University Relations

Feb. 6-10

UNCW Celebrates Homecoming
UNCW finished off their weeklong homecoming celebration this weekend with several events and activities to celebrate.

Seahawk Club reaches new heights, focuses on even greater outreach
UNCW's athletic fundraising organization has hit some all-time highs, and no plans of slowing down.

Education and eating
Are you interested in supporting a vibrant local food system? Do you grow, produce, cook, sell or advocate for fresh, local farm food? If so, there’s an upcoming learning opportunity you won’t want to miss. Choose from 18 workshops during the Feast Down East Seventh Annual Local Food Conference on Friday, Feb. 10, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Burney Center. 

Wilmington, 'Foodie City' — Feast Down East to illuminate city's path to culinary status
Port City Daily
Feast Down East will hold its 7th annual Local Food Conference at UNCW this week, bringing together foodies, farmers and food business professionals. 

Communique: 7th Annual Local Food Conference | Feast Down East
Feast Down East’s signature yearly event, the Local Food Conference, is upon us today at UNCW's Burney Center.

Creekwood residents speak face-to-face with law enforcement
Residents in the Creekwood Community had a chance to meet with law enforcement officers who patrol their neighborhood. The session was offered in partnership with UNCW, the Wilmington Police Department, New Hanover County Sheriff's Department and other community agencies. 

UNCW students learn about the evolution and significance of African American Dance
UNCW students attended a workshop focusing on the history and evolution of African American dance Wednesday night.

Black History Month Cape Fear Stories: Joseph McNeil
Joseph McNeil graduated from Williston High School before becoming a key figure in a very important part of the American Civil Rights era. McNeil has also received several honorary degrees, including one from UNC Wilmington

UNCW Connection Helps Company Grow
Greater Wilmington Business Journal (*sponsored content provided by Daniel Baden, Distinguished Professor and Executive Principal MARBIONC at UNCW CREST Research Park)
As start-up companies grow, their mission and need for qualified employees grows, too. For the companies that lease laboratory space at UNCW’s CREST Research Campus, that university connection can be invaluable as they navigate a rapidly changing marketplace.

Hall serves double duty as assistant principal at two schools
Sampson Independent
It wasn’t too long ago when Olivia Hall was recognized as one of the top teachers from Sampson County Schools. Now, she’s looking forward to a new challenge at two schools in the Lakewood District. She recently earned a master's in education for curriculum, instruction and supervision from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Pair of Seahawks gets All-America honors
Seahawk designated hitter Nick Feight and second baseman Brian Mims were named to the preseason All-America second team.

UNCW still tied at the top of CAA with Charleston
College of Charleston and UNCW are tied atop the CAA standings at 10-2 with three weeks to go in the regular-season race after CofC edged the Seahawks, 67-66, last Thursday.

UNC Wilmington rolls past Delaware 108-80
Greeneville Sun (*This story ran in most major media markets)
Chris Flemmings scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds as UNC Wilmington rolled past Delaware 108-80 on Saturday night, ending a two-game skid.

Bryce scores 19, leads UNC Wilmington over James Madison (*This story ran in most major media markets)
C.J. Bryce scored 19 points and UNC Wilmington cruised to an 88-73 victory over James Madison on Thursday night for its sixth straight win in the series.

Early returns have UNC Wilmington baseball poised for another memorable run
Port City Daily
In a little more than a week, UNC Wilmington baseball begins its quest for another Colonial Athletic Association Championship (CAA) and NCAA Regional appearance.

High-flying Seahawks conclude series with JMU's Dukes
With the stretch run of the 2016-17 campaign officially here, the UNCW men's basketball team wraps up a key three-game home stand on Thursday with a Colonial Athletic Association rematch against James Madison's Dukes.
Additional coverage: StarNews

Belmont's Evan Bradds looks to cap career with second NCAA tournament berth
Sports Illustrated
UNC Wilmington sophomore forward Devontae Cacok is doing something pretty extraordinary this season. Twenty-five games in, he’s shooting nearly 80% from the floor, while attempting 7.4 field goals per game.

UNCW baseball hopes 2017 redemption tour ends with breakthrough
The Seahawks' super-regional journey nearly reached its goal in 2016, and now they want to finish the trip.
Additional coverage: WWAY

PHOTOS: UNCW Baseball Media Day
Members of the UNCW Baseball team and Coach Mark Scalf talked with members of the media during the team’s Media Day on Feb. 8.

Hammerheads PDL team to play at UNCW this summer
The Wilmington Hammerheads will play their matches at UNCW this summer, as part of the Premier Development League. Players representing UNCW, UNC and NC State are expected to be on the roster.