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Surprise Gift from UNC’s Beloved Coach Dean Smith

by Suada Kolovic

In a touching posthumous act of gratitude, beloved University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith's trust has mailed out $200 checks to each of the nearly 200 lettermen he coached with the message, "Enjoy dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith." The letter sent read, in part: Each player was important and special to Coach Smith and when he prepared his estate plan, [...]

Fired Administrator Pressured to File False Sexual Harassment Charge

by Suada Kolovic

A former administrator at Chicago State University has accused its president and other officials of firing her because she refused to file a false sexual harassment charge against an outspoken faculty member critical of the university's leadership. According to former Chicago State interim vice president for enrollment and student affairs LaShondra Peebles, administrators that [...]

SOTW: Design4HerEducation Fashion & Design Scholarship

by Suada Kolovic

My Social Canvas, a fashion brand that is on a mission to make a difference by jumpstarting the careers of emerging student designers, is proud to join forces with supermodel and philanthropist Dayle Haddon's nonprofit organization, WomenOne, whose goal is to ensure every girl has access to a quality education. To kick off #Design4HerEducation, a design contest, scholarship competition, and [...]

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