University Relations

June 5 - June 9

Kiwanis Club awarded Chadwick Scholarships
The Kiwanis Club of Wilmington recently awarded George H. Chadwick Jr. Memorial Scholarships to two graduating high school students who will be attending UNCW this fall and five currently enrolled UNCW students. 

Is CFPUA Drinking Water Tainted?
Larry Cahoon with the University of North Carolina Wilmington says testing needs to be done by the Environmental Protection Agency and it’s part of a bigger issue.

Off-duty graduation honors over 100 students
Camp Lejeune Globe
Representatives from Campbell University, Coastal Carolina Community College, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Boston University Metropolitan College and Webster University were present at the ceremony to honor the graduates.

Humpday Health: Pool workouts for all ages
UNCW Triathlon Coach Trent Hayden weighs in on the convenience and overall benefits of pool workouts.

Discomania - WSJ
Wall Street Journal
A moving memoir celebrates the human ability to get obsessed - in this case, with Frisbee. Gregory Crouch reviews “Ultimate Glory” by UNCW professor David Gessner. 

UNCW installs treadmill desks in Randall Library
While UNCW has its own fitness facility for students and staff, Randall Library has added two treadmill desks in the Pelican Gallery.

See Fort Fisher the way it looked in 1865
Port City Daily
Historian and UNCW professor Chris Fonvielle Jr. will be at Fort Fisher on June 10 to discuss the work of Civil War photographer Timothy O'Sullivan.

Nominations accepted for the Albert Schweitzer Honors Award
The Honors Scholars College and Randall Library at the University of North Carolina Wilmington are soliciting nominations from the Cape Fear region for the annual Albert Schweitzer Honors Scholar.

Portfolio Picks
Wilma Magazine 
A survey of decades of work by Wilmington artist Betty Brown will be on view through July 27 in the UNCW Cultural Arts Gallery. 

Marines, vets, spouses move the tassel

Jacksonville Daily News
Brenda Vazquez, Yasnaia Cranford and Cpl. Callahan Brown were all wearing royal purple robes for Coastal Carolina Community College and are heading to the University of North Carolina Wilmington next.

Girl Scouts, Kappa Delta sorority help Carousel Center
Members of UNCW’s Kappa Delta sorority joined forces with local Girl Scouts to help the Carousel Center.
UNCW's Golden named second-team All-America by Collegiate Baseball
UNCW senior outfielder Casey Golden, the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year, was named second-team All-America by Collegiate Baseball.
Additional coverage: StarNewsWWAY

Cacok receives plaque from NCAA
UNCW forward Devontae Cacok has been honored by the NCAA for leading the country in field goal percentage last season.

Escobar flourishing in new role with Hammerheads

The UNCW soccer team gave Daniel Escobar a chance, and now the former Seahawk is sharing his knowledge of the game with the youth of a city he’s called home for the past six years.