UNCW in the News

UNCW in the News

Dec. 23 - 24

UNCW trustees tentatively approve two high-level hires
WECT
UNCW trustees approved two tentative job offers for high-level positions during a special called meeting Monday, but they did not identify the jobs or prospective hires. The executive committee unanimously approved the decision following a closed session.

Congratulations to Patricia Kelley
National Center for Science Education
NCSE is pleased to congratulate Patricia Kelley - a professor of geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and a member of NCSE's Advisory Council - on her selection as one of four Outstanding Professors of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Bookmarks - Civil War historians slated in program
Star News
On Feb. 28, naval historian Craig Symonds, author of "Lincoln and his Admirals," will be keynote speaker at 9 a.m. in Morton Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington for a symposium co-hosted by the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources.

Verizon Wireless recognizes graduating UNCW student for outstanding achievements
Port City Daily
Verizon Wireless presented University of North Carolina Wilmington student Patricia Salazar with the "Verizon te Reconoce" Award at the Successful Latinos reception held at UNCW's Clock Tower Lounge on Dec. 12.

Annual film festival showcases first-year experiences at UNCW
Port City Daily
Last month, the second annual Film Festival For First-Year Students (F4) premiered the top 10 student-made films in Lumina Theater. The theme of this year's festival was "Avatars, Ambition and Adventure: Your First-Year Experience at UNCW."

UNCW women break five-game skid
Star News
Coach Adell Harris stocked the UNCW women's basketball with games at Trask Coliseum, hoping to foster a better home atmosphere in her third season. Friday morning the arena was filled nearly to capacity with enthusiastic children from local elementary schools. UNCW doesn't always take advantage of the spirited support, but it seemed to help this time in a 61-48 win over East Tennessee State.

Kelva Atkins' record-setting effort garners Player of the Week Honors
WECT
Senior guard Kelva Atkins of the UNCW women's basketball team has been named as a co-recipient of the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week award for the week ending Dec. 21, it has been announced by CAA officials.
Other coverage: Star News

Seahawk soccer standout named to All-American team
Port City Daily
UNCW senior Jamie Dellwas named All-America by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) after helping lead the Seahawks to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in program history.

Hoops (M): ECU-UNCW resume rivalry
Star News
The two schools have long-standing series in many sports, but the men's basketball teams don't have as much recent history. The Seahawks and Piratesmet every year from 1973 to 2001, but they hadn't met since 2008 before they started a four-year agreement last year.

UNCW defeats ECU in men's basketball on Saturday night
Port City Daily
UNCW held rival East Carolina to 28.1 percent shooting and set a season high with 11 blocks on Saturday night at Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks won their second straight game to improve to 5-3 on the season and won for the 12th time in the last 13 meetings against their rivals at Trask Coliseum.
Other coverage: Beach Carolina, Star News and WRAL

UNCW to face Campbell for 100th time Tuesday
WWAY
The UNCW-Campbell men's basketball rivalry completes its 10th decade early Tuesday when the two longtime foes meet for the 100th time at the orange and black John W. Pope, Jr., Convocation Center in the bucolic hamlet of Buies Creek.
Other coverage: Star News

Kevin Easley's role on UNCW hoops bench helps new staff focus on bigger picture
Star News
Director of basketball operations Kevin Easley has had more to worry about in his second season with UNCW's road-heavy schedule. The Seahawks make the 109-mile bus trip to Campbell on Tuesday for their sixth of 17 road games.

Website started for UNCW track, $115K raised so far to save program
WWAY

A website has been started to save the UNCW track program. Even with more than $115,000 already raised on the site, university officials say it will not change the future of the cut program.

Class A Quad Cities' field staff announced
MILB
Josh Bonifay will be the new field manager for the Quad Cities River Bandits beginning in 2015. Bonifay began his coaching career in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, he was selected by the Pirates out of the University of North Carolina Wilmington in the June 1999 Draft.