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Phillips Passport Initiative

June 16, 2022

The Phillips Passport Initiative provides funding for first year and new transfer undergraduate students to obtain their first U.S. passport. The mission of the initiative is to encourage students to participate in global experiences while at Carolina. Award recipients will … Continued

Summer 2022 Phillips Ambassadors Announced

June 16, 2022

After a competitive application process, five new Phillips Ambassadors were selected for Summer 2022 study abroad programs in Asia. The students will attend a unique seminar course with returning ambassadors before they leave, and again upon return from studying abroad. They will also … Continued

2022 Graduate Phillips Ambassador Announced

June 15, 2022

The Phillips Ambassadors Program is thrilled to have Risa Murase join us as the 2022 Graduate Phillips Ambassador. Risa is an international Ph.D student at the Department of Sociology who hails from Tokyo, Japan. She comes to us with several … Continued

Spring 2022 Phillips Ambassadors

March 8, 2022

Six new Phillips Ambassadors were selected for Spring 2022 study abroad programs in Asia, headed to Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, and Korea.  From left to right: Katherine Angell of Winston-Salem is studying through the Yonsei University spring program. She is an English … Continued

Spotlight on Give Backs: Taylor Doggett

July 12, 2021

Taylor Doggett and Wyatt Bruton launched our Alumni Ambassador Interview Series with a discussion about Wyatt’s path to China and beyond. Taylor studied abroad as a Phillips Ambassador in Hong Kong in 2019 and is currently working as a press … Continued

Spotlight on Give Backs: Gardner Davis

February 1, 2021

Without the Phillips Ambassador’s program, I wouldn’t have been able to embark on the most fun – and most personally enriching – journey in my life so far. I’m not exaggerating when I say that being afforded the opportunity to … Continued

Reflecting on India: Molly Cartwright (India ’19)

December 13, 2020

I can still taste the parathas oozing with cheese, the sweet daily chai, the brilliant, freshly picked pomegranate, the spicy dal clinging to my fingers. I can still hear the serene sound of flapping prayer flags, the icy Himalayan water … Continued

Alumni Enrichment Opportunities: Ciara Henihan (India ’18)

June 19, 2020

The Phillips Ambassadors Program encourages returning students to continue their engagement with Asia through Give Backs, community involvement, and special opportunities supported by alumni enrichment funds. Ciara Henihan (India ’18) reflects on her return experience to Asia as a program … Continued

Shanghai Program

January 20, 2020

The Phillips Ambassadors Program is thrilled to continue our partnership with NYU Shanghai. Although our program was cancelled for summer 2022 due to NYU’s campus renovation we continue to plan for summer 2023. This new faculty-led program, created in collaboration … Continued