University Day: UNC Turns 218
Thu Oct 13, 2011
Hundreds of faculty, staff, students and alumni gathered in UNC’s Memorial Hall Wednesday to celebrate University Day.“Today is a day to be proud,” says UNC System President Tom Ross. “Today is a great day to be a Tar Heel.” He and many others gathered as UNC turned 218 years old, marking the anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of Old East back on October 12, 1793.
Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email
Related: Campus Connections
Recent Campus Connections News:New management, same brand: Barnes & Noble College takes over Student StoresWednesday August 24, 2016Construction on three projects in downtown Chapel Hill continues into school yearTuesday August 23, 2016James Taylor home in Chapel Hill sells for $1.66M, higher than asking priceMonday August 22, 2016Carolina welcomes 4,254 new undergraduate studentsSunday August 21, 2016UNC alum, Indiegogo founder Danae Ringelmann was rejected 90 times—here's how she bounced backSunday August 21, 2016