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James Peacock

February 4, 2009

Peacock, ‘great citizen,’ honored with Massey Award JAMES PEACOCK RECALLS A CONVERSATION with Julius Chambers, director of the Center for Civil Rights in the School of Law, who spoke of two kinds of scholars.   The first spend their entire … Continued

Charlotte M. Hines

November 19, 2008

A consistent and uncompromising standard of service Charlotte Hines came to Carolina on a temporary basis. More than 42 years later, she is still here. She remembers the exact day (July 28) and hour (2 p.m.) she started work, and the … Continued

Gloria Fortune

October 29, 2008

With Massey Award, good fortune smiles on Gloria Fortune When most people are heading for bed, Gloria Fortune is hopping a bus for work. She works the midnight shift as a housekeeper on the fourth floor of Dey Hall, where … Continued

Terri C. Houston

October 1, 2008

Houston finds her place at Carolina by helping students find theirs Terri Houston grew up in the hood, but the hood never became part of her. She credits her parents for making both those things possible. Her father and mother … Continued

William York

September 10, 2008

Strong work ethic helped make Billy York into a master craftsman When asked, Billy York says he grew up in Pittsboro, even though he was already more than half grown by the time his mother moved him there. It might … Continued

Beth Miller

August 27, 2008

Miller’s sure, steady hand nets a Massey award Beth Miller grew up in Landis, a mill town north of Kannapolis with 2,000 people at most – nearly all of whom in some way knew her parents. They owned and operated a service station … Continued