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Terry Bowers

November 14, 2007

‘Doing the right thing’ every day earns Bowers recognition Some people do great things because of the attention they might get. Other people do great things because of some inner compass they feel obliged to follow that not only tells … Read more

Wanda Thompson

October 31, 2007

Thompson recognized with Massey Award for her support, compassion Wanda Thompson began life in Chapel Hill as a newborn baby at N.C. Memorial Hospital. Some 45 years later, she is still here with an extended family of babies to care … Read more

Carolyn Cannon

September 12, 2007

Adviser shows undergraduates the way for two decades It would seem that Carolyn Cannon grew up with the odds stacked against her. Her father had 11 children with three wives, and Cannon came along at the end of the string … Read more

Sue Klapper

August 15, 2007

Admissions ambassador recognized with Massey Award Sue Klapper grew up knowing the putrid smell a paper mill can make on a cold, rainy day. She grew up knowing a lot of other things about the mill in Plymouth, too, thanks … Read more

Kirk Pelland

July 18, 2007

Forester weathers slew of storms, preserves campus beauty They could see it coming from a hundred miles away. Like a set of menacing headlights looming in the distance, Hurricane Fran barreled straight toward them from the North Carolina coast. What … Read more

Michael O’Malley

January 9, 2007

Administrator honored for his ability to bring people together In his 2000 book, “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference,” Malcolm Gladwell wrote about the value of connectors. A connector, he wrote, is the human equivalent … Read more