Nov. 22, 2017
Spencer Cooke had seen a Carolina class ring many times before getting his own. He said the pharmacist in his hometown of Kenansville, Amos Q. “Doc” Brinson Jr. ’73, “wears his most of the time....Read More
Aug. 24, 2017
The GAA-sponsored group that plans and promotes Homecoming activities for students has received a national award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The UNC Homecoming Committee was named the Outstanding Emerging Student...Read More
Every day, the GAA serves students, but the beginning of the school year is especially packed with programs and opportunities.
Nearly 6,000 students are now members of the GAA’s student membership program, representing a record, and a number of them helped welcome Carolina students and their families to campus in August. Opening events included a welcome dinner at Rams Head co-sponsored with Student Affairs; support of Fall Fest, which is a pan-University after-dark gathering held the first Sunday students are on campus; a GAA Breezeway Breakfast on the first day of classes; and a student membership barbecue that served more than 1,000 students in the Pit.
In addition to offering benefits to student members, including special programming and events, the GAA offers sponsorship and support to several student organizations: the Clef Hangers, an all-male a cappella singing group, and the Loreleis, an all-female group, both sponsored by the GAA; the Order of the Bell Tower; and the senior class marshals.
Also, about six incoming students a year benefit from the GAA Scholars program, established in 2001 with a $500,000 scholarship endowment that provides the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid a means to help attract top students.
Next week is full for GAA student members:
Details about the GAA student membership program are available online.