Author: Staff

College adviser Cierra Harris works with her students at J.F. Webb High School
March 26, 2020

Working With High School Juniors

Cierra Harris, college adviser at J. F. Webb High School in Granville County, writes about the importance of preparing high school juniors for their senior year.

Photo of a laptop and a person writing on a piece of paper on a table. Photo is from Unsplash: jacqueline-kelly-PeUJyoylfe4
March 16, 2020

Tips for Students to Prepare for Online Learning

How are faculty and students preparing to be successful in the new online environment in which we find ourselves? With much work happening behind the scenes on the faculty side, we want to be sure that students are preparing on their side too. Check out these tips for students.

Person with green hair standing in front of a heavily stickered door
March 16, 2020

WKNC General Manager Named to National Board

Laura Mooney, a third-year student studying social work and the general manager for the campus radio station WKNC 88.1 FM HD-1/HD-2, was elected to a one-year term on the College Broadcasters, Inc. board of directors.

March 3, 2020

Fredericks nominated as Luminary

Shawn Fredericks, a fourth-year student studying international studies, was among 11 individuals recognized across campus during Black History Month celebrations.

Students walk down stairs in Talley Student Union during DASA orientation
March 3, 2020

Student Emergency Fund Continues to Help Students Thrive

Since its establishment in 2018, the Student Emergency Fund has made over 150 grants, totaling about $70,000. With donor support, the fund will continue to ensure that no student has to choose between addressing an unexpected hardship and staying enrolled in school.

Courtney Hughes meets with a student
February 26, 2020

New Fellowships Office Serves All Students

The newly created University Fellowships Office, led by Courtney Hughes, will offer both graduate and undergraduate students support in pursuing prestigious external awards, like Fulbright Fellowships or Goldwater Scholarships.