Calendar of Events

March 2015

COM Studies Day

More information coming soon!


Make the Most of Your Major!

Are you having trouble deciding what classes to take next semester? Have you figured out your focus area in COM yet? If these questions are causing you to stress out, then make sure to attend the Communication Studies Society’s Make the Most of Your Major information session on Monday, March 16 (the day we return from Spring Break) at 6:00 pm in Leutze Hall 143. CSS hosts the event each semester prior to pre-registration advising to help you learn more about COM course offerings. COM faculty will be on hand to discuss what they teach, so you can make an informed decision about what classes will best suit you and your career goals. PCOM students who stay for the entire session also get a FastPass to skip to the front of the advising line when advising starts (be sure to check your e-mail soon for the PCOM advising notice). For more information, visit


February 2015

Come Out and Discover “Your Inner Fish”

The UNCW Honors College will host the lecture, “Your Inner Fish" by Dr. Neil Shubin, Monday, February 23, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Burney Center Ballroom.

Neil Shubin, University of Chicago, is the author of the best-selling book; Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body (2008). The focus of Shubin's research is the evolution of new organs, especially limbs. One of his most significant discoveries, the 375-million-year-old Tiktaalik roseae fossil, is considered an important transitional form between fish and land animals. His work has been featured in many venues, follow the link for information on the PBS series "Your Inner Fish."

The lecture will be followed by a question and answer session and book-signing. This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.


ADVISING is right around the corner. Are you ready?

On Monday, February 23, the Communication Studies Society will hold an information/workshop to help you make your advising experience more effective. University College Faculty Advisor and PCOM Advisor Jennifer Chin will teach you how to make sense of your degree audit, so don’t forget to print and bring your CURRENT, PRINTER-FRIENDLY audit. She will also show you a few quick resources, and provide PCOM advising updates, so don’t miss out. (Plus, you’ll be one-step ahead for your advising session b/c you’ll already have your audit ready) The session is open to all PCOM/COM majors. The fun begins at 6:00pm in Leutze 143.


Black Coffee: Exploring African American Romantic Relationships:

Tuesday, February 17th, 6:30-9:00 p.m., Leutze Hall 143

Romantic, intimate relationships explored through the experiences of young African Americans will be the focus of this session. A screening of the romantic-comedy film Black Coffee will be followed by an audience discussion led by Mr. Eric Small, the film's Executive Producer and Dr. Anita McDaniel, Associate Professor in UNCW's Department of Communication Studies. Presented by the Department of Communication Studies and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.


The Communication Studies Society will host an alumni panel on Monday, February 9 at 6:00 pm in Leutze Hall 143. Learn from and meet with COM grads who work in a variety of fields in COM, including marketing, fundraising, nonprofit, event planning, and broadcast journalism). This is a great networking opportunity, and is open to all students.


January 2015

Spring 2015 Classes Begin

News Archive:

UNC Wilmington | 601 S. College Road, Wilmington NC 28403 | 910.962.3000 | About this Site | Copyright Notice | Feedback | Page maintained by:  M. Larson [ larsonm AT uncw DOT edu ]