Menu

Rick Dees comes back to tell what he's learned


When I got to UNC, I was fortunate to be a finalist for a Morehead scholarship, and at the end I was one who did not get it. That was 1968 and I remember my father said these words: "Oh darn, that's $8,000 a year we'll have to come up with." Rather than, "I'm so proud of you." That motivated me to say, "Dad, you don't have to pay for anything. I'll take care of it." (Raleigh News & Observer)

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related:

Recent Campus Connections News:

Q&A with Katherine Fitzgerald, a UNC alum raising money for the Flint water crisis

UNC Receives $18 Million to Develop Mobile Technology to Prevent and Treat HIV in Adolescents

Campus Quips and Pop-Culture Blips Coded in UNC’s Digital T-shirt Archive

The Embattled First Generation of Black Students at UNC Speaks Through History and Theater Project

UNC's Housekeepers’ Settlement Agreement was made 20 years ago


© 2005-2016 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.