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With nearly 100,000 alumni across the globe, our Seahawk family is making a difference in communities everywhere. Discover alumni success stories, news updates and alumni-owned businesses in the features below. Don't forget to share your own news!

Tisha Petteway McFarland '98, owner of Honey Bun Cake Factory

Tisha Petteway McFarland followed her passion for baking and founded Honey Bun Cake Factory where they take recipes originating from North Carolina and develop them into a baking masterpiece.


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Aldo Plata at Duke baseball field

Hawk's Eye View: Aldo Plata ’03

From Team USA to the Duke Blue Devils, former student-athlete Aldo Plata continues to play a key role as an athletic trainer helping his teams win multiple championships.