Private Giving in the News

Here are some pivotal gifts to Carolina that are having an impact on the life and work of the University today and will help ensure an even brighter tomorrow.

$18 million gift will transform entrepreneurship at UNC-Chapel Hill

The family of a fifth-generation North Carolina company has made an $18 million gift to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences to more than double the size of Carolina’…

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UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2016 Harvey Award funds projects focused on hunger and educational success for children in foster care

Faculty members from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and schools of medicine, education and social work will tackle the issues of local hunger…

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Six earn prestigious Massey Awards for outstanding service

Six employees have been selected by Chancellor Carol L. Folt to receive the 2017 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards, one of the most coveted distinctions earned by faculty and staff. “The exemplary peo…

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UNC Lineberger receives $4 million gift to support promising new cancer treatment

Alice Lehman of Charlotte has donated $4 million to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to fund the new cellular immunotherapy research program at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. UNC Lin…

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Carolina Women’s Leadership Council honors three UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members for excellence in mentoring

The Carolina Women’s Leadership Council honored three University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professors Feb. 24 for mentoring: Michele Tracy Berger, Mark Fraser and Gregory Forest. The Faculty Mentoring Aw…

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Ackland Art Museum receives largest gift ever–including seven Rembrandt drawings

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Ackland Art Museum has received its largest gift ever, donated from alumnus Sheldon Peck and his wife Leena—valued at $25 million. The unprecedented commitment…

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