BSPH Alumna Makala Carrington (’19) Bestowed With Excellence in Leadership Award

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Makala Carrington (BSPH ’19) has exemplified remarkable leadership across a multitude of sectors, most notably in public health, military service, ministry, academia and community involvement. Throughout her five-year public health journey, she has accrued significant experience, working at the local and federal levels of government to help improve the lives of those who need it most at institutions such as Johns Hopkins and the CDC. Carrington also served in the military as a public health officer and chaplain candidate. She earned a bachelor’s degree in public health from the College of Health and Human Services.

UNC Charlotte’s Black Alumni Chapter bestowed Excellence in Leadership Awards upon 10 outstanding alumni at a ceremony in the Popp Martin Student Union Saturday, Feb. 3. The Excellence in Leadership Awards, founded in 2011 under the leadership of the first BAC president and former faculty member Gregory Davis ’76, recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of Black, African American and African UNC Charlotte alumni who have achieved excellence in their respective fields and communities. Read the full article here.