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CPAN Welcomes New President, Secretary and Board Members

October 11, 2023

President Tony Kearney   Tony Kearney graduated with a B.A. in economics from Carolina in 1987. While a Tar Heel, Tony was an Orientation leader twice and a Senior Class Marshall. He was also involved with the Residence Hall Association. … Read more

LGBTQ Center Director Resigns

October 11, 2023

  As director of the LGBTQ Center, Terri Phoenix played a pivotal role in growing and expanding the outreach of the UNC LGBTQ Center for 16 years. In July 2023, Terri announced their resignation and wrote the below letter to … Read more

The UNC LGBTQ Center at 20

February 6, 2023

A Q&A with Terri Phoenix about the LGBTQ Center’s past, present and future This spring, the UNC LGBTQ Center is celebrating a milestone birthday, recognizing 20 years of providing education, community, support and advocacy to the Carolina community. The LGBTQ … Read more

4th Annual Homecoming Weekend

December 12, 2022

CPAN members gathered in Chapel Hill on October 27-28 for a fun-filled Homecoming weekend! We kicked off the festivities with a reception at Ackland Art Museum, and gathered for tailgating at the Belltower before cheering the Tar Heels to victory … Read more

CPAN’s Pride Month Celebration

July 18, 2022

Enjoy some photos of our Happy Hour on June 8, 2022. We had a great evening celebrating Pride Month with our members!  

Improving Health Care Access for Everyone

April 27, 2022

Soltan Bryce ’13 Trans-affirming startup Plume has Carolina roots Story By Claire Cusick When Jerrica Kirkley ‘12 (MD) and Soltan Bryce ’13 were in Chapel Hill, they didn’t know each other. They found out later that they studied at Carolina … Read more

3rd Annual Homecoming Weekend

April 26, 2022

At CPAN’s 2021 Homecoming Weekend we were able to connect with old friends, meet some new faces and cheer on our Tar Heels. There was a Meet and Greet at Tru on Friday and a tailgate by the Bell Tower … Read more

More than an archive

November 16, 2020

More than an archive What was it like to become New York’s first openly gay elected official in the late 1970s? Or to be a lesbian law student at Carolina in the early 1980s? To start a weekly column focused … Read more

Network News

November 16, 2020

Hi everyone! Greetings from the Carolina Pride Alum Network. I write this knowing that many of us are exhausted, scared, and frustrated. We’re worried about our families, our rights, our futures. Know that all of those feelings are absolutely valid, … Read more

Introducing ‘Panhel Pride’

November 16, 2020

Helen Johnston ’22 was able to reconnect with her hometown friends when she unexpectedly spent her spring semester at her home in Utah, due to the pandemic. Being able to talk with them so openly and comfortably about her sexuality … Read more