UNC’s Global Gap Year Fellowship Expands in Partnership with Global Citizen Year

For immediate use (Chapel Hill, N.C. – Jan. 17, 2019) – Today the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced an exciting new partnership with Global Citizen Year that will help the University keep up with the growing demands of students who seek long-term, transformative gap year experiences abroad. Resources … Continued

“The Best Year of My Life”: The Campus Y Bridge Year Fellowship

Imagine it’s August and another school year is just around the corner. Students are unpacking their bags, decorating their dorm rooms and buying their books; but not you— not this year. Instead of rolling down Franklin Street, you’ve just arrived in Naples, Italy. You can’t read any of the signs … Continued

2019 Kenan Biddle Grantees Will Explore the Power of Duke and UNC Partnerships Locally, Abroad

The Campus Y has announced the 2019 recipients of Kenan Biddle Partnership grants. Funded by the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust and the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the Kenan Biddle Partnership will award a total of $63,200 to nine teams comprised of UNC and Duke students. Started in 2009, … Continued

Q&A with Jakelin Bonilla, Campus Y Social Innovation Initiatives Coordinator

Originally from Los Angeles, Sista Jakelin “Jaki” Bonilla grew up in Siler City, North Carolina. She graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2012 with a major in Global Studies and a minor in Entrepreneurship. At UNC, she founded Linking Immigrants to New Communities (LINC), which … Continued

Emily Venturi Named Schwarzman Scholar

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 University and bridges the academic and professional worlds to educate … Continued