Over the years, Greg has spent time - & collaborated with a lot of groups - in North Carolina. On a personal level, he has taken part in fun experiences like throwing out the first pitch game at a Charlotte Knights game, whitewater rafting at the US National Whitewater Center and doing a ride-along at the Richard Petty Driving Experience. On a civic level, his foundation funded a college scholarship for a student in North Carolina. On the professional level, the books based on Greg's story (The Silhouette Man & The First Thirty) have been utilized by schools & groups in North Carolina (i.e. UNC Chapel Hill ordered copies for selected students; a fan ordered copies for each player on the Charlotte Knights) as part of their efforts to make a positive impact in the community. A review from an educator at UNC Chapel Hill is featured on the first page reviews of the current edition of The Silhouette Man.. SCROLL DOWN TO CONTINUE
Over the years, Greg has spoken at a variety of events in North Carolina for people of different ages & backgrounds (i.e. an event for middle school kids in Chapel Hill, an event for undergrads at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; private events for senior citizens), He has also spoken at events for current and future educators in North Carolina -- including serving as the keynote speaker for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Junior Conference and closing speaker for the Durham Association of Educators Summer Institute. Greg has written for a variety of publications including an article (about an alum) for the alumni magazine at University of North Carolina at Charlotte..