Khristopher Lane had his eyes set on a career in the Army since he was a child. When that goal came to an abrupt halt because of a medical condition, he was forced to shift gears. Through C-STEP and Carolina, the graduating senior found a path to a new career in biomedical engineering.
Congratulations seniors! We celebrate your accomplishments as we mark Spring Commencement on May 14. Stay tuned to the College website all week as we publish profiles on some of our stellar spring graduates.
Nearly 6,200 Tar Heels celebrated their graduation at Sunday’s Spring Commencement, where keynote speaker Frank Bruni challenged the Class of 2022 to choose happiness and count their blessings. Bruni encouraged the new alumni to exercise ‘a special kind of wisdom.’
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.
Senior Daniel Wood has spent the past four years as one of the most recognizable Tar Heels on campus without anybody knowing it was him. Ahead of his graduation this weekend, get to know the student behind Rameses.
Graduating senior Hannah King grew up on a sheep farm in rural North Carolina, and when she got to Chapel Hill, she realized there was a high-profile role that she was perfectly qualified for: caring for Rameses XXII.