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An unexpected path

December 9, 2022

Three years after applying for C-STEP as a Guilford Community College student, Gerson Aguilera is now just a few days away from becoming the first in his family to graduate from college.

Stepping outside her comfort zone

December 7, 2022

Jeliyah “Liyah” Clark is among the first students from the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program to graduate with a doctoral degree. She will become a double Tar Heel at Winter Commencement on Sunday.

Preparing for the next step

December 5, 2022

Graduating senior Meghan Paschall has spent her time at Carolina studying science and working as a CNA in UNC Hospitals to prepare herself for a future career in medicine.

Serving his country and Carolina

December 5, 2022

When senior Tyler Vaughan graduates this month, he will do so as a newly commissioned Marine second lieutenant and a new dad.

Dream job, dream degree

December 5, 2022

Carolina has helped Angela Nguyen realize her career and academic goals. At age 45, this first-generation college student will walk across the Winter Commencement stage, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies.

Meet a 2021 winter graduate: Elliot Carey

December 8, 2021

Winter graduate Elliot Carey found his true passion for social work by serving his local community through volunteering with the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem program. Learn more about this Carolina senior and read one of his poems.

Sharing Black history and culture

December 6, 2021

Senior Saskia Staimpel has expanded her interests in Black student activism through undergraduate research and a fellowship at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.