Nov. 20, 2017
Alexander Peeples, a senior, and Shauna Rust ’16 have been named recipients of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship, which supports graduate studies in Ireland. Peeples and Rust — who are the University’s sixth and seventh...Read More
Nov. 16, 2017
Four alumni have been honored with the William Richardson Davie Award, the UNC trustees’ highest honor for service, for 2017. The recipients are: • Alston Gardner ’77, a North Carolina native whose service has included...Read More
April 7, 2017
The Black Alumni Reunion, the largest GAA-sponsored affinity group, has received a University award for the group’s efforts to support diversity. UNC’s unit of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs presented the Black Alumni Reunion with a...Read More
Six employees of the University have been selected for the 2017 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards, one of the most coveted distinctions earned by faculty and staff.
The late C. Knox Massey ’25 of Durham created the awards in 1980 to recognize “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions” by University employees. In 1984, he joined the families of his son, Knox Massey Jr. ’59, and daughter, Kay Massey Weatherspoon, to create the Massey-Weatherspoon fund. Income from the fund supports the Massey Awards and Carolina Seminars. Due to endowment growth, the 2017 Massey Award winners each will receive a $10,000 stipend, an increase of $2,500 over previous years.
This year’s recipients, chosen from campus-wide nominations, are: