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Carolina Away is really a program to optimize the digital learning experience for Carolina students. It is tailored to help students launch their college career, gain real progress on the path of study they want to take and to feel like they belong to this place.
Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld, academic director of Carolina Away
Not being at UNC doesn’t really impact whether I’m part of UNC or how I see myself as part of UNC, and I think that’s because I’m part of Carolina Away. … It just makes me more excited for next year.
Bhagyashree Behera, Carolina Away student
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Like most students who started their Tar Heel careers in the fall, Ashleigh Roberson’s first year at UNC-Chapel Hill hasn’t been the college experience she planned on when she applied to the University. But through Carolina Away, Roberson began to build connections and get her footing in her classes.
Part of Carolina Away's Opportunity Curriculum, "Contemporary World Problems" introduces ways to conduct research on politics, economies, cultures and societies around the world by connecting students with current professors and researchers examining these topics at Carolina.
The Carolina Away Social Activity Hub is a new web-based tool that curates upcoming events to help students connect and spend time with each other outside class.
After a successful fall, Carolina Away expanded its offerings this spring to include new courses, extending its reach beyond new students to the entire Carolina community.