Royster Society

Doctoral students from King’s College London travel to UNC-Chapel Hill for inaugural Royster Global event

Doctoral students from King’s College London will soon travel to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to discuss graduate education in a global context with Carolina doctoral students.

The Royster Society of Fellows at 20

Interdisciplinary fellowships help doctoral students reach their highest levels of achievement
By |September 7th, 2016|Categories: Alumni & Friends, Campus News|Tags: , |

Learning from each other

“I’ve always been interested in reaching across disciplinary boundaries,” says new Royster Distinguished Professor Marsha Collins. She shares her enthusiasm for the interdisciplinary Royster Society, as well as her belief in the uplifting power of education.

Mentoring from the start

This year, 43 Royster Fellows, members of The Graduate School’s select fellowship program, have been paired with 62 Carolina Covenant Scholars, undergraduates from low-income backgrounds who have been admitted to Carolina and have the opportunity to graduate debt-free.

Collins is appointed Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education

Marsha Collins has been appointed the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education.

Lead plaintiff in Blackhorse v. Pro-Football Inc. to give keynote address at April 1 Native Leaders Symposium

“Historical Trauma and Healing: the Fourth Annual Native Leaders Symposium” will be held April 1 at the Carolina Inn, and the public is invited to attend.

UNC community campaign redefines public opinion of mental health

Stigma Free Carolina, a UNC-Chapel Hill community campaign now in its second year, and The Graduate School will host “Redefining Mental Health – An Expert Panel Event” on Oct. 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The “Redefining Mental Health” panel will discuss reducing public and personal stigma toward mental health concerns and treatment. The […]

Meet the newest Roysters

Learn about the life experiences that shaped them and the reasons they chose Carolina.
By |September 11th, 2015|Categories: Campus News|Tags: |

Nominations open for Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professorship for Graduate Education. This term professorship recognizes the contributions of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Royster, the founders and benefactors of The Graduate School’s Royster Society of Fellows.

This interdisciplinary fellowship program has made […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Categories: Campus News|Tags: |

Carolina Covenant celebrates first decade

Royster Society mentoring program helps Covenant Scholars see possibilities of graduate school
The Carolina Covenant promises, and provides, a debt-free undergraduate education to talented students from low-income families. Covenant Scholars may not want to stop once they have their bachelor’s degree in hand, but keep on striving for a master’s degree, or even a Ph.D. […]

By |November 25th, 2014|Categories: Campus News|Tags: |