News from the Friday Center


See The Honeycutters in Concert at the Friday Center

The Friday Center for Continuing Education, in partnership with the Chapel Hill and Orange County Visitors Bureau, is proud to host its fifth annual Under the Atrium concert featuring The Honeycutters. When: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Where: The Friday Center for Continuing Education Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. **Food trucks will be on site.**…




Meet Brett, Spring 2017 Scholarship Winner

Each semester, the Friday Center awards three scholarships to part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students age 24 or older studying at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Friday Adult Learner Scholarship is named for former UNC President Bill Friday, who strove to make a university education available to all citizens of North Carolina. Funding for the scholarship comes directly from donor contributions. Read…




Meet Owen, Spring 2017 Scholarship Winner

Each semester, the Friday Center awards three scholarships to part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students age 24 or older studying at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Friday Adult Learner Scholarship is named for former UNC President Bill Friday, who strove to make a University education available to all citizens of North Carolina. Funding for the scholarship comes directly from donor contributions. Read…




Meet Allison, Spring 2017 Scholarship Winner

Each semester, the Friday Center awards three scholarships to part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students age 24 or older studying at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Friday Adult Learner Scholarship is named for former UNC President Bill Friday, who strove to make a University education available to all citizens of North Carolina. Funding for the scholarship comes directly from donor contributions. Read…




Marvin Saltzman Artist Talk

“Places III” – Art by Marvin Saltzman Reception and Artist Talk Thursday, Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m. Artist Talk: 7 p.m. Admission is free Food trucks will be on site Join Marvin Saltzman, artist and Professor Emeritus at UNC-Chapel Hill, as he shares inspiration behind his landscape paintings from around the world. Walk through the exhibit at your own leisure, currently on display at the Friday Center, and…




Learn the Story Behind the Art

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight –  A…




Liveblog: Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep

Notice: On Thursday, Oct. 27, Jack Rodenfels, Marketing Manager for the Friday Center liveblogged the fourth installment of the “What’s the Big Idea?” lecture series from the Friday Center from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Every Thursday in October, UNC-Chapel Hill physicians and faculty shared their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical and philosophical perspective. The lecture’s theme was…




Discover C.S. Lewis as an Academic, Apologist, and Artist

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: The…




Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep

Engage in discussion with UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and physicians as they share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective. Lecture Spotlight: Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep Thursday, Oct. 27 | 7-8:30 pm | $10. Students free with an ID, please RSVP to Jill Conrad. We spend nearly a third of our lives in sleep, yet many of the implications of sleep re…




Celebrate Bob Dylan’s Storied Career at the Friday Center

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: Doo…




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