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APPLES intern strikes the right cord with Carolina Meadows

Carolina’s Turner Medlicott is enjoying the opportunity to share his love of music with the residents of Carolina Meadows through an internship with the Music & Memory program By Johnny Andrews, University Communications This summer, a member of th …

Hiwot Ekuban: reflections on how service at Carolina led to a career helping others

By Hiwot A. Ekuban Before Carolina, my experiences with service were largely short-term endeavors, which I did in order to fulfill some sort of high school club requirement. However, as a soon-to-be Carolina alum, I can say with confidence that my phil …

Fourteenth class of UNC Buckley Public Service Scholars honored at graduation event

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will honor 307 seniors who dedicated themselves to service during their time at Carolina as Buckley Public Service Scholars (BPSS). Chancellor Carol Folt will address the group at a pre-grad …

Anna Agbe-Davies is preserving African-American women’s history through archaeology – one house at a time

By Becca Kronebusch For anthropology professor and Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar Anna Agbe-Davies, archaeology is not digging through dirt searching for bones. Her work at the Pauli Murray House in Durham has her preserving and contextualizing the chil …

Doing more: Zaynab Nasif’s journey through service-learning

By Catie Armstrong Zaynab Nasif, a senior global studies major from Raleigh, was already service-minded before she attended her first APPLES Service-Learning Alternative Spring Break trip in 2016. In high school, she was involved in service organizatio …

Tiffany Turner’s journey from needing food to a life passion for alleviating food insecurity

By Charlotte McArthur Most Mondays for the past four years, Tiffany Turner could be found sorting cans and packing food boxes at TABLE. She did this because alleviating food insecurity is a passion born from personal experience. Now a senior majoring i …

Individuals and organizations recognized at 2018 Public Service Awards

Seven individuals and two organizations were recognized for exemplary public service and engaged scholarship at the annual Public Service Awards hosted by the Carolina Center for Public Service.

Serving Latinx communities

Students from the Carolina Center for Public Service’s APPLES Service-Learning program spent their spring break in various communities around the country to see firsthand the range of issues impacting citizens. By Gladys Sanchez As a Latina, leading th …

Seeking better connection

For it to be — and do — any good, the relationship between a health-care provider and a patient must be built on trust. So, when Dr. Coretta Jenerette noticed that patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) — 98 percent of whom are African-American — were …

Passion for giving back connects student and alumnus on a common mission

By Catie Armstrong Teaching, research and SERVICE. That is the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s mission. A commitment to this mission is what Tori Dunlap, a first-year student, and alumnus Donald Ubell have in common. Since graduating from …