Kenan Scholars Blog

Investing in Affordable Housing: Investment Strategies

Scholars Blog PostTWEET
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

Scholars Blog PostTWEET
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

Welcome, Class of 2021 MBA Kenan Scholars!

NewsTWEET
November 19, 2019

Sixteen MBA students from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School have been selected as members of the fourth class of MBA Kenan Scholars. The two-year program, sponsored by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, is the premier research opportunity for UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA students. More

Welcome, Class of 2022 Undergraduate Kenan Scholars!

NewsTWEET
November 13, 2019

Nineteen sophomore students from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School have been selected as members of the fourth class of undergraduate Kenan Scholars. This five-semester program, sponsored by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, brings together UNC business majors and minors that exhibit leadership and a passion for serving on campus and in the community. More

Finding Your “Fit” with the Board of Mentors

Scholars Blog PostTWEET
November 05, 2019

On Oct, 25, four special Kenan Scholars program mentors – Adam Mersereau, Bill Bell, Caroline Lindley and Mike Norona – shared advice and wisdom with junior Kenan Scholars. More

Mentors Candidly Share Advice

Scholars Blog PostTWEET
October 31, 2019

“Look for your North Star.” “Chase success rather than run from failure.” “Success typically includes failure.” These are just a few of the drops of wisdom that Kenan Scholars program mentors shared at the year’s first mentor panel discussion. More

Kenan Scholar Recognized for Leadership, Community Building and Academics

Scholars Blog PostTWEET
October 28, 2019

Junior Kenan Scholar Andrea Prego is recognized for her tireless work in the Latinx community. This year Prego was named to LatinxEd’s “20 Under 20,” a competition focused on elevating Latinx students across North Carolina. More

Kenan Scholars Kick Off Year With New Board of Mentors

Scholars Blog PostTWEET
October 10, 2019

Speed networking is networking with a twist. It’s a quick and entertaining way for scholars and mentors to meet. This year’s Board of Mentors members include local political leaders, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professors and business owners and professionals. More

Kenan Scholar Support for My Journey of Hope

Scholars Blog PostTWEET
August 30, 2019

I spent this summer on Journey of Hope, a two-month cross-country bike ride that raises money, awareness and acceptance for people with disabilities. My team of 22 cyclists and seven crew members traveled from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., averaging 75 miles a day. Most days included “friendship visits,” or events in which we interacted with people with disabilities and their supporting organizations. More

Adventures at the Nexus of Business and Public Policy

Scholars Blog PostTWEET
May 22, 2019

Reeves Moseley, a political science and public policy double major with a minor in business, has always had a keen interest in public service. This past April, he had the opportunity to lobby on Capitol Hill with 80 other college students chosen to represent the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition. More