language study.
By working in labs and Carolina’s makerspaces, graduating senior Abigail Gancz spent four years exploring and redefining her career path.
A member of the first cohort of the Carolina Center for Public Service’s MacDonald Community Service Scholars program, graduating senior Hanan Alazzam, a biology major, has spent more than 1,000 of hours over the past three years putting others before herself.
Randi Thompson will graduate from Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in public policy and a minor in social and economic justice. In doing so, she will become the first person in her family to graduate from college.
Graduating senior Kolby Hunter, an exercise and sport science major, overcame many obstacles on his journey to Carolina. With the help of University support programs, he thrived on his way to a college degree.
When Summer Bridge Program Coordinator Euna Victoria Chavis walks across the stage to receive her master’s of social work degree in May, she’ll be thinking of four other UNC-Chapel Hill students who will receive their undergraduate degrees then, too.
Carolina senior and decorated military veteran Zac Rhyner urges students to step outside their comfort zones in pursuit of their dreams. Decorated military veteran Zac Rhyner ’19 is the recipient of three Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star and the Air Force Cross. He has been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan six times and been involved in humanitarian relief efforts in … Continued