Kenan Scholars Blog

Understanding Success and Failure: Board of Mentors Panel Session

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February 21, 2020

One of the greatest benefits of being a Kenan Scholar is having the opportunity to connect with the Kenan Scholars Board of Mentors, a group of successful professionals in the public and private sectors that are unique to each cohort. On Friday, Feb. 14, the sophomore scholars (Class of 2022) were joined by five mentors who discussed their career experiences and gave advice to these future professionals. More

Authentic Passion: Kevin Clark Inspires Kenan Scholars

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February 20, 2020

Kevin J. Clark, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School alumnus and head of operational excellence for digital marketing at LinkedIn, shared his professional journey at the Kenan Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on February 14, 2020. More

Kenan Scholars: Keeping the Passion Alive

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February 19, 2020

Since graduating from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2018, Elizabeth Berry has been working as an associate project manager at The Link Group in their Durham, North Carolina office. Read more about her post-grad experience. More

Exploring Business Research with Kenan Scholars

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February 14, 2020

This workshop, hosted on Friday, Feb. 7, provided students the opportunity to learn from a panel of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School faculty and students who are currently engaged in business research. The panel included Brad Hendricks, Paige Ouimet, Sreedhari Desai, Angelica Leigh, Ian Kenny and was moderated by Sarah Kenyon, research associate at the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. More

Defining Who We Are: Kenan Scholars Orientation Retreat

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January 28, 2020

Michael Byrd, Kenan Scholars class of 2022, shares his insights on the program's orientation which took place on Jan. 10 and 11. More

MBA Kenan Scholars: A Unique Experience

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January 27, 2020

Where can a UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA student supplement classroom training with hands-on leadership and a year-long research project on a critical, real-world business issue with the guidance of the school’s distinguished faculty? Whether the subject of study is infrastructure investing, nuclear energy generation, socioeconomic disparities or venture capital funding, the Kenan Scholars program is the best venue for such an experience. More

Kenan Scholar Attends Solutions for Affordable Housing Conference

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December 16, 2019

The Kenan Scholars program has exploratory funds allocated for scholars to attend conferences and other activities that contribute to their education in a meaningful way. Because of the exploratory fund, senior scholar Emily Arnold attended the 2019 Solutions for Affordable Housing Conference in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 3 and 4. More

Kenan Scholars Explore Pro Forma Analysis

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December 16, 2019

As part of the Investing in Affordable Housing symposium, David Hartzell, director of the Kenan Institute-affiliated Leonard W. Wood Center for Real Estate Studies, and Craig Miller, executive vice president of Terwilliger Pappas, analyzed a hypothetical development pro forma and discussed the challenges faced by developers attempting to build affordable housing. More

Investing in Affordable Housing: Investment Strategies

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December 03, 2019

As part of the “Investment Strategies” breakout session at the Investing in Affordable Housing Symposium, Erin Smith of Bank of America's Community Development Corporation, Pamela Watkins-West of Nuveen and Wade Casstevens of Linden Property Group discussed ways in which organizations are looking at new and innovative investment strategies to expand affordable housing creation and preservation in the region. More

Investing in Affordable Housing: Emerging Housing Models

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December 02, 2019

As part of the “Emerging Models in Affordable Housing” breakout session at the Investing in Affordable Housing Symposium, University City's Aaron Lubek and Domos Co-Living's Derrick Barker shared insights on new ideas circulating among communities. More