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

Paint and Numbers: Innovation abounds at PASC

East Carolina University

How do you study a graph if you can’t see it?

That’s the problem that faced East Carolina University students Lee Brame and Regan Simmer, his tutor at the Pirate Academic Success Center. The solution, it turned out, was puffy paint.

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NORTH CAROLINA CELEBRATES ACCESS WITH COLLEGE APPLICATION MONTH

Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, Winston-Salem State University

Five UNC institutions will waive application fees for a week

For North Carolina high school students, filling out college applications just got better.

The College Foundation... more

Latest News

NAA President Abdul Rasheed, center, and Barbara Sutton, director of the ECSU Office of Alumni Relations.

Alumni Present $400,000 Check for Fundraising Initiative

While Elizabeth City State University administrators, faculty, and staff are working to build a solid foundation for the future of the school, alumni are working hard to fill the classrooms with future Vikings.

 

Sadie is just one of the therapy dogs that makes the rounds at the Medical Center as part of the Tar Heal Paws program.

The Four-Legged Volunteer

When Sadie visits UNC Medical Center, it can take her a while to get from point A to point B. There is just something about Sadie that makes people want to stop and say hello.

 

NC Farm School graduate James Payne of Franklin County tends chickens now and plans to add pasture-raised pigs with guidance from NC Farm School.

NC Farm School Helps Aspiring Farmers Realize Dreams

James Payne has had two successful and rewarding careers, and now, with the help of NC Farm School, he’s put together a solid business plan that will allow him to launch a third one. This time, he wants to be a farmer.

 

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