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Musical Empowerment Director Featured as “Hometown Hero”

September 25, 2018

In 2012, Musical Empowerment was accepted as one of the inaugural teams of the Campus Y’s CUBE social innovation incubator. During that first year, 12 Carolina students participated in Musical Empowerment. Today, the program supports more than 160 student-teacher pairs … Continued

CUBE Venture to Compete for $1 Million

September 13, 2018

STORY VIA UNC.EDU PHOTO VIA ELIZA HARRISON A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student startup will compete for $1 million in funding this weekend in New York City. Competing against five international teams for the Hult Prize — … Continued

GGYF Pre-Departure: Right on Time

September 11, 2018

The 2018-2019 Global Gap Year Fellowship cohort includes seven incoming first-year students and two rising juniors who will defer enrollment to gain experiential, global education that combines volunteer service, work, and international travel. The following post was written by Bridge … Continued

Global Gap Year Fellow To Provide Healthcare Abroad

September 5, 2018

STORY VIA The Gaston Gazette She’s taking a gap year before college to provide medical services in Africa and South America. Ameena Hester, 17, graduated from the Highland School of Technology in June. She’s been accepted to UNC Chapel Hill, … Continued