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Ernest Dollar

Ernest Dollar ’93 continues to tell the story of our state capital as the director of the City of Raleigh Museum. He tells us, “One of my life goals takes place (in April 2022): I have a book coming out on the end of the Civil War in North Carolina.” He has also been very involved in working to uncover the African American history of Raleigh’s Dorothea Dix Park site.


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    Vivid visuals of Kyle Webster

    Kyle Webster ’99 has served as illustrator for several issues of UNCG Magazine, including two covers. And he has furthered the artist’s age-old tradition of making his own tools: “I ended up building my career on bringing my training in natural media into the digital world,” he says. After starting a business developing digital brushes […]

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  • UNCG hoops star Lucy Mason now an academic coach

    UNCG hoops star Lucy Mason now an academic coach

    Lucy Mason ’15/16 was featured in the spring 2016 issue for her then-record basketball points total and for her research on African-American figures on campus. Since then she has pursued sports further, and taken up leadership and guidance positions with a master’s in sports business. While studying for her masters, at Temple University, she also […]

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  • Latoya Jordan develops legal interpreting skills

    Latoya Jordan develops legal interpreting skills

    Latoya Jordan ‘06, featured on the cover in 2019, is an American Sign Language Interpreter and a CODA, a child of a deaf adult. She has worked in several fields within the profession, from interpreting for state and federal agencies, to medical appointments, from theater and film and post secondary education, to concerts and music […]

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  • Catherine Johnson

    Catherine Johnson

    Leading through the Covid crisis presented challenges around every corner. “I kept saying I’ve never been faced with this before,” says Guilford County Family Justice Center Director Catherine Johnson ‘09 MS/EdS.  While much of the world closed down, the Family Justice Center was negotiating how to keep helpers safe so they could keep survivors safe. […]

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  • Social justice through song, with Laurelyn Dossett

    Social justice through song, with Laurelyn Dossett

    The North Carolina Folk Festival returned Sept. 10-12, 2021. And once again, “Songs of Hope and Justice,” led by Laurelyn Dossett ’99 MS, helped launch the weekend festival. Laurelyn Dossett was the cover feature in the Summer 2008 UNCG Magazine. At that time, she was composing music for the summer’s Triad Stage musical production, “Bloody […]

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  • Richard Vestal: From research on Glioblastoma to Zika virus

    While a UNCG doctoral student at JSNN, Richard Vestal ’10 MS, ’15 PhD focuses on identifying ways to target cancer cells, with the goal of reducing the pain and suffering associated with chemotherapy and radiation treatments by improving the deliverability of cancer therapies. As he explained in a UNCG Magazine story, his father died as […]

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