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NC high schoolers empowered to be “catalysts” at weekend conference

February 18, 2019

This past weekend UNC Catalyst Conference welcomed one hundred North Carolina high school students onto campus to interact with social justice issues. Through high-energy workshops, interactive discussions, and leadership trainings, Catalyst counselors empowered students to see themselves as “catalysts” for … Continued

Emily Venturi Named Schwarzman Scholar

December 11, 2018

Congratulations to Emily Venturi, a 2018 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Campus Y alum, who has been selected for the Schwarzman Scholars program. This innovative master’s degree program supports study at China’s prestigious Tsinghua … Continued

New Committee Gives Children Time to Shine

October 17, 2018

Tucked away in Swain Hall’s corner black box theater, children are sitting in a circle, jumping up one by one and shouting their names during a game of “Popcorn.” They’re introducing themselves, moving their bodies, and expressing their joy at … Continued

Best Buddies Making News

October 17, 2016

The Daily Tar Heel featured Campus Y committee Best Buddies today, highlighting the way the organization pairs volunteers with community members in one-on-one partnerships based on friendship. Since it’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it’s an especially good time to … Continued

Empty Bowls Returns to Chapel Hill

October 13, 2016

By Emory Nager The Campus Y Committee Tar Heel TABLE fights food insecurity in the local Chapel Hill/Carrboro community, working closely with TABLE NC, which helps provide local hungry children with food. TABLE is holding an event called Empty Bowls at Weaver Street Market … Continued

DTH Covers the Charlotte Protests

September 27, 2016

Charlotte continues to see scores of protestors flooding its streets following the death of Keith Lamont Scott as a result of a fatal gunshot wound from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Officer Brentley Vinson last week. Scott is the latest in a … Continued

Hunger Lunch Partners with So Good Pupusas

September 16, 2016

Hunger Lunch, held on Wednesdays at UNC, helps fund community development projects all over the world by Nourish-UNC, a student-run nonprofit dedicated to social justice. Now CUBE venture So Good Pupusas is providing the food. Read all about it here.

Campus Y End-of-Year Celebration: A Big Hit

May 12, 2016

UNC seniors, families, and alumni gathered in the Anne Queen Lounge on May 7th to commemorate their time spent in the Campus Y. Director of Alumni Engagement Sean Petersen and Y Director Richard Harrill thanked them for their hours of … Continued