N.C. History Series

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  • George Watts Hill Alumni Center, 106 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill Directions

The GAA’s overwhelmingly popular N.C. History Series, taught by Freddie Kiger ’74, is filled with a look at the University from 1835-60, a haunted North Carolina, the ’82 basketball championship season and more. Explore with us the issues and events that define us as a state. Lectures are held in the George Watts Hill Alumni Center’s Royall Room from 7-9 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).

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Tuition: $35 per lecture; GAA members pay only $20 per lecture

June 22 | Andy Griffith Show – Waitlist only
June 29 | Ironclads: Ablemarle and Neuse

GAA member discount only pertains to the member. If you are a member and your spouse/guest is not a member, your spouse/guest tuition must be at the standard rate. The GAA verifies membership prior to final processing.

Refunds for lectures: 
Tuition is fully refundable for any cancellation made three weeks prior to the lecture. Any cancellation after that time is subject to a 50 percent fee. No tuition is refunded if the cancellation is made within 24 hours of the lecture.

Changing lectures: We will be happy to accommodate lecture change requests made within five business days prior to the lecture.

Lecture dates may change due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled date, tuition will be refunded in full.

Lecturer: Freddie Kiger ’74 (’77 MAT)

Fred Kiger portrait head shotFreddie leads our North Carolina History Series. Freddie has over 30 years of teaching experience and has two degrees from UNC, a bachelor’s in history and a master of arts in teaching with an emphasis in history.

Point of Contact

Catherine Nichols '89
Senior Coordinator of Faculty Relations and Travel
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Catherine joined the GAA in Sept. 2016. She loves connecting faculty with alumni and the community. As an alumna of UNC and native of Chapel Hill, she’s thrilled to represent UNC and the alumni community through her work. Catherine enjoys spending time on campus with her family and traveling at any opportunity. She also enjoys movies, biking and reading.