News and Announcements

Peter Henry ’91 Receives UNC Distinguished Alumnus Award

October 12, 2018

"While I'm thrilled and honored to receive this award from the University," Peter said, "it was the Morehead-Cain that really opened the door to the extraordinary set of opportunities I've had to make a contribution to higher education and the

Morehead-Cain Prepared Me for Entrepreneurship, Says Sebastian Williams ’10

October 11, 2018

In early 2016, Meggie launched a dog-walking company in the couple’s home city, Charlotte. Sebastian offered support where he could, but he was working full-time at another startup. In May of 2018, Sebastian left that job to join Meggie’s company

Alex Lassiter ’10 Founds Hurricane Relief Organization

September 19, 2018

In response to the damage caused by Hurricane Florence, Alex Lassiter ’10 joined forces with a few friends to create Carolina Cavalry, a relief effort to deliver immediate help to Eastern North Carolina. The group is working to coordinate the collection, transportation,

Niki Shamdasani ’15 Launches Fashion Company

September 18, 2018

When Niki Shamdasani ’15 left her job as chief of staff at startup accelerator Matter, she wasn’t totally sure what she’d be doing next. She was living in New York City and loving it. But she was feeling pulled back

‘The label isn’t the thing’: FOX Sports SVP Talks Character

September 13, 2018

Brian Strong ’00 is a perfect example of someone who took a passion and made it his career. He works as senior vice president of brand communications at FOX Sports. “At the core of this job is sports, which is

Sam Forlenza ’16 Serves Homeless Via ECU Schweitzer Fellowship

September 11, 2018

Samantha Forlenza makes up one half of a groundbreaking partnership: the first interdisciplinary dental-medical team to be awarded a North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Designed to help graduate health-professional students learn how to address health disparities in vulnerable communities, the year-long leadership program is based at