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Larry Gallo Jr.

December 16, 2014

Larry Gallo Jr. built a legacy as a ‘friend to all’ Larry Gallo Jr. was an only child whose parents early on laid down the law about what his childhood would be like.   “My Dad said to me, ‘As … Read more

Danny Bell

August 19, 2014

Danny Bell builds bridges between Carolina and Indian communities Danny Bell was entering his senior year of high school when segregation ended in North Carolina. After 11 years of attending East Carolina Indian School for American Indians, he moved to … Read more

Julie Pendergraph

June 3, 2014

Pendergraph helps students transition from college to career   A career that spans 42 years of service to one of Carolina’s most essential offices started before Julie Pendergraph left high school. “I’m from Chapel Hill, so it was a logical … Read more

Schenika Rone Garland

February 10, 2014

Garland’s penchant for work, devotion to students recognized Children, it has been said, inherit much more than the color of their hair and eyes from their parents. Parents also can pass down their religion and politics, and in the case … Read more

Ray Dooley

January 27, 2014

Ray Dooley finds his ‘artistic home’ in Chapel Hill Ray Dooley and Julie Fishell in PlayMakers Repertory Company production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”   Familiarity, so the saying goes, breeds contempt. Ray Dooley begs to differ. In the … Read more

Gloria Thompson

January 13, 2014

For Gloria Thompson, the work is personal Gloria Thompson received a 2014 Massey Award winner for her work at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.   Gloria Thompson gets by on only three or four hours sleep a night, … Read more