Encyclopedia of UNCG History

An online resource for exploring the history of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Kathleen Petit Hawkins graduated from the North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) in 1920, after completing a one year commercial course, and was immediately hired by then President Julius Foust as a secretary to Laura Coit, who was his own secretary. In 1937, she left the President’s office and began working in the financial aid office, […]