Alumni & Friends

Graduate School establishes new mentoring professorship and student fellowship

Through the generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Harold E. Glass of Philadelphia, The Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has established a three-year term professorship for a faculty member and a corresponding fellowship for the graduate student the professor selects to mentor.
By |October 1st, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends, Campus News|Tags: , |

Making a Difference: GEAB 2013-2014

The Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) supports The Graduate School and the University through proactive advocacy and generating funds for graduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During the fall 2013 GEAB meeting, Chancellor Carol L. Folt (pictured right) shared her perspective on the importance of graduate education at Carolina […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: , |

Remembering and reconnecting

Even though I was a graduate student many years ago, I still remember those days vividly and with a sense of pride in what I accomplished. When I meet graduate alumni, at Carolina and beyond, they also talk about their graduate student days with a sense of achievement. Whether you completed a master’s degree […]

By |February 27th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends, From the Dean||

Alumni Focus: David Csizmadia

David Csizmadia

Founder/Owner, Partner Communications
Master’s Degree in Speech Communication (Note: The departments of Speech Communication and Radio, Television and Motion Pictures were combined in 1993 to create the Department of Communication Studies)

Please share the factors and/or people that (who) inspired you to pursue your area of graduate study.

I was inspired by one person in particular […]

By |February 27th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: |

And the winner is….

As you may remember, a few months ago, The Graduate School sent out a call for help from current UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students in naming our revamped multimedia publication, which you are now reading! We received scores of suggestions, with entries ranging from What in Tar Nation?! to The Rameses Reader. The editors had […]

By |February 25th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends, Campus News||

Send us back to Carolina past

We know you have them. Tucked away in a closet or in that storage chest you hardly ever open are photos from your days as a graduate student at Carolina. We want to see them — dated hairstyles, interesting fashion choices and all.

Our recent survey of alumni readers told us that you’d like to […]

By |December 1st, 2013|Categories: Alumni & Friends, Campus News||

Alumni Focus: Walter O. Farabee

Walter O. Farabee

Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise Coordinator for the City of Winston-Salem
Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning, Concentration in Housing and Community Development

Please share the factors and/or people that (who) inspired you to pursue your area of graduate study.

I have always been interested in the development of cities and urban neighborhoods. Growing […]

By |December 1st, 2013|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: |

Making a Difference: GEAB 2012-2013

The Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) assists The Graduate School and the University through proactive advocacy and generating funds for graduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Members of the board are appointed based on their distinguished character and leadership, a belief in the importance of graduate education at Carolina, […]

By |April 10th, 2013|Categories: Alumni & Friends||

Making a Difference: The Gift of Time

Harold Glass

When meeting the refined professional that Harold Glass is today, it’s hard to picture him as a young man in a hard hat and work boots, laboring at a construction site on a hot, summer day.

Today, Glass is a Professor of Health Policy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and Senior […]

By |April 10th, 2013|Categories: Alumni & Friends||