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UNCW Ranks 9th Nationally Among Best Online Education Degree Programs
UNCW ranks 9th nationally on a list of Best Online Education Degrees for 2017 compiled by the higher education website College Choice. Read more >

UNCW Recognized as a Best College Value for 2017
UNCW has been named a Best College Value for 2017 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, ranking in the top 100 public universities. The university also is on Value Colleges’ list of the Top 10 Best Online Colleges in North Carolina. Read more >

Watson College Dean Van Dempsey Appointed to State Education Commission 
Van Dempsey, dean of UNCW’s Watson College of Education, has been named to the Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission, formed to advise the State Board of Education on topics related to professional standards of practice. His two-year term begins September 1. Read more >

UNCW’s Robert Tyndall Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
UNCW professor emeritus Robert Tyndall has received a 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from StarNews Media in recognition of his 45-year career in education, including 28 years in leadership roles at UNCW. The award was presented at a luncheon ceremony on Aug. 15. Read more >

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