170929-housing_and_social_work-body

Housing Partners with UNC School of Social Work

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student Alex Lombardi had an aha moment shortly after she began working as an intern for the Housing Department.

Public housing neighborhoods in Chapel Hill are surrounded by student housing. But the communities and residents don’t really mix.

“In Chapel Hill, public housing is so well integrated, that many students are unaware,” she said. “When you’re a student you’re in a sort of bubble.”

Now Lombardi wants to get to know her neighbors – and it’s because of where she works. She is the first student from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work in a new field instruction course based at the Town of Chapel Hill Housing Department.

Read more.

Labor Day Holiday

Post Date:08/21/2017 9:34 AM
New Sidewalk

Most municipal offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.

RESIDENTIAL REFUSE COLLECTION: No trash collection Monday. Monday routes will be collected Wednesday, Sept. 6. Tuesday trash collection will not be affected.

CURBSIDE RECYCLING: No change in schedule.

COMMERCIAL REFUSE COLLECTION: No trash collection Monday. Monday’s trash will be collected by the end of the week.

ORANGE COUNTY LANDFILL will be closed.

SOLID WASTE CONVENIENCE CENTERS will be closed.

CHAPEL HILL TRANSIT will not operate.

HOUSING: Office and Maintenance Division will be closed. For emergency maintenance services, call 919-968-2855.

CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY will be open 1 to 5 p.m.

PARKING SERVICES: The Parking office will be closed. On-street parking meters will be free.

PARKS AND RECREATION: The Plant Road office will be closed.

For more information on Town Holidays, visit www.townofchapelhill.org/holiday.           

Return to full list >>
View Full Site