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Evan Yassky Named University Architect

February 1, 2019

UNC-Chapel Hill Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Design Evan Yassky has been named University Architect, effective immediately. Yassky, who came to the University in May 2017, oversees the planning, capital budgeting and project management of all University capital improvement … Continued

Carolina Around the Clock

November 16, 2018

When the sun goes down, many Carolina employees are just beginning their jobs. Read more about a few of the people who keep the University moving through the night shift.

When a Hurricane Hits

October 1, 2018

Students were urged to go home and employees were urged to take leave. Only mandatory employees—many of them in Facilities Services—were required to report to work. Some even stayed overnight. “Our people answered the call, I can’t say enough about them.”

Carolina People: Obadele “Obie” St. George

September 17, 2018

Obadele (Obie) St. George is an Energy Engineer at UNC Facilities Services who identifies energy-saving opportunities in campus buildings, quantifies savings amounts and helps raise students’ awareness of energy conservation.

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