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Track star jumps at new opportunity

"I've benefited from my hard work here. I'm excited to explore the other side of higher education."

"I've benefited from my hard work here. I'm excited to explore the other side of higher education."

“I’ve reaped the benefits of a lot of hard work over the past five years, being a student-athlete here. I’m excited to explore the other side of higher education. Being able to learn from the exceptional leadership staff here and be mentored by them is a great opportunity.”

Former Carolina track and field star Emily Godwin ’18 is Carolina’s first student-athlete to become a Chancellor’s FellowOpens in new window. The Chancellor’s Fellowship, launched by Chancellor Carol Folt in 2014, provides an opportunity for graduating Carolina seniors to explore and understand the inner workings of a higher education institution. Fellows tackle projects across the University, developing skills in project management, critical thinking and research.

Godwin graduated from UNC with honors on May 13, 2018, with a degree in business administration. In addition to all-conference honors in both indoor and outdoor competition, Godwin was an All-ACC Academic selection and a recipient of the ACC Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship for graduate work.

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