Academic Advising Council

Pathways to Success

UNCW alumni discuss success 10 years post-graduation

On April 6, 2017, from 3:30-5:00, accomplished alumni from a range of programs will return to UNCW and participate in a panel discussion during which they will describe how their educational experiences contributed to their ability to achieve success, both professionally and personally. Our distinguished alumni panelists include Jenna Gasper (French and International Business), Melissa Gillespie (Social Studies Teaching), Ashley Murphy (English), Brendon Murphy (Film Studies), Chad Porter (Physical Education)), Will Thompson (Chemistry) and Rocco Quaranto (Entrepreneurship and Business Development).

 Because individuals’ pathways to success are often nonlinear and even unpredictable, we will ask our panelists to discuss what their educations prepared them to do as well as how their educational experiences aided them to adapt to unexpected opportunities and challenges. Time will be allotted for audience members to pose questions to our panelists. Through this event, students, faculty, and administrators will have a wonderful opportunity to be instructed and inspired by a group of our alumni who have generously agreed to share their wisdom with the UNCW community.

 Our panel discussion takes place in Lumina Theater in the Fisher Student Center and is followed by a reception in the Clock Tower Lounge.