Campus briefs

Aug. 19, 2013 @ 09:28 AM

N.C. community college system celebrates anniversary, scholarships
RALEIGH -- Gov. Pat McCrory attended the August board meeting of the N.C. Community College System, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. He recognized the system’s industry partners, AT&T and Duke Energy, which announced scholarships totaling more than $200,000, according to a N.C. Community Colleges release.
AT&T donated $116,000 to the N.C. Community Colleges Foundation, creating the AT&T ASPIRE Scholarship, which is focused on students enrolled in technical education programs and college transfer programs, and provides $1,000 to two students at each of the state’s 58 community colleges. 
Duke Energy donated $100,000 to the foundation, creating the Duke Energy – N.C. Community Colleges Partners Scholarship to assist students participating in STEM-focused programs and will provide $900 to one student from each N.C. community college within the Duke Energy service area, according to the release.
Chapel Hill student graduates from Boston college
CHAPEL HILL -- Peter Artem Kazantsev of Chapel Hill received a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design this spring from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.

Durham native graduates from retail and fashion summer internship program

DURHAM -- Jamie Williams of Durham, who is currently attending Spelman College in Atlanta, has recently completed an internship with Macy’s and graduated from the Black Retail Action Group summer internship program. BRAG is a nonprofit that serves high school students, college students and young professionals of color who are interested in careers in the fashion and retail industries.

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