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Unsung Hero #38 – Geoffrey Neal, Assistant Curator at North Carolina Botanical Garden

“I’m sure I’m not the first person to say this, but I’m going to say it anyway. My one bit of advice: put your phone in your pocket and walk across campus with your eyes open and your heads up. Because you are missing so much when you don’t do that . . . this […]

Unsung Hero #3 – Gina Walls, Manager at Genomic Cafe

Ms. Gina truly cares about students–she even bought scantrons to keep at the Genomic Café and give to students who forget their own (although she was way too modest to take credit)! When asked what small things make her day better: “Most of it is here at the store—seeing the students. There’s some I’ve seen […]

Unsung Hero #34 – Shirley Laney, Cashier at Lenoir Dining Hall (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

“..I like being on campus—meeting different people, different nationalities, talking to the students—you can learn, too. You can learn some things about their culture; each student has their own identity, they have their own personality, so it’s just nice. Some of them are real nice—they call me or I call them… [The students] start talking, […]

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