“My grandmother always drilled into me that women need to be strong, and the way she thought of being strong is education. You’ve got to have an education. You’ve got to have your own job. You’ve got to stand on your own feet.”
“I wanted to be a part of this history,” he said about joining the lineage of Dean Smith, Bill Guthridge and Roy Williams as Carolina’s head men’s basketball coach.
In a life defined by her love of books, The Night Before Christmas holds a special meaning for Elinor Dixon Hawkins ’50 that extends well beyond the holiday season.
“I tell people all the time what a beautiful thing it is to have it…