In the fall of 1970, Larry W. Usilton met the chair of UNCW’s History Department, who was looking for someone to teach both ancient and medieval history. Usilton sent in his application, and the rest is Seahawk history.

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NEW: Celebrate "70 Years of Seahawk Success" with Video Feature

NEW: Donate Shared Leave Time to Colleagues

NEW: Attend a "Lunch and Learn" Social Security Benefits Presentation on Sept. 26

NEW: Assist Communication Studies Class by Completing an Online Research Survey

NEW: Connect with Students in the Residence Halls by Volunteering for “House Calls” by Sept. 22

NEW: Update Your Headshot at Tomorrow's Open Faculty/Staff Portrait Session

NEW: Submit Nominations for the 2018 UNCW Alumni Association Distinguished Awards Through Oct. 13

REMINDER: Submit Proposals for Charles L. Cahill Awards for Faculty Scholarship Through Oct. 16

REMINDER: Purchase a Faculty/Staff Meal Plan by Sept. 22 and Receive a Free Punch Card


REMINDER: Celebration of Life in Memory of Dr. William "Bill" McCarthy on Sept. 22

NEW: Rape Aggression Defense for Women and Resisting Aggression with Defense for Men Begins Sept. 27

NEW: Seahawk Saturday: Campus Abuzz with Fall Visit Day, S.T.E.A.M. Celebration and CMS Open House

NEW: Annual Outlook Conference to Explore “Transportation”

NEW: UNCW Mainstage Set for a Stellar 2017-18 Season

NEW: North Carolina Justice Center Offering Free DACA Renewal Clinics

NEW: CIE, ETEAL Hosting an Interactive Social Entrepreneurship and Nonprofits Workshop on Sept. 28

NEW: Bill Taylor’s "Leadership in an Age of Disruption: Simple Principles for Making a Big Difference" Available in Skillport

REMINDER: Registration Open for UNCW MarineQuest Weekend Programs (for Youth Ages 4-14)

REMINDER: Farewell Celebration for B. Lynne Reeder, Director of Counseling Center and University Testing Services, Today

REMINDER: New Automated Parking Permit Process for Faculty and Staff

Hawk Highlights

UNCW Faculty, Staff Honored for Achievement in Research Funding

Chris Lantz, Steve Elliot Assume New Roles in College of Health and Human Services, School of Health and Applied Human Sciences

Research Associate William McLellan Nominated for the 2018 Indianapolis Prize

Bonnie Monteleone (Chemistry) Recognized as a Governor's Conservation Hero for Work with Marine Pollution

Sheri Shaw (CHHS) Selected for Leadership North Carolina and Wilmington Programs

Hottest Homepage Headlines

UNCW Moves Up in U.S. News Rankings as Enrollment Nears 16,500 (Sept. 12)

UNCW Faculty Recognized for Excellence at Fall Meeting (Sept. 7)

UNCW Online Master of History Program Earns National Accolades (Sept. 7)

In the News

UNCW Moves Up in Ranking as One of the Best Regional Universities

Additional coverage: StarNews; Port City Daily; The News and Observer

WCE Dean Van Dempsey Appointed to State Education Commission

Greater Wilmington Business Journal

UNCW Sends 'Radical Love' Mural to Charlottesville


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PED 101 lecturer Adam Jetton helps his one-year-old son Leo attempt to dunk College of Health and Human Services Dean Charles Hardy during the college's annual convocation celebration on Sept. 15.

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