The H. David and Diane Swain Center for Business and

Economic Services

With a 30-year history on the UNCW campus, the H. David and Diane Swain Center for Business and Economic Services emphasizes outreach into the private and business community to meet the needs of North Carolina. Its activities include providing training for the region's workforce, forecasting the economy, and  partnering in projects with students and faculty across campus . The Center will use the Swains' gift as a catalyst for program growth, enhancing the scope of services it provides to the region.

Mission Statement

The Swain Center provides diverse opportunities to lead the way in education, training, and professional development for individuals and organizations through a hands-on, personal approach.

Professional and Continuing Education

The Swain Center makes the educational resources of UNCW available  for adult learners, businesses, industries, professional organizations, military and other government entities. These non-credit education programs fall into six general categories:

Outlook conference

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Advisory Board

We work with our Swain Center advisory board at quarterly meetings.





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