Donors eclipse goal

For the first time in five years, the State Employees Combined Campaign in Orange County made its goal. In fact, it surpassed the $500,000 goal by nearly 6 percent.

University faculty and staff contributed $435,689--or 82 percent--of the $528,156 raised in the October 1995 campaign. Thirty percent of University employees contributed to the campaign, giving 17 percent more money than in 1994.

Rounding out the local campaign were donations of $12,700 from UNC General Administration and $79,767 from UNC Hospitals.

"We set an ambitious goal, and our volunteers and employees came through," said local campaign chairman Matt Kupec, associate vice chancellor for development. "Carolina faculty and staff generously supported organizations that make life better for people in our community and around the world."

The once-a-year statewide fund raiser for local, national and international charitable organizations this year included 289 agencies for which employees could earmark their contributions.

More than 300 volunteers worked as vice chairs, area coordinators and solicitors for "A Moment of Sharing ... A Lifetime of Caring," the theme for this year's campaign.

Twenty-three departments qualified for the campaign's gold award, given in areas that had 85 percent employee participation with average gifts of $65 a person, while 29 qualified for the silver award, recognizing 65 percent participation and average gifts of $50.

Gold Awards:

Aerospace Studies

Affirmative Action

Alumni Association

Applied Science

Carolina Union

Chancellor's Office

Center for the Development of Learning

Dentistry (Diagnostic Studies, Pediatrics and Periodontics)

Development Office

Highway Safety Research Center

International Studies

Journalism and Mass Communication

Maternal and Child Health


Principals' Executive Program

Public Health Dean's Office

Scholarships and Student Aid

Sheps Center

Social Medicine

Urban Studies

Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Office

Silver award:

Academic Services (Arts and Sciences)

Ambulatory Care Center (Administration)

Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance

Cashier's Office

Center for Alcohol Studies

Center for Public Health Practice

City and Regional Planning

Contracts and Grants

Dentistry (Operative)

Division of Continuing Education

FPG Child Development Center


Health Behavior and Education

Health Policy and Administration

Human Resources

Internal Audit

Materials Support (Purchasing)

Operations Research

Office of Information Systems


Political Science

Program on Aging

Provost's Office

Russian and East European Languages


Study Abroad Program

University Affairs

University Relations

Women's Studies

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