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"The Stompin' scholarships financially allow us the opportunity to be involved in other areas on campus, develop leadership skills, and learn numerous other life lessons that help us grow outside of the classroom." - Sammy Pisano '13


7-11 p.m.

Burney Center Ballroom

Event Details

Semi-formal attire

Response Card to Purchase Tickets


$60** per person
($75 after April 18)
Includes live music, dancing, heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine
Purchase Tickets

**UNCW Faculty and Staff can get up to two discounted tickets at the rate of $35 each.




Campus Map


Michelle Cummings


Stompin Students




Click here for photos from the event

Thank you for helping us to celebrate the16th Anniversary of Stompin' at the Savoy!

Dear UNCW friends,

Thank you for helping to make the 16th annual Stompin’ at the Savoy one of the the best ever!
Stompin’ provides merit scholarships for in-state, academically talented
students who indicate an interest in diversity concerns.
Thanks again for your support!

Linda Upperman Smith
Malcomb Coley ’86, ’89 MBA

Support Stompin' Scholarships

With the continued financial support of Stompin' donors, the goal is to grow each endowment to the $100,000+ level. We hope you are able to attend the event and meet the scholarship recipients.

  • Denis Carter Legacy Endowed Scholarship
  • Douglas Johnson Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman Endowed Scholarship
  • Ernest Swain Endowed Scholarship
  • Euran S. Daniels Endowed Scholarship
  • James Braye Endowed Scholarship
  • Ralph Parker Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. Howard S. Rasheed Diversity Scholarship in Management
  • Wells Fargo Endowed Scholarship
  • Williston Senior High School Endowed Scholarship

Stompin LogoEvent History

Stompin' at the Savoy is a annual fundraiser for scholarships to increase diversity at UNCW. For the past fifteen years, Linda Upperman-Smith has served as the event chair. Stompin' supports nine diversity scholarships. Funds raised through Stompin' assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintain a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body. UNCW Diversity - Overview

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Sponsorship Form (Please return the completed form to the UNCW Office of Donor Relations ~ 601 S. College Road ~ Wilmington, NC 28403-5631)


Platinum Sponsor

$5,000 - 40 TICKETS

Gold Sponsor

$2,500 - 20 TICKETS

Silver Sponsor

$1,500 - 14 TICKETS

Bronze Sponsor

$1,000 - 10 TICKETS

Table Host

$600 - 10 TICKETS

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Ernst & Young

Silver Sponsor

Corning Logo

Bronze Sponsor

Wells Fargo Logo

Linda Upperman Smith


Table Hosts

Mr. and Mrs. Daisal Sidberry

International Longshoreman Association

Williston Alumni Association

Kappa Alpha Psi

Joe McNeil

Lori Messinger

UNCw Faculty/Staff from Watson College





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