student experience


Student Voices: Returning to Chapel Hill

I have always wondered if the alumni of other universities refer to their campus and their time in college as “magical” as often as a UNC graduate.  Living in various cities far from Chapel Hill after graduation, I have heard few friends and colleagues wax poetic about their time at university the way a Tar Heel has a habit of doing.  What created the bond to the school and the town varies from person to person, but we all felt a connection and knew we were lucky to be a part of the Carolina family.

MBA Student Spotlight: James Pacala, Class of 2012

We're highlighting various members of our Kenan-Flagler community on this blog including students, alumni and faculty.  The following is a Q&A with Full-time MBA student James Pacala, Class of 2012.  James grew up in Great Falls, Virginia and studied engineering at Vanderbilt University.  Prior to Kenan-Flagler, he worked as a project engineer for a commercial construction company in Washington, D.C.  He is concentrating in Finance and Real Estate and serves as the MBASA (MBA Student Association) President.

Patrick McGowan Shares His Student Perspective on Getting an MBA from Kenan-Flagler

In the coming months, we’ll be highlighting various members of our Kenan-Flagler community including students, alumni and faculty.  The following is a Q&A with Evening MBA student, Patrick McGowan.