Senior Alaina Plauche has heeded her own advice to future Tar Heels about studying abroad. This Carolina Covenant Scholar never could have imagined that her academic journey would take her to Bhutan, Spain, Uganda and Washington, D.C.
A new campus chapter of the Tri Alpha Honors Society recognizes and celebrates the academic achievements of first-generation undergraduate students, graduate students and even faculty and staff members who were the first in their families to attend college.
Cassandra R. Davis studies the impact of natural disasters on schools and communities. Now the public policy professor is turning her attention to the impact of another kind of disaster — a global pandemic — on first-generation college students.