College Application Week, 2019 Helps Students Navigate the Busy Season
Fermenting Revitalization on Main Street
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NC Beer is Hopping—Universities Give It Lift
Balancing the Load
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On Location for the Affordable Education Campaign
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UNC System, East Carolina University, Pitt County Government and Vidant Health reach agreement

CHAPEL HILL, NC - The UNC System, East Carolina University, Pitt County Government and Vidant Health have reached an agreement to resolve a pending lawsuit concerning the affiliation between the Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center. The UNC System and ECU filed the lawsuit in May after Vidant and Pitt County eliminated the authority of the UNC System’s Board of Governors to appoint nine of the 20 members of the Vidant Medical Center Board of Trustees.

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UNC Board of Governors Elects New Officers

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The University of North Carolina Board of Governors unanimously selected two new officers during a special called meeting of the board held today.

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UNC System Launches Statewide Affordable Education Campaign

CHAPEL HILL, NC – In the coming weeks, North Carolina residents will hear a lot more about the low cost of a college education in the state. On October 1, 2019, the UNC System launches a statewide, multimedia campaign to promote North Carolina’s public higher education affordability.  The campaign will specifically target disadvantaged communities in the state, using television commercials, targeted social media promotions, ads on streaming services and radio spots.

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