Celebrating 75 Years

Robert, Phyllis and Tessa (pictured here) Verhalen welcomed alumni and friends to their home for a 75th Anniversary event in McLean, VA on June 22.
June 7, 2015, marks the School's 75th anniversary. Join us as we celebrate with alumni and friends in cities across the country.
Byron Bullard, Mary Webster and Laura and Fred Brown at the Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte.
The School hosted an event for alumni and friends at the Carter Center in Atlanta this past fall.
Alumni get together at the Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston this past November.
Alumni in Chicago for the American College of Healthcare Executives meeting, get together at the Hard Rock Cafe.
Our Washington, D.C.-area alumni and friends gathered for an event at the National Geographic Museum on April 29.
Alumni and friends join in on the 75th anniversary celebrations in Greensboro this past May.

Upcoming Events


Please visit this page often as we are always adding new events for our alumni and friends and posting photos from our past events on the School’s flickr page.

Boston, Mass.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Night at Fenway
Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Pregame reception 5 –  7 p.m.
Game time 7:10 p.m.
Sponsored by the School’s Boston Alumni Chapter. For more information or to RSVP, please contact uncbostonalumni@gmail.com by June 25.


Boston, Mass.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Reception 5:30 –  7:30 p.m.
Seaport Boston Hotel
1 Seaport Lane
This event is held in conjunction with the Joint Statistical Meetings.
Please register here by July 31.

Burlington, N.C.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Reception 6 –  8 p.m.
Alamance Country Club
2402 Pineway Drive
Registration to open in August.

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
The World of Difference Dinner
Reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Michael Hooker Research Center at the Gillings School of Global Public Health
To learn how to receive an invitation to this special event, please contact Jerry Salak at jerry.salak@unc.edu or (919) 966-0198.

New Orleans, La.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Reception 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The National World War II Museum
945 Magazine Street
This event is held in conjunction with the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association.  You do not have to be registered for the conference to attend our reception.
Registration to open in the fall. 

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Friday, February 27, 2015
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
36th Annual Minority Health Conference
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Registration to open in the fall.

Miami, Fla.
Monday, March 16, 2015
ENAR 2015 Spring Meeting
This event is held in conjunction with the Eastern North Atlantic Chapter of the International Biometric Society.  All are welcome to attend.
Registration to open in the fall.

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
47th Annual Foard Lecture
Lecture at 6 p.m. followed by a reception at 7 p.m.
Select departmental events begin at 4 p.m.
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education


Past Events


To see photos from any of our past 75th anniversary celebrations below, please visit the School’s flickr page.

Charlotte, N.C.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Reception 6 – 8 p.m.
Levine Museum of the New South
200 East Seventh Street
This event was made possible by a gift from Carolinas HealthCare.

Atlanta, Ga.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Reception 6 – 8 p.m.
The Carter Center
One Copenhill
453 Freedom Parkway

Boston, Mass.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Reception 6:30 – 8 p.m.
John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way
Hosted in conjunction with the 141st annual meeting of the American Public Health Association.

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
*World of Difference Dinner
Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
135 Dauer Drive, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 *POSTPONED
The Minority Alumni Reunion and reception honoring Dr. and Mrs. Hatch, scheduled for Saturday, March 1, has been postponed.
Please check back for more information regarding a rescheduled date.

Nashville, Tenn.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
6:00 – 8 p.m.
Watermark Restaurant
Open to ALL alumni and friends. Hosted by Trey Crabb, MBA, MHA (HPM ’01) and Sandra Greene, DrPH, Interim Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management. 

Baltimore, Md.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
6 – 8 p.m.
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Open to ALL alumni and friends. Hosted by the UNC Department of Biostatistics in conjunction with the Eastern North American Region/International Biometric Society Conference.

Chicago, Ill.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The Hamer Room at the Hard Rock Hotel
Open to ALL alumni and friends. Hosted by the UNC Department of Health Policy and Management in conjunction with the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Friday, April 4, 2014
7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
The 2nd Annual Gillings School of Public Health Charity Gala
Top of the Hill Great Room

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The 46th Annual Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture
Lecture at 6 p.m. by Greg Allgood, MSPH ESE ’83
Reception at 7 p.m.
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Selected departmental events begin at 4 p.m. Please visit sph.unc.edu/foard for more information.

Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Reception 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
National Geographic Museum at Explorers Hall
17th and M Streets NW

Greensboro, N.C.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Reception 6 – 8 p.m.
Greensboro Country Club
410 Sunset Drive

Chapel Hill, N.C.
Friday, June 6, 2014
Starting at 3:00 p.m. join us for cake and frozen treats to celebrate the School’s 74th birthday!
Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center at the Gillings School of Global Public Health

McLean, Va.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Reception 2 – 4 p.m.
Hosted at the home of Robert and Phyllis Verhalen
640 Live Oak Drive

Seattle, Wash.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Reception  7 – 9 p.m.
Gordon Biersch Restaurant
Pacific Place Shopping Center
600 Pine Street