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Tar Heels Set Record Graduation Success Rate

Graduation Success Rates for UNC student-athletes over the past four years are the highest on record, climbing three points to 91 percent, the third straight year the Tar Heels equaled or established their highest multi-year graduation rate. In addition, the single-year GSR was 93 percent, an increase of five points, tying UNC's highest in the last decade. (GoHeels.com)

Four Tar Heels Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa

Four Tar Heel student-athletes were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honorary society in the spring of 2022 in recognition of their outstanding academic performance. Sam Moore (soccer), Cameron Santos (fencing), (basketball) and Carly Wetzel (soccer) were among 236 UNC students inducted in ceremonies during the spring semester. (GoHeels.com)

Born & Bred: The Next 50 Years

In 1997, 26 years after the first seven women’s athletics programs – basketball, field hockey, volleyball, fencing, swimming & diving, tennis and gymnastics – began play at UNC, was asked about Carolina being a "basketball school" or "football school." Smith remarked, "North Carolina is a women’s soccer school, we’re just trying to keep up." (Rams Club)

Carolina Leadership Academy Honors Tar Heel Standouts

The Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy identifies and recognizes top leaders each year with the Leader of Distinction Award. Eighteen Tar Heel student-athletes were selected for the honor for 2020-21, but with COVID limiting gatherings in the spring of 2021, Leadership Academy Executive Director Shelley Johnson had to get creative. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Help Make The Holidays Brighter

The holiday season is rife with traditions, and one of the longest running for UNC student-athletes is the Share Your Holidays program. Each year, UNC student-athletes and staff "adopt" families through the Share Your Holidays program. Families provide wish lists and the Tar Heels use those to shop for items that help make the holidays brighter. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Celebrates December Graduates

Twenty-nine UNC student-athletes received their degrees Sunday in Winter Commencement ceremonies at the Dean E. Smith Center. Listed are Tar Heels who received degrees. Football: , , Joshua Ezeudu, Jeremiah Gemmel, Sam Howell, Marcus McKethan, Kyler McMichael, Trey Morrison, , Jordan Tucker. (GoHeels.com)

Two UNC Alumni Receive First-Ever ACC UNITE Award

Two pioneers of North Carolina Tar Heels athletics were honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference Wednesday, receiving the conference’s inaugural UNITE Award. Edwin Okoroma ’65 of the men’s soccer team and Ophelia Speight ’74 of the women’s fencing team were honored for being the university’s first-ever male and female student athletes of color. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Men's Fencing, Women's Golf Honored With Academic Excellence Award

Each year, UNC Athletics honors two varsity teams – one men's team and one women's team – with the Carolina Academic Excellence Award, recognizing the most outstanding academic performance over the previous school year. In the 2020-21 academic year, the men's fencing team made it four-for-four and has won the award each year of its existence. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Third In Directors' Cup Standings Following Fall & Winter Sports

North Carolina is in third place in the 2020-21 Directors' Cup standings, which the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) released Thursday. UNC's fall and winter sports amassed 696.50 points, most in the Atlantic Coast Conference and third most among all schools behind Stanford (770.00) and Michigan (769.50). (GoHeels.com)

UNC Honors Top Ten Scholar-Athletes

UNC has announced the winners of this year's Top 10 Scholar-Athlete awards, recognizing seniors who have maintained the highest cumulative grade point averages while representing UNC as a member of a varsity team. The recognitions go to the top five men and top five women. This year's honorees carry a combined average GPA of 3.91. (GoHeels.com)
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