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Kenan Scholar Support for My Journey of Hope

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August 30, 2019

I spent this summer on Journey of Hope, a two-month cross-country bike ride that raises money, awareness and acceptance for people with disabilities. My team of 22 cyclists and seven crew members traveled from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., averaging 75 miles a day. Most days included “friendship visits,” or events in which we interacted with people with disabilities and their supporting organizations. More

Adventures at the Nexus of Business and Public Policy

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May 22, 2019

Reeves Moseley, a political science and public policy double major with a minor in business, has always had a keen interest in public service. This past April, he had the opportunity to lobby on Capitol Hill with 80 other college students chosen to represent the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition. More

2019 Kenan Scholars Graduate in Style

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May 21, 2019

On April 4, the Kenan Institute celebrated the achievements of the first graduating class of Kenan Scholars. The 2019 graduates witnessed the birth of the Kenan Scholars program and have played an instrumental role in its development. More

Lessons from a High Ropes Adventure

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May 17, 2019

On Sunday, March 31, 2019, five other Kenan Scholars and I took part in a high ropes course event at the UNC Outdoor Recreation Center. Not only was the physical experience an event in itself, but so was the pre-event planning process. It ended up being much harder than I expected and taught me several lessons. More

Kenan Scholar Contributes to Sustainable Solutions in Guatemala

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May 15, 2019

Nikita Billman (BSBA '21) spent her spring break in Antigua, Guatemala working with the mission From Houses to Homes. More

Kenan Scholars Alumni Gathering: Celebrating Excellence

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May 06, 2019

On April 26, current Kenan scholars and former leadership fellows came together to present ongoing research projects and recognize past participants. The event also coincided with UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's centennial celebration. More

The Value of Mentors

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April 17, 2019

Kenan Scholar Laura Gerlach (BSBA '20) reflects on her experience with the Kenan Scholars Board of Mentors. More

Mentors Panel Prepares Kenan Scholars for the Future

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April 09, 2019

Participating mentors Brad Hendricks, Kate Sidebottom Simpson, Nicole Williams, Curtis Clark and Marty Sather shared insightful guidance on such topics as building business relationships, dealing with rejection and developing strong leadership skills. More

Kenan Scholars Trek to Raleigh to Learn about North Carolina State Government

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February 08, 2019

On Feb. 8, 2019, the Kenan Scholars traveled to Raleigh to meet with government leaders and administrators for their annual North Carolina Capital Trek. More

Orientation Weekend Teaches New Kenan Scholars About Program and Each Other

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January 24, 2019

“I realized that a lot of us come from very different backgrounds, but we all share a desire to make the world a better place.” More