Media Center

 

The UNC Media Center provides central access to all published feature stories, system news, and press releases. Our archive holds a great deal of information about the accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Feature Stories

We’re proud of the work of our 17 campuses and affiliate institutions in providing the best possible instruction, research, and outreach to benefit the state and beyond. Take a look at some of the stories highlighting system accomplishments, initiatives, and people.

Across the System News

Read news from across the UNC system that reflects institutional priorities.

Press Releases

View our most recent announcements and access the press release archives.

Connect

Call or email the Communications staff to submit a media inquiry or interview request or ask us about a story published on our website.

Top Stories

2018 Holshouser Award Winners Wolfram and Westling

UNC System Announces Two Winners of the 2018 Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 9, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, NC - Two UNC System faculty members received the 2018 Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service: Dr. David Westling, from Western Carolina University... more

Dr. Greg Lester, executive director of academic advising and student success at Appalachian State University, outside the Office of Student Success. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Student success at Appalachian — early intervention is key

Appalachian State University

As an undergraduate student, Greg Lester was falling behind at the University of Kentucky (UK) in the 1990s.

Dr. Greg Lester ’98 M.A., executive director of academic advising and student success at Appalachian State University, said... more

Latest News

Officials with the “Growing Outdoors” project believe Western North Carolina has the natural assets to lead the outdoor industry in the eastern U.S.

WCU joins regional partners in grant-funded ‘Growing Outdoors’ project

Western Carolina University has joined a regional collaborative that plans to use a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to boost an already thriving Western North Carolina outdoor recreation industry to an even higher level.

 

UNC System, NC Community College System Receive Grant to Support Adult Students

CHAPEL HILL, NC - The University of North Carolina System and NC Community College System have been awarded a $552,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to support adults who want to earn college degrees, certificates, and other quality credentials....

 

N.C. A&T CoST Awarded $1.3 million from NIH for Biomedical Graduate Training

N.C. A&T CoST Awarded $1.3 million from NIH for Biomedical Graduate Training

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Oct. 4, 2018) -- North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s College of Science and Technology (CoST) has been selected for the Bridges to the Doctorate research training award of $1.3 million over a five-...

 

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