Carolina Around the Clock

November 16, 2018

When the sun goes down, many Carolina employees are just beginning their jobs. Nighttime workers include physicians in the sleep lab, housekeepers, 911 operators, faculty members researching the stars, bat flight patterns or coastal marshes, and others who sometimes work … Continued

When a Hurricane Hits

October 1, 2018

The problem with sandbags is that they are a do-it-yourself project. You can order the bags and you can order the sand, but you have to put the sand in the bags yourself. And when it looked like Hurricane Florence … Continued

Carolina People: Obadele “Obie” St. George

September 17, 2018

What’s a typical day like in your job? The beauty is that no two days are identical in a week. I identify energy-saving opportunities in campus buildings and quantify savings amounts. I also review operations of large mechanical systems for … Continued

A Grateful Heart

August 9, 2018

Even before Nan Kham knew she had won a C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, she already understood she had much to be grateful for. Indeed, nearly all of the good things that have happened to her in her 39 … Continued

Heels on Wheels

July 19, 2018

University fleet keeps Carolina rolling along Some rumble along. Others glide silently. It’s early morning at Carolina, and the 897-vehicle University fleet is moving across campus. Without the vehicles, the people who drive them and the technicians who maintain them, … Continued

Behind the Scenes at Commencement

May 18, 2018

Commencement weekend at Carolina marks the culmination of students’ academic endeavors, instruction and encouragement by faculty and attention to detail by hundreds of staff members. Painters Jeremy Kime, left, and Russell Parks, right, make sure that the Old Well looks … Continued

Kham and Odom Earn Prestigious Massey Award

April 16, 2018

Two Facilities Services employees, Nan Kham and Daryl Maurice Odom, were selected by Chancellor Folt to receive the 2018 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most coveted distinctions earned by faculty and staff. The late C. Knox … Continued

Pierce Featured for Role in Arts Everywhere Day

April 13, 2018

For Arts Everywhere Day, the second annual campuswide celebration of the arts and creativity that calls attention to the strategic Arts Everywhere initiative supporting The Blueprint for Next, Carolina employees worked behind the scenes and in the spotlight with artists, … Continued