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Eleventh class of Buckley Public Service Scholars honored at graduation event

Three hundred and six members of the class of 2015 were honored as Buckley Public Service Scholars (BPSS) May 8 at a pre-graduation ceremony in Memorial Hall, recognizing the scholars for their years of service at Carolina during their undergraduate ca …

First Arts in Public Service fellow graduates

By Janell Smith Aditi Borde ‘15, like 306 other seniors, will graduate as a Buckley Public Service Scholars on May 8. But Borde is different from the other scholars — she’s the only scholar to graduate from the program’s new Arts in Public Service Fell …

APPLES alum turned passion into career

From unc.edu When Shelley Gist was assigned as a sophomore to intern at the Carolina Women’s Center, she never knew how much the center and its mission to build gender equity would inspire her career. What began as a college internship of creating inno …

Bryan Social Innovation Fellowship FreshSpire awarded $10,000 for innovating social change

Shraddha Rathod, Hannah Sloan, Gabrielle Beaudry, Jennifer Wu, and Mona Amin (left to right), former students at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, developed a multifaceted notification system and mobile application to notify consume …

UNC honors 15 individuals and groups for public service

Public Service Award winners, from left, Hana Haidar, Kathleen Gray and Mike Smith at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, N.C. – Clean drinking water initiatives, cancer research programs and domestic violence prevention are s …

2015 APPLES Service-Learning Awards

By Janell Smith The APPLES Service-Learning program honored deserving UNC students, alumni, faculty and local community partners for their demonstrated desire to serve the public and make a difference throughout North Carolina communities and beyond. I …

APPLES Service-Learning turns 25

By BY Sofia Edelman, The Daily Tar Heel Coming from humble beginnings, APPLES has served the University and its community for the past quarter century. The service-learning organization, which celebrated its 25th anniversary this weekend, offers specia …

APPLES celebrates 25 years at UNC

By Janell Smith Twenty-six years ago, Tony Deifell and four other Carolina students (Mike Ulku-Steiner, Serena Wille, Kas Decarvahlo and Emily Lawson), saw the need for service experiences to be incorporated into their academic lives. As members of the …

Passion and dedication lead to Prevention through Education

By Laura Fisher For senior dental hygiene student Jaehee Yoo, giving back to the community is a refreshing and consistent part of her life. Yoo came to the United States from South Korea when she was eight, and wishes she had met older students to lear …

UNC-Chapel Hill named to 2014 President’s Honor Roll for community service

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has again been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction in General Community Service. The President’s Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition that …