Family & Alumni Weekend

Thanks to all who attended Family & Alumni Weekend 2017!

We appreciate everyone who joined us for this annual tradition. Photos can be found on Facebook and Flickr.

Featured Alumni Events

Friday, September 15

50-Year (Class of 1967) & Golden Wing Society Reunions

This event honors the Class of 1967 as they celebrate their 50-year milestone along with Golden Wing Society members (Classes of 1949-1967) who have surpassed their 50-year alumni status. Invitation only. For more information, contact

Music Department Alumni Concert & Reception

UNCW Cultural Arts Building, 7:30 p.m.
An evening featuring department of music alumna Mary Gheen '09, flute, followed by a dessert reception in the grand lobby. Concert Tickets; $20 general public, $15 for UNCW alumni, parents, faculty/staff, and $5 for UNCW students with a valid ID and the reception is included. All tickets are general seating. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Reception to immediately follow the concert. More information >>

Saturday, September 16

Latino Family Picnic

Hugh MacRae Park shelter #2, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Join Centro Hispano at their annual Latin Familia picnic and take part in our first ever alumni soccer game!  Sponsored by Centro Hispano.

UNCW Alumni & Family Day at the Beach

Wrightsville Beach, 12 – 3 p.m.
Join us for a fun day at Wrightsville Beach at access #36 near Crystal Pier. The Alumni Association will provide complimentary snacks and lots of fun beach games. A local musician will be playing some relaxing beach tunes as you wind down with your friends and classmates. Complimentary transportation to the beach will be available for all attendees who pre-register.

Legacy Pinning Ceremony

Kenan Auditorium, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
The UNCW Alumni Association invites legacy students (current students with a parent, grandparent or sibling who have attended UNCW) to join us for a pinning ceremony to commemorate making UNCW a family tradition.
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Seahawk Southern Shindig

Burney Center, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Ticket Cost: General - $18. Children under 10 - $7. Enjoy a relaxing feast! UNCW student performance groups including a cappella singing groups, dance and comedy troupes! Photos with Sammy and fun for the whole family!

UNCW Class of 1997 - 20 Year Reunion

Alumni and Friends from the class of 1997 are invited to join their classmates at Alumni & Family Day at the Beach and the Seahawk Southern Shindig to celebrate their 20 year alumni status. All Class of 1997 graduates will be awarded with a 20th Reunion pin at the Seahawk Southern Shindig. 
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