Celebrating Commencement 2022
Commencement is where the past and present converge in the joy of completion and a vision for the future.
All our students – including international students – should be able to continue their education remotely, if needed. It would be irresponsible not to provide remote learning options if circumstances require it.
We are horrified by, and grieving over, the senseless mass shooting Tuesday evening at our sister university, UNC-Charlotte. Our sympathies are with the families and friends of the beloved students who lost their lives, and for those who were injured.
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) – defined as abuse, neglect and family/household challenges experienced during the first 18 years of life — are not evenly distributed among populations. Members of minority groups and children who grow up in poverty have more of them. ACEs can cast long shadows over lives and affect education, health, income and...