UNCW in the News

UNCW in the News

Oct. 28-Nov. 1

UNCW receives $2.5 million gift
Port City Daily
During a board of trustees meeting today, Chancellor Gary Miller announced that the family of the late Bill and Barbara Dobo has given $2.5 million to UNCW.
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Developing minority leaders focus of two-day conference
Star News
The Pender County Commissioner is planning another minority leadership conference. Notable speakers and participants expected to attend include state Sen. Donald "Don" Davis of Snow Hill; Gary Miller, Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington; Anthony Graham, chairman of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the N.C. A&T State University.

Enrollment soars at UNCW, eases financial strain
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is teeming with students. The increase in population has lessened the university's financial burdens. State funds were cut to the tune of almost $4 million but some of those funds have now been recouped.

Bookmarks - Author reflects on a mystical journey
Star News
Former Washington Post correspondent T.R. Reid, author of the 2009 best seller "The Healing of America," will speak on the future of health care in a free lecture 7 p.m. Nov. 5 in UNCW's Burney Center.

Business students given chance to win cash, experience
Star News
Victaulic is in the global business of making piping connections. Executives at the company's Leland plant have made it their business to create a connection with the UNCW Cameron Business School.

Top Colleges & Universities With International Business Programs in North Carolina
Global Post
An English-speaking program for students with undergraduate degrees in business, finance or economics, the University of North Carolina Wilmington's International Master of Business Administration program is a three-term course.

Recital will honor retiring accompanist and vocal coach Ainspac
Star News
A voice recital will honor longtime accompanist and vocal coach Patricia Ainspac on her retirement. Nancy King and Emery Stephens will perform 4 p.m. Sunday in Beckwith Recital Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Seahawks announce ticket plans
Port City Daily
The 2013-14 college basketball season is around the corner and UNCW Athletics has a variety of ticket options available for fans.

Seahawks post season bound with win over Delaware
Sophomore Katrina Guillou scored two goals and added an assist to lead UNCW to a 3-1 victory over Delaware in Colonial Athletic Association women's soccer action Sunday at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

UNCW women's soccer claims spot in CAA Tournament
Star News
UNC Wilmington came into its Sunday afternoon finale against Delaware needing a win or draw to qualify for the 2013 CAA Women's Soccer Championship. The Seahawks did more than enough on their home pitch to wrap up a fifth seed for the postseason, with a 3-1 victory.

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell coming to UNCW
Port City Daily
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been booked to perform Feb. 1 at UNCW's Kenan Auditorium. Ticket sales will begin Friday.

Tickets go on sale Friday for Harris/Crowell concert
Star News
Tickets go on sale Friday for a 2014 joint concert at UNCW by Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell.

Arts council names grant recipients
A variety of Cape Fear area organizations promoting arts initiatives and projects will receive grants from the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, officials announced recently. UNCW Presents is among the local grant recipients for 2013-14.

UNCW soccer teams honored
Star News
UNCW women's soccer player Katrina Guillou is the CAA player of the week after scoring twice and grabbing an assist in the team's season finale against Delaware.

Trio of Seahawks earn weekly awards on the pitch
Port City Daily
UNCW sophomore forward Katrina Guillou was named Co-Player of the Week by the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) on Monday.

Alabama takes Landfall Tradition; Seahawks clinch berth into CAA Tourney
Port City Daily
Sophomore Katrina Guillou scored two goals and added an assist to lead UNCW to a 3-1 victory over Delaware in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) women's soccer action Sunday at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

News & Notes - Singers celebrated; honors chorus; professor wins award; fundraiser
Star News
Herbert Berg, professor of philosophy and religion at UNCW, was recently selected to receive the Governor's Award for Excellence, the highest honor a state employee can receive.

Colonial-era Rouse's Tavern served drinks, drama in Ogden
Star News
Operated by Alexander Rouse, Rouse's Tavern was a Colonial-era ordinary, serving as much as a roadside diner and a place to spend the night as a place to drink, but it's hard to say exactly where it was located, according to Chris Fonvielle, associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

UNCW swimming continues to earn CAA honors
UNCW juniors Hannah Stephenson and Valtteri were honored yet again by the Colonial Athletic Association for the performances last weekend against ACC member Duke.

Local Sports Briefs - Ross released again by Bills
Star News
Juniors Hannah Stephenson and Valtteri Halonen of the UNCW swimming and diving team received CAA swimmer of the week honors Tuesday.

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - October 29
The UNCW men's basketball team shoots for its 25th straight exhibition victory Wednesday night when NCAA Division II Belmont Abbey visits Trask Coliseum for a 7 p.m. matchup with the Seahawks.

Skillsoft Enables Customers to Achieve Strategic Learning Program Objectives
Fort Mill Times
Cbeyond, Manitoba Hydro, and the University of North Carolina Wilmington report improved employee performance, retention, career advancement and cost savings through Skillsoft Learning Solutions

ben on film
Star News
The UNCW Film Studies Department is staging "Mantra 13," its annual mini-festival of Bollywood cinema, on Friday in the King Hall Auditorium on the UNCW campus.

More dead dolphins linked to deadly virus
Officials with the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Marine Mammal Stranding Program confirmed that the dolphins that washed up this month in Sunset Beach, Holden Beach, and two along the Onslow County beach had the deadly disease.

Still seats at "Lunch With Carolina Authors"
Star News
Helen Solomon, with the local branch of the American Association of University Women, says a few seats are left for "Lunch With Carolinaz Authors," the group's annual fundraiser, coming up at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 in the Warwick Center at UNCW.

Abbey takes on UNCW in first exhibition
Gaston Gazette
In the first half of a 101-51 romp over Belmont Abbey on Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum, UNCW had no live-ball mistakes.

Rocket Pitch audience hears from investors, startups
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
In a marked departure from previous Rocket Pitch events hosted by University of North Carolina Wilmington's entrepreneurship center, Wednesday's session attempted to strike a balance between education and opportunity.

Will North Carolina's Public Teachers Leave the State?
At a recent forum on education that took place at UNCW, some speculated that North Carolina's top teachers are being recruited by better-paying school districts outside the state.

Seahawks men's hoops open exhibition schedule with win
Port City Daily
Junior forward Cedrick Williamsscored 15 points and pulled down seven rebounds to power UNCW past Belmont Abbey 101-51 in the first of two exhibitions games to start the season at Trask Coliseum.