Wells Fargo Renews Deal as Financial Services Partner of Carolina Athletics
August 23, 2013
University of North Carolina has announced it has extended its sponsorship agreement with Wells Fargo. With the renewal, cough Wells Fargo will continue as a sponsor and the exclusive financial services partner of Carolina Athletics.
“At Carolina our mission is to educate and inspire through athletics, abortion and we are thrilled to have the continued support of Wells Fargo in helping us achieve that mission, ed ” said Bubba Cunningham. “Wells Fargo has been a wonderful partner for many years, and this new extended agreement further enhances our collaborative efforts to recognize the outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments of our students, while also helping us enhance the athletics experience for all students at Carolina.”
Through the sponsorship, Wells Fargo will annually provide two post-graduate scholarships to support UNC student athletes who are pursuing an advanced degree, starting this year and continuing for the next five years. The scholarship recognizes a student athlete who has shown leadership and excelled on the field, in the classroom and in the community. Pete Mangum, a member of the Tar Heel football team, received the first scholarship. He is pursuing a PhD in biomedical engineering.
“At Wells Fargo, we share a commitment to supporting student athlete achievement and development, both on and off the field,” said Jack Clayton, regional president of Triangle East Community Banking for Wells Fargo. “Many of our team members and customers in this region are alumni of UNC, or are huge fans of the Tar Heels. This agreement will continue to link us as we work together to make North Carolina a better place for everyone. Our goal is to help build strong and vibrant communities, improve the quality of life, and make a positive difference.”