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Meet the Campus Y’s 2020-2021 Bridge Year Fellows

August 17, 2020

If you could dedicate a year between your sophomore and junior years to do public service where would you go? What would you do? In partnership with Meantime Coffee Co., the Campus Y is proud to support two Bridge Year … Continued

UNC Global Gap Year Fellows to serve in U.S. this fall

June 12, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the UNC Global Gap Year Fellowship (GGYF) will restructure its 2020-2021 programming and support nine Global Gap Year Fellows and two Bridge Year Fellows as they pursue domestic service opportunities. Although Fellows won’t be able to go … Continued

Campus Y sends off 2019-2020 Global Gap Year Fellows

July 23, 2019

On Saturday, July 20, the Campus Y’s newest cohort of Global Gap Year Fellows concluded their two-week Global Gap Year Institute with a presentation and celebration for family, friends, and the campus community. Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz opened the ceremony by … Continued

Campus Y selects 2017-2018 Global Gap Year Fellows

July 31, 2017

The Campus Y at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected ten 2017-2018 Global Gap Year Fellowship (GGYF) recipients. These eight, incoming first-year students and two rising juniors will defer a year of university enrollment to gain … Continued

Mountains and Valleys Don’t Meet, But People Do

August 29, 2016

Michelle Hugo is a 2016 Global Engagement Fellow who spent the summer working with Northern Uganda Medical Mission (NUMEM) in Pader, Uganda There is a very common Acholi phrase that roughly translates to “mountains and valleys don’t meet, but rivers … Continued

Basic Humanity

August 29, 2016

Michelle Hugo is a Global Engagement Fellow who spent the summer of 2016 working with a medical mission in Pader, Uganda. Working with and for the Northern Uganda Medical Mission (NUMEM) and MGY has revealed some of the purest examples … Continued

It Takes a Village: Medical Training in Uganda

August 4, 2016

The following post was written by Nalini Peres-da-Silva, a Campus Y Global Engagement Fellow who has spent the past two months in Pader, Uganda, as a village health team worker. As I sit staring into the abyss of Northern Uganda … Continued