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The place with distinction statewide and national began in 1891 as Women’s College. Known now as the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, its alumni have earned distinction as Pulitzer Prize winning historians, NASA astronomers, and acclaimed artists. Distinction earned from local sources came from alumni like Alice Irby. Information about Irby noted her marks of distinction such as involvement with the 1960 Woolworth’s sit-ins.
An 1881 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Charles Duncan McIver had a long career in education. He was the founder and first president of the State Normal and Industrial School for Girls, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Drs. Edwin Alderman and Charles McIver truly went out into the wilderness, preaching the Gospel of Education from one end of North Carolina to the other, and winning people everywhere to their great cause.