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Summer 2017

Thirteenth class of Buckley Public Service Scholars recognized at graduation event

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Two hundred and fifty seniors, all who dedicated themselves to service during their time at UNC, were honored as Buckley Public Service Scholars May 12 at a pre-graduation ceremony in Memorial Hall. Read more

Carolina honors nine individuals and groups for public service

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Community-based services for the elderly, pro bono legal assistance and a refugee health program were some of the projects recognized at UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2017 Public Service Awards celebration. Read more

APPLES Course Development Grant enhances filmmaking class

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Rachel Schaevitz wanted students to work with real-world clients while creating media in public service. Through an APPLES course development grant, her film production class paired with university departments to create teaching tool videos for K-12 and community college classrooms. Read more

12 Tar Heels, 12 hours, one disaster relief trip to help rebuild a community

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Becca Bender travelled to Lumberton, North Carolina with 11 members of the UNC community to provide continued assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. See how the eye-opening experience impacted Bender. Read more

Community Engagement Fellow advocates for sexual violence survivors

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Anole Halper, a graduate student in social work and public health, knows that sexual violence traumatizes survivors and negatively impacts their health. That knowledge led Halper to develop a trauma-informed care (TIC) training program for healthcare providers. Read more

Murdock family funds alternative break experience

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When Bryan Murdock ’99 and his wife Laura considered making a gift to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Carolina Center for Public Service was a natural choice. Read more

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CCPS In The News

Battle Grove serves as a model for living-learning lab
Summer meal program feeds students
Brian Murdock and Jesse White join Board of Visitors


July 14:
Service-Learning Initiative applications close


July 14 – Sept. 1:
First-Year Service Corps applications


Aug. 7 – Sept. 8:
Community partner spring internship applications


Aug. 16 – Sept. 18:
Buckley Public Service Scholars graduate assistant applications


Aug. 18 – Oct. 23:
Bryan Fellowship applications


Aug. 18 – Sept. 30:
Buckley Public Service Scholars enrollment


Aug. 22 – Sept. 18:
Alternative Fall Break applications

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