Friday Center News & Events

Parking Information for Fall Classes Held at Friday Conference Center

University Transportation & Parking has released information about parking for classes held at the Friday Conference Center this fall as a part of the University’s response to the COVID pandemic. Main campus permits will be honored in Friday Center Visitor parking lots Semester permits will be available for students and employees (next week) Daily permits […]

UNC-Chapel Hill partners with 2U to Expand Access to Tech Boot Camps

The UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center for Continuing Education has joined 2U, Inc., and more than 30 non-profit universities nationwide to launch a $3 million scholarship fund designed to expand access to critical tech training boot camps for historically underrepresented candidates experiencing job loss or financial hardship. Scholarships of $2,500 each will be available to Black, […]

UNC-Chapel Hill waives tuition and fees for online nurse refresher program to help North Carolina registered nurses fight COVID-19

Chapel Hill, N.C. (April 1, 2020) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is helping to address the state’s nursing shortage in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Today the UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center for Continuing Education, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing and the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program announced they have waived tuition and fees for […]

Impact of the Novel Coronavirus on Friday Center Programming

UNC-Chapel Hill is closely monitoring the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. There are no confirmed cases on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus at this time. However, the University has put in place several precautionary measures, effective March 11: Spring break is extended through March 22. No academic instruction will be offered. We strongly encourage students to remain off campus. […]

Upcoming Event: Holocaust Cantata

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the 75th anniversary of the founding of Holocaust Remembrance Day – January 27. To commemorate these events, the Friday Center, in partnership with the Choral Society of Durham, will offer a performance of Holocaust Cantata, a musical composition created by composer and […]

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Upcoming event: Closing the Wage Gap: Negotiating Skills for Women

Negotiation is a skill well worth mastering. The ability to negotiate can drive down the cost of your next car, convince a skeptical toddler to try broccoli, or totally change the trajectory of your financial future. It might also have the power to help women close the wage gap. Join us for an engaging panel […]

Registration now open for Spring 2020 Community Classroom Courses

Registration is now open for the spring 2020 series of Community Classroom daytime enrichment courses at the UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center. This spring’s lineup includes: Are U Smarter Than Your Smart Phone? Basic Android 101 Training Are U Smarter than Your Smartphone? Basic iPhone 101 Training Art Appreciation: Oh the Stories These Paintings Can Tell! […]

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The Friday Conference Center announces its acceptance into IACC

The International Association of Conference Centers (IACC), which represents small- to medium-sized conference and meeting venues, has welcomed the Friday Conference Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill into full membership. The Friday Conference Center has demonstrated that it meets the stringent global quality standards set by IACC. To achieve IACC certification, […]

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Black History Month Event: Voices for Equality

In celebration of Black History, the Friday Center for Continuing Education proudly presents a theatrical performance presented by acclaimed actor and playwright, Mike Wiley. His one-man play, Breach of Peace, pays tribute to the 1961 Freedom Fighters Movement. The event will take place on Sunday, February 16, 3-5 p.m. at the Friday Center. May 24, […]