News Archive

  • Campus Outreach Council Established

  • Art for the Masses

  • UNCW puts community service impact at $2 million

  • Economic Impact news release

  • UNCW Impact Report (pdf)
  • North Carolina Azalea Festival SEAHAWK SWEEP: Get involved in North Carolina's Azalea Festival Seahawk Sweep in preparation of Wilmington's largest event, The Azalea Festival, the following week (April 9-13). Together as a community, we can make a difference in Wilmington, NC by cleaning up trash in various parts of the city, especially downtown. The garbage collected will be separated between trash and recyclables, at which point both will be weighed in order to determine how much of each was collected. Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing how this community can make a difference for other cities to emulate! For more information, click here.

  • UNCW Hosts 2014 Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement Conference: Over 250 community partners, presidents, faculty, and staff from 40 higher education institutions and organizations, will travel to Wilmington from nine states to attend our first Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) conference on North Carolina’s coast. For more information, please click here.
  • UNCW Hosts 2014 Civic Engagement Institute: Launched in 2007, this Institute is designed to thoroughly explore one civic engagement topic during a day-long gathering. Teams of faculty, staff and administrators, from NC Campus Compact member campuses, are invited to attend.  Focus of this years' Institute is "Anchoring Community Vitality: Linking Campus Community Engagement and Economic Development." For more information and to register, click here.
  • May 2013 - Jim Roberts Named Director of CIE
  • Art for the Masses!: Art for the Masses will be held from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23 in the Burney and Warwick Centers at UNCW. This event will showcase all-original fine art priced at $250 or less with nearly 200 artists registered. UNCW, Cameron Art Museum instructors, DREAMS of Wilmington and Cape Fear Community College students' art will also be available for purchase. Parking is free and restaurant meal service will be available. Art for the Masses is free and open to the public, with a requested door donation to help fund public art projects at the university.

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