Success stories: In
her first commencement remarks since becoming chancellor last year,
Debra Saunders-White singled out two students for their successes.
Daniel Ball, receiving a bachelor’s degree in social work, grew up in
foster care in coastal North Carolina. He battled homelessness and
substance abuse as a young adult before winding up in prison. When he
was released, he headed straight for community college and is now on his
way to UNC-Chapel Hill for a master’s degree in social work.
also recognized computer information systems major Migela Evans, who’s
heading to Seattle for a job at Microsoft – “the corporation she’s
wanted to work for since high school.”
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