Meet the 2017-2018 Eve Carson Scholars

Dear Carolina community, We are delighted to announce our 2017-2018 Eve Carson Scholars: Drake Buxton, Leah Daniel and Riley Foster. They have each demonstrated a commitment to the university and their surrounding communities. We are so excited to watch them grow during their summer experience, senior year and beyond. “Determined” Drake, a public policy and … Continued

Tar Heel in Tarboro

Hi everyone! It’s Leah again, and I’m back with an update on my summer experience. Since you last heard from me, I’ve been working at the Edgecombe County Health Department. I’m about halfway through my time there, and I’ve learned so much. It’s been so much fun working with all sorts of people to learn … Continued

Amandla Awethu: A Summer In South Africa

Through the generosity of the Eve Carson Scholarship, I was given the incredible opportunity to put my finger on a map and travel to wherever it pointed. I chose to venture to Johannesburg, South Africa, and work with a company that uses private equity to incubate and fund entrepreneurs, particularly at the micro-level. The following … Continued

Bringing Conference Back To Carolina

By: Leah Daniel

Hi everyone! My name is Leah Daniel, and I’m one of the 2017 Eve Carson Scholars. I just got back from the National Rural Health Association’s Annual Conference in San Diego. This was part one of my two-part summer experience. Having grown up in a small town in rural eastern North Carolina, I’m extremely passionate … Continued