N.C. History Series

Point of Contact

Douglass Payne '04 ('06 MAT)
Senior Coordinator of Alumni Education and Travel
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Douglass has served as coordinator of alumni education and travel since 2013. She enjoys playing her cello, traveling internationally, knitting and running in her free time. At home, Douglass excels as a gluten-free baker and at showering her daughter Millie and son Henry with love.

The GAA’s overwhelmingly popular N.C. History Series, taught by Freddie Kiger ’74, will take you to Carolina in your mind with a look at James Taylor, right on the bench as we recount the ’93 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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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. Listen to Freddie on our Hark the Sounds podcast or the Threads from the National Tapestry podcast.

Lecture Details

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

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.