University Relations

May 23-27

Best in Class of 2022: University of North Carolina Wilmington 
AV Network  
Featuring UNCW Upperman African American Cultural Center 
 
Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year for 2022 named 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 
 
Onslow County Schools name Teacher of the Year 
WCTI 
Featuring UNCW alum Kayla Anderson 
 
Jacksonville police hire first social worker 
WITN 
Featuring UNCW alum David Reese 
 
A detailed look inside UNCW’s Marine Mammal Stranding Program 
WHQR 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Tiffany Keenan and students Olivia Jackson, Jaquelyn Salguero, Alicia Cotoia, and Kristi Mitchell 
 
UNCW researchers travel to Antarctica to study impacts of climate change and more 
WHQR 
Featuring UNCW faculty members Dr. Michael Tift and Dr. Luis Huckstadt; and students Anna Pearson and Zaahir Santhanam 
 
Brock Hochhalter has been appointed Area General Manager at Marriott International in Santo Domingo 
Hospitality Net 
Featuring UNCW alum Brock Hochhalter 
 
These are the top 5 fastest-growing online MBA programs during the pandemic 
Fortune 
Featuring UNCW Cameron School of Business at #3 
 
UNCW breaks ground on $55.5M Randall Library expansion 
WWAY 
Additional coverage: WECT 
 
Researchers: Odd marine mammals, possibly driven by climate change, are at risk on NC's coast 
WHQR 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Tiffany Keenan, UNCW’s Marine Mammal Stranding coordinator 
 
Balfour Beatty Projects Recognized at Student Housing Innovator Awards 
Associated Press 
Featuring UNCW Student Housing Village 
 
Three new murals unveiled honoring the late Earl Jackson 
WECT 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Janna Siegel Robertson 
 
Cape Fear River Watch to host State of the River forum 
Coastal Review 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Roger Shew 
 
Falls can be a serious, poorly understood threat to people with heart disease 
Medicine Net 
Featuring research by faculty member Dr. Stephanie Turrise 
 
ECU Coastal Studies Institute to host open house 
Coastal Review  
Featuring multi-institutional research partnership with UNCW 
 
In Conversation with Albert "Tootie" Heath 
WHQR 
Featuring upcoming performance at UNCW’s Kenan Auditorium 
 
SALTY DAWGS SPEAKER SERIES Truth is Stanger than Fiction: Anne Bonny and Mary Read 
Outer Banks Voice 
Featuring UNCW alum Christine Brin 
 
Local startups aim to innovate 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring Heather McWhorter, regional director, UNCW Small Business & Technology Development Center and interim director, UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 
 
How these recent college graduates help high school students navigate what comes next 
News & Observer 
Featuring UNCW College Advising Corp