Would you like to help with your class
reunion? Committee members will participate in spreading awareness
about the reunion and reach out directly to their classmates. There
will be a minimal time commitment. The
25- and 10-year reunions will be held during Fall
Family and Alumni Weekend on Saturday, Oct. 17. For more information contact Kim
Gargiulo at 910.962.2587.
More than 300 alumni have attended
events on campus and in their local areas in the last month. Don’t
miss the excitement! Coming up next is an Alumni After
Work in July, the Durham Bulls Picnic in August and the
Triad Area Alumni Chapter interest meeting in September.
More can be found on the Alumni
School of Education Alumni Chapter Meeting
5-7 p.m. Thursday,
May 21, School of Education Building, Room 162.
Guest speaker: Shirley Prince ’74, ’87M, 2008 Distinguished
Alumna of the Year.
alumni are on Facebook! Share the fun of catching up with old friends.
Or for networking opportunities, check out the UNCW
Alumni official LinkedIn group.
While you're online,
official Facebook and YouTube sites
and check out alumni photos on Flickr.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration announced a five-year, $22.5 million award
for a new cooperative institute, which will be headquartered at Harbor
Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University
in Fort Pierce, Fla., and co-managed by UNCW. The Cooperative Institute
for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology is a consortium; limited
partners are SRI International in St. Petersburg, Fla., and the
University of Miami, Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
in Miami, Fla. The consortium will coordinate the work and resources
of all of the member organizations for the purpose of advancing NOAA's
UNCW received $25,000 from AT&T
to support scholarships for students and a prestigious awards program
that recognizes advocates for the state's children and youth. John Lyon,
regional director of external affairs, presented a check for $20,000
to Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo on April 20, and later added
$5,000 to the gift, which was announced at this year's Stompin' at the
Savoy scholarship fundraising event.
was chosen as a 2009 recipient of a Woman of Achievement Award from the
General Federation of Women's Clubs of North Carolina.
Psychology professor Len Lecci, a researcher
in the area of factors that influence decision making in health and legal
settings, was a 2009 Excellence in Teaching Award recipient. The award,
presented by the UNC Board of Governors, includes a commemorative bronze
medallion and a $7,500 cash prize.
UNCW received one of the
first three Technology Enhancement Grants awarded by the North Carolina
Biotechnology Center. The grant will be used to conduct a preliminary
safety study for β-naphthoyl brevetoxin, a modified natural product
from the sea, at the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, one of
the prominent contract research organizations conducting aerosol toxicity
Six North Carolina individuals and one child services
agency were recognized by UNCW for their service to the state's
children and youth. Since 1993, the Watson School of Education has presented
Razor Walker Awards to dedicated leaders throughout North Carolina who
have stepped forward to meet the needs and improve the lives of young
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where the University of North Carolina Wilmington, its faculty, staff,
alumni and programs have made the headlines across the country.
Seaweed, UNCW's women's ultimate frisbee club team,
took first place at the Ultimate Players Association Atlantic Coast Regional
Tournament April 25-26. The team defeated rival UNC 13-12 in the
finals, with an overall 5-0 record.
The UNCW Surf Club claimed victory
at the National Scholastic Surfing Association East Coast Championships.
Two members took top honors in the College Men's division,
with Mike Powell placing first and Ian Tilghman second. Local Kure Beach
standout and UNCW team member, Drake Courie, placed sixth in the open
longboard division. UNCW also won the overall team competition; teams
consist of six men, two women and one longboarder.
Cameron Roth held Old Dominion to one run over six innings and Cody Stanley drove
in four runs on three hits as UNCW earned a spot in the
Colonial Athletic Association tournament with a 10-2 win on May 15.
The Seahawks raised their record to 28-20 overall and 10-7 in the league. The
Monarchs, who now need a win to make the tournament, fell to 21-25 and 12-11.
The win moved UNCW into second place past Georgia State by virtue of a higher
Second-year coach Mait DuBois, the architect
stunning run to the Colonial Athletic Association men’s tennis
championship this spring, was named the Mideast Coach of the Year
by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. UNCW finished 19-6 this year,
including 7-0 in the CAA, and captured its first conference title by
dethroning 11-time champion VCU in the championship match. The Seahawks
racked up their first national ranking and climbed as high as No. 58
in the ITA rankings.
UNCW junior Carmen Perez-Narbon was named
the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Golfer of the
Year. It is the second time in her career that Perez-Narbon received
UNCW’s student-athletes continue to make solid
academic progress, and it shows in the annual Academic Progress Rate
report released by the NCAA. All 19 intercollegiate teams remain
in full compliance with the governing body’s guidelines. The
team received a Public Recognition Award for the second consecutive year
for being in the top 10 percent nationally for its work in the classroom.
Spring commencement ceremonies photo gallery
Live, a partnership between the UNCW Department of Youth Programs
and Randall Library, is sponsoring a once-a-month visit to the library
for children to hear and read and act-out activities related to the
book and its theme.
Summer Show Reception 1-2:30
p.m. Thursday, May 21, Boseman Gallery
Free Tuesday lunch concerts at the
- Rootsoul Project 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 19
- Sai Collins 11
a.m.-1 p.m. May 26
- Organix 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 2
- Benny Hill Trio 11
a.m.-1 p.m. June 9
- Rootsoul Project 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16
- Sai Collins 11
a.m.-1 p.m. June 23
- Organix 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 30
Under the Stars - 7-9 p.m. Saturdays, June 6-27, Cultural Arts
Building. Includes wine and cheese reception.
2009-10 Arts in Action Performances
ASSISTANCE – Alumni can access the services
and resources of the UNCW Career Center in the University Union,
Room 2035, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or use special
drop-in hours for quick questions 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through
Friday. Individual questions can be asked by phone 910.962.3174
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNCW TEAL RAINBOWS are available exclusively at the UNCW Bookstore.
Call 910.962.3188 for more information.
LIKE A SEAHAWK – View a photo
gallery of local merchants who carry licensed UNCW products and
the items they have available. Other links: UNCW
Bookstore | UNCWsports.com
online store | UNCW Seahawks Croakies are available for $4.95
only at Dittos in the Fisher University Union.
GIFT COUNTS –
Alumni and friends who contribute to UNCW provide much more than financial
assistance. Each gift represents your confidence in the university and
its commitment to provide students with the most powerful learning experience
possible. You have the opportunity, right now, to make a difference at
UNCW. Make sure your participation is counted before the end of the university's
fiscal year, June 30. You can make your gift online or by
mail. You may also call 910.962.3751 or 866.468.6291 to contribute.
If you have already given this year, thank you for your loyalty to UNCW.
Your support is sincerely appreciated!
ADMISSIONS – UNCW
is one of the South’s best public undergraduate teaching institutions
as evidenced by a high demand from talented students seeking admission,
national recognition and growth in regionally relevant programs such
as marine science, gerontology, psychology, public administration and
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