Making Spirits Bright

UNC System Holiday Traditions Catamounts are a rare breed, even in the most remote of locations, but experts are confident that, on Thanksgiving Day, 2019, more than 500 of them will gather at the corner of 77th St. and Central Park West. From there, they’ll wind their way downtown for more than two and a …

UNCG awarded $6.1 million from Dept. of Education

UNC Greensboro announced that the School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $6.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The funding, administered through the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program, provides a teaching residency for 80 master’s-degree-level students, multiple professional development programs, and training for teachers so they can develop ways to integrate …

Minority faculty visit Brody for mentorship, publishing guidance

Seven underrepresented minority in medicine (URMM) junior faculty members from family medicine departments across the nation spent several days at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine for mentorship in scholarship and manuscript writing. The writing skills workshop for underrepresented minorities in medicine was part of a yearlong faculty development program and was funded with a grant …

UNCW Receives $10 Million Gift, Largest in University History, to Establish New School

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has received a $10 million gift commitment from alumnus David Congdon ’78, and his wife, Helen. This represents the largest outright gift commitment in university history; with it, UNCW will establish the “David S. Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics and Information Systems,” supporting these programs within the …

Progress for new nursing, sciences building

A significant milestone has been reached in the construction of the new Nursing and Instructional Building (NIB) on the UNC Greensboro campus – the project has surpassed the halfway mark in the timeline for completion. This achievement was highlighted by a recent visit to the site by UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. “It’s …

ECU College of Nursing poised to improve rural access to health care with new $2.8 million grant

Thanks to new grant funding, graduates from several ECU College of Nursing departments will be poised to provide health care that makes a big difference in small communities. The four-year, $2.79 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded to the College of Nursing promises to transform the advanced practice registered …

Aggie Computer Scientists Win 2019 Black Enterprise BE SMART Hackathon

Students in the College of Engineering at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University placed first against 12 other historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the Black Enterprise 2019 BE SMART Hackathon, winning the event for the third time since its inception. “Our computer science students are some of the best prepared in the …

Criminal justice students participate in active shooter exercise

For 23 students in Western Carolina University’s criminal justice program, the opportunity to participate as crisis actors in a multi-agency active shooter response training exercise was a chance to help and learn. The exercise was conducted Friday, Aug. 30, by the U.S. Marshals Service at the federal courthouse in Asheville. Neighboring streets were closed and …

Coverage, From Manteo to Murphy

UNC-TV Keeps the State Informed During Emergency Situations At the center of UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina’s logo is a curious medallion: two sets of parallel lines appear to spin outward from a circular center. It doesn’t take much of an imaginative leap to see its abstract resemblance to a hurricane. In fact, the design …

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