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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.

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Have Your Say about the Future of Mobile Phone Service in Chapel Hill

Post Date:09/26/2017 3:45 PM
CELL TOWER

Do you have ideas about the future of mobile phone service in Chapel Hill? Please share your input via this poll -- https://pollev.com/toch -- which will take only 5-10 minutes. The poll will be active until Oct. 12.

Your participation will provide input toward a Chapel Hill’s Telecomm Master Planning and Ordinance process. This will address anticipated changes in wireless technology and the need for regulatory improvements.

Wireless communications and the associated infrastructure is essential to our community as regards basic day-to-day services, educational, public safety, entertainment, and business needs.

For more information: http://www.townofchapelhill.org/wireless

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