May 17, 2012
Our alumni can lay claim to every superlative adjective–Motivated! Dedicated! Generous! Involved!
Current Alumni Association president Joseph John, MHA, and incoming president Priscilla Guild, MSPH, have committed more than $21,000 for the School’s Alumni Association Scholarship. The association is now matching, dollar for dollar, a student government initiative to establish a Class of 2012 legacy scholarship. Thanks to students, staff and faculty members, and alumni who joined in their efforts, student government leaders already are funding a second $5,000 scholarship.
“Working with the class of 2012 Annual Fund Scholarship has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have had at the School,” says Clayton Velicer, student government co-president. “As a current student, I know how difficult it can be to secure financial aid. It is a wonderful feeling to know that through the generous support of current students, faculty members and alumni, a UNC public health student will have this kind of support.”
To learn more about the Class of 2012 initiative, purchase a T-shirt or make a donation, visit http://studentorgs.unc.edu/subsph.
Carolina Public Health is a publication of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health. To view previous issues, please visit www.sph.unc.edu/cph.
Last updated June 29, 2012