Clay Aiken – Most Famous Alumnus

The College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has a fine reputation. Currently, the College enrolls over 3000 undergraduate and graduate students in professional education programs. Their programs are nationally accredited and approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

UNC Charlotte publishes a magazine for the College of Education. In the fall of 2007, this popular publication featured an article about Clay Aiken. Titled, “Measure of a Man,” the article called Clay their most famous alumnus. The article highlighted Clay’s work with his foundation and how important he feels it is to educate people about Inclusion.

The article is a nice read and features a 4 page spread which includes two beautiful pictures; one from Clay’s professional life and one from his UNICEF work.

If you have trouble reading the article, remember to click on the photo and it will enlarge to make it easier to see and read.

Have you ever seen the campus of UNC Charlotte?

Maybe you can visit while at the Champions Gala this month.

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9 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – Most Famous Alumnus

  1. It was grand for the UNC Charlotte to honor Clay in this way. He certainly deserved it. As always his
    statements shows his great humility. This is one entertainer who I am proud to be a fan of – a great
    man – Mr. Clay Aiken! Clay did exactly what he said he wanted to do – such a great example for others. Thank you – Clay, for being the "real you"!! <3

  2. Thanks for posting this article. I have never read it before. Clay has so much love and commitment to share with children. I keep wondering what he is planning to do beginning in 2014. Clay seems very interested in the political world. I wonder if he may be looking into doing something in N.C. politics given the problems they are having down there i.e. voting rights, etc.

    • Emily, I hope you're right. Clay would make a fantastic legislator. We need good men like him in politics!

  3. It's always amazing to read about how NIP and Clay started. Love Clay to bits, he's paved the way and made a big difference. He will always be a beacon. 😀

  4. What a great article. Clay does so much to further inclusion. I’m glad the did this nice article on him.

    • Mildred….I am not sure what you mean? The entire text is there. To check, click on the page to get it larger and see the page number…

  5. measure of a man – etc.
    by Denise S. Hunter – etc. – continued on p. 20 (page 19)
    measure of a man – (continued from p. 17) – etc.
    Writing begins "to children of all abilities". Where is the
    beginning of that sentence, plus whatever came before it?

    • The numbers on the pages are in order and sometimes if they put an full page picture, the page numbers might be different.

      However, the text is fine…to children of all abilities is the end of the sentence that starts "State Farm Insurance also awarded…

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