“The Morehead-Cain didn’t just make a difference in my life; it made the difference.”

Sallie Krawcheck ’87 Ellevest CEO and co-founder, top ten LinkedIn Influencer, Fortune and Forbes Most Powerful Women lists

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“The Morehead-Cain experience has built in me that eternal belief that life is an adventure.”

Cari JeffriesClass of 2014

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“This rich, uncharted journey is the continuation of steps I took as a Morehead-Cain Scholar.”

Dr. Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld ’87Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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  • Scholars bring the potential.
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  • We are a community of thinkers, leaders, and adventurers.
    We are energized by big ideas and new experiences.

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  • We dream and we discover.
    We learn and we grow.
    We connect and we give.

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  • We say “yes” to serendipity. We explore our interests, make connections, and discover what we’re made of.

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An incredible day is in the books—thank you to our extraordinary alumni! #WeGiveTOGETHER
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Signing off from a busy Tuesday to do some work with my lovely housemates David Collins, Elia Essen and Carolyne Barker. Hope you’ve enjoyed following along! ✌🏼| Photo by Connie Longmate ‘19 #TakeoverTuesday
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My last stop on campus this evening was the weekly meeting of the Community Empowerment Fund’s Income and Employment Task Force. This week we had a Social Security Lawyer walk us through the basics of SSI and SSDI. Slides ft. my dog, Dougal | Photo by Connie Longmate ‘19 #TakeoverTuesday
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Next up today was Club Field Hockey with these lovely folks. It was one of our last practices before we head to the national championship in Virginia Beach next weekend — wish us luck! #GoHeels 🏑 | Photo by Connie Longmate ‘19 #TakeoverTuesday
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This afternoon I’ve been working at Heavenly Groceries (a certified food bank & ministry of St. Joseph CME church), which I heard about through a service-learning class I’m taking this semester. Pictured — a selection of the seasonal produce on offer 🥔 | Photo by Connie Longmate ‘19 #TakeoverTuesday
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