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UNC Federal Relations Vice President Kimrey Rhinehardt Testifies Before Senate HELP Committee

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UNC System President Tom Ross Testifies Before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs

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This Public University Has A Plan To Compete With For-Profit Colleges Aggressively Recruiting Vets

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Governor Announces NC4ME Military Hiring Initiative

On March 5th, Governor McCrory joined a team of industry, military, and government leaders to announce the launch of a comprehensive public-private partnership designed to make North Carolina the number one state for military employment. NC for Military Employment (NC4ME), hosted by the NC Veterans Foundation, takes an employer-centric approach to strengthening the flow of military talent into North Carolina’s businesses.


North Carolina Coalition Awarded UAS Center of Excellence

We are excited to announce that NC State University is a core member of the team recently selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) - a five-year commitment that includes $5M in research funding in each of the first two years, with additional funding to follow.


Chris Rhea’s research will let military check for concussions in the field, using smartphone

Dr. Christopher Rhea, Professor of Kinesiology at UNCG, has received new funding of nearly one million dollars from the Department of Defense for the project “TBI Assessment of Readiness using a Gait Evaluation Test (TARGET).” Rhea runs the VEAR Lab, where he and students assess the gait, balance and walking techniques of study participants through 3D and virtual technology. This grant will be used to build a smart phone app to assess concussions, building off of Rhea’s research tracking gait and balance. (photo credit: UNCG)


UNC launches online initiative for students in the armed forces

May 20, Chancellor Carol Folt introduced an online course program to help veterans and active duty service members pursue higher education. The initiative, UNC Core, is in conjunction with the Friday Center and UNC General Administration. UNC Core is designed for military and veteran students taking introductory and general education courses from bases in North Carolina, or military installations around the globe.(photo credit: UNC-CH Office of Communication and Public Affairs)


Franklin D. Gilliam Jr. named new UNCG chancellor

The UNC Board of Governors on Friday named Gilliam, the dean of the public affairs school at the University of California, Los Angeles as UNCG’s 11th chancellor. Gilliam is the first African American chancellor at UNCG. He is also the first male chancellor of the former Woman’s College since William Moran retired in 1994. (photo credit: Nelson Kepley/News & Record)


State Medicaid director to become new UNC Pembroke chancellor

Dr. Robin Cummings, a surgeon and the state’s Medicaid director, will be the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He was elected by the UNC Board of Governors on Thursday afternoon. Cummings succeeds Kyle Carter, who is retiring next month after five years as chancellor.

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