Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Remembering Ronald Griffin, who received the gift of life from late UNC mascot


The family and friends entered the small Irvington church dressed in black, but they also carried a small sliver of baby blue. It was a decal featuring the University of North Carolina ram mascot, and as the mourners walked past Ronald Griffin’s casket, they placed it inside. The gesture, coming a few hundred miles away from Tobacco Road, might have seemed strange to anyone who did not know this story. (Newark Star-Ledger)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related: |

Recent Campus Connections News:

UNC grad, former Bank of America exec Sallie Krawcheck launches investment tool for women

The improbable life of James Taylor

UNC Anthropologist Helps With Lost Colony Find

Southern Season Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Q&A with Camelia Kuhnen, a Poets and Quants '40 under 40' professor


© 2005-2016 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.