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Five Questions with the 2019-2020 Campus Y Co-Presidents

September 25, 2019

There was no such thing as the co-presidency when UNC’s original YMCA was established in 1860. It wasn’t until one hundred years later, when the YMCA merged with the YWCA, that the co-presidency was born. Initially, the roles were shared … Continued

Campus Y hosts Dr. Joel J. Schwartz Memorial

May 23, 2019

On Saturday, May 18, family, friends and former students gathered to honor the life and work of Dr. Joel J. Schwartz. After playing audio from an interview with Dr. Schwartz (listen here and here), sons David and Ray Schwartz invited … Continued

Campus Y leaders honored at 2019 Chancellor’s Awards ceremony

May 6, 2019

On April 16, 2019 UNC honored its most outstanding students for their academic achievements and exceptional leadership on-campus and in the community. Among the Chancellor’s Awards winners were ten Campus Y Executive Board members, committee co-chairs, and program participants. Please join … Continued

Listen in: Power dynamics and social change

April 23, 2019

What are power dynamics? How do they show up in your work, consciously or unconsciously? How can you shape and shift them? Learn more about our panelists below, and listen in above! Micah Gilmer | Senior Partner, Frontline Solutions Micah … Continued

Listen in: Affordable housing panel

February 8, 2019

On Thursday, February 8, the Campus Y brought together local leaders to discuss how Orange and Durham County communities can be more welcoming, equitable, and sustainable. The intimate conversation kicked off with an audience discussion about what makes a hometown … Continued

Former Campus Y Co-President recognized for “Heelprint”

January 30, 2019

STORY VIA UNC.EDU Editor’s note: In honor of the University’s 225th anniversary, is sharing profiles throughout the academic year of some of the many Tar Heels who have left their heelprint on the campus, their communities, the state, the … Continued

Global Spotlight: Amy Dingler

November 26, 2018

Amy Dingler spent a year before college volunteering abroad through UNC’s Global Gap Year Fellowship as a teacher, hospice worker, and marine ecologist before stepping onto campus as a Covenant Scholar and Bonner Leader. Discover how these diverse global service … Continued

Leadership Spotlight: Courtney Staton

November 19, 2018

Throughout her Carolina career, Courtney Staton has applied her curiosity and creativity to combatting injustice in the community. Learn how her experience as a photographer, spoken word artist, and her roles as Y co-chair and co-president have fueled her desire … Continued