University Advancement

Donor Recognition & Alumni Awards

Giving Societies

UNCW's giving societies celebrate the university's most loyal and generous supporters. Each delivers a range of benefits, perks, and unique offers for donors. Learn more

  • UNCW Society
  • Clocktower Society
  • Wilmington Society
  • E.L. White Society 

Alumni Awards

Each year, the Alumni Relations office facilitates the nominations and selection of alumni awards. Learn more

  • Distinguished Alumnus/a of the Year
  • Distinguished Young Alumnus/a of the Year
  • Distinguished Citizen of the Year
  • Cameron School of Business Outstanding Alumni Awards 
  • School of Nursing Outstanding Alumnus Award
  • Watson College of Education Distinguished Alumnus of the Year 

Alumni Stories

Alumni stories can be published in the UNCW magazine, on social media and also on WE ARE UNCW. If you have suggestions for a great alumni success story that we can share please contact us!