University Relations

May 16-20

UNCW MFA Student one of the four Wilmington based directors showcasing in Long Leaf Film Festival in Raleigh 
WECT Cape Fear Weekend 
Featuring UNCW student Kiersten Houser 

Emerald Isle hires Atlantic Beach Planning Director Michelle Eitner to replace Josh Edmondson 
Carolina Coast 
Featuring UNCW alum Michelle Eitner 

UNCW's Drs. Arbogast and Kamel awarded sizable grant to study rare NC habitat 
Featuring UNCW faculty members Dr. Brian Arbogast and Dr. Stephanie Kamel 

City of Cayce names Michael Conley new assistant city manager 
Cola Daily 
Featuring UNCW alum Michael Conley 

UNCW names Weaver chief marketing and communications officer 
Featuring UNCW’s Andrea Weaver, Office of University Relations chief marketing and communications officer 

UNC System President Peter Hans on happiness, gratitude 
Featuring 2022 UNCW commencement speech by Peter Hans, UNC System president 

Orange Street ArtsFest is returning to Wilmington Memorial Day weekend 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Madison Creech  

PETER HANS: Don't forget to make happiness happen 
UNCW commencement ceremony remarks from Peter Hans, UNC System president 

'This was my dream school': UNCW graduate reflects on college career on graduation day 
Featuring UNCW graduate Logan Massengill 

UNCW brings home first CAA Softball Championship win 
Additional coverage: StarNews 

Jeff Bell Named Director Of The North Carolina Arts Council 
Johnson County Report 
Featuring UNCW alum Jeff Bell 

2022 Johnston County Teacher Of The Year Is Homegrown Success 
Johnson County Report 
Featuring UNCW alum Jennifer Beninate 

Tobacco Farm Life Museum Hires New Executive Director 
Johnson County Report 
Featuring UNCW student Michael C. Rhodes 

The military is trying to protect America's first Black Marine base from storms and rising seas 
Featuring Melton McLaurin, UNCW emeritus professor of history