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Carolina Has Stellar Fundraising Year

Carolina Has Stellar Fundraising Year

  Ending fiscal year 2017, UNC fundraising has topped over 500 million dollars in pledges.  Some of the noteable gifts include: A $25 million gift of art and endowm…

#UNC17

#UNC17

Over 6,000 Tar Heel students gathered at Kenan Stadium on Mother's Day May 14 to hear words of encouragement from '01 alumnus Brooke Baldwin, a CNN anchor.  “Wherever you go, w…

University of National Champions (UNC)

University of National Champions  (UNC)

Redemption Tour Ends with a Win.  Tar Heels win their 6th National Championship with 71-65 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs on April 4th, 2017.   Click this link more deta…

Ackland Art Museum first at a public U.S. university to own a collection of drawings by Rembrandt

Ackland Art Museum first at a public U.S. university to own a collection of drawings by Rembrandt

Dr. Sheldon Peck ’63 and his wife, Leena made a 25 million dollar gift to the Ackland Museum in January 2017.  The gift included an 8 million dollar endowment for a new curator …

UNC joins the American Talent Initiative (ATI) as a founding member.

UNC joins the American Talent Initiative (ATI) as a founding member.

The American Talent Initiative (ATI) is a Bloomberg Philanthropies-supported collaboration dedicated to expanding opportunity and access for low- and moderate-income students. …

With win over Syracuse, Roy Williams reaches 800 career wins.

With win over Syracuse, Roy Williams reaches 800 career wins.

In the Dean Dome, Roy Williams becomes the second fastest coach to get to 800 career wins.  Adolph Rupp is the only coach to do it faster.  Click here to read more about this phe…

UNC Honors 21 Who Were First

UNC Honors 21 Who Were First

To Celebrate UNC's 223rd birthday this year (2016), Chancellor Carol L. Folt  spearheaded an initiative to name grants and fellowships to honor people who represent important fi…

Midland SC Native Hayley Carter '17 UNC Tennis Champion

Midland SC Native Hayley Carter '17 UNC Tennis Champion

Midlands Tar Heel Hayley Carter '17 became first UNC player to ever hold No. 1 ranking in both singles and doubles tennis, simultaneously.  She is the  2016 ACC Player of the Yea…

2016 US News and World Report Results are in..... (TOP 5!)

2016 US News and World Report Results are in..... (TOP 5!)

For the 16th year in a row, Carolina placed fifth among national public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings, published(Sept. 13…