Taking Flight

Taking Flight: UNCW

About Taking Flight

Taking Flight is a program designed to help graduating undergraduate students prepare for life after graduation. Taking Flight promotes campus events that will assist graduating students with their transition from UNCW and provides opportunities for student leaders to reflect on their UNCW experience. Charged by Vice Chancellor Pat Leonard, Taking Flight was established in August of 2011 and continues to support graduating students with their transition to the post graduate world. 

Mission of Taking Flight

By participating in Taking Flight programs and events, graduating seniors (May-December) will articulate and make meaning of their UNCW experience. While engaged in Taking Flight, students will make meaning of their personal accomplishments, reflect on their learning experiences and achievements and be prepared to apply them after leaving UNCW, carry forward UNCW values and Seahawk pride, and build affiliation with the institution as future alumni. Completing this program will help students depart UNCW with confidence in their personal accomplishments and with pride about their alma mater.