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Spring fever has hit the Triad area, and alumni will
be gathering on Thursday, May 20, at the Loft at Natty Greene's
to enjoy complimentary appetizers and catch up with fellow Seahawks.
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As the days get warmer and the sun shines longer,
where do local Seahawks want to be? On the water! Join the Cape Fear
Area Alumni Chapter at Dockside from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May
27, for complimentary appetizers and great door prizes. You can register
for this event online until May 25.
Alumni and friends are invited to a networking breakfast at
7 a.m. Thursday, June 24, in Burney Center. Bob Rippy, owner of Jungle Rapids
Family Fun Park, will speak about tourism and the economic environment in the
Cape Fear Region. Admission, which includes a full breakfast, is $5 and available
online until June 22.
Around 120 Seahawks gathered at the
2010 Grand Slam Jam on April 13, hosted by the Cape Fear Area Alumni
Chapter. Guests were greeted on the party deck by sunny weather, Sammy
C. Hawk and a cookout courtesy of Dave
Wishon and Parchies. Thirsts were quenched by the beverage donation from
Bill Rhodes ’79
and R.A. Jeffreys. Amidst all of the excitement,
men's baseball coach Mark Scalf chatted with fans about the season
and the upcoming game. The first pitch was thrown by Ed Vosnock ’71
– a perfect kickoff to a great 4-3 win against Charleston Southern. Take
a look at photos on Facebook.
The Social Work Department presented a special opportunity
for alumni to gather for lunch in the Burney Center during a break from
the Psychotherapy and Science Conference on April 16. Even alumni who
were not a part of the conference joined the group as they enjoyed time
catching up and sharing stories about their career paths.
More than 40 Watson School of Education alumni and
retired educators enjoyed dinner and conversation on April 29.
Professsor Robert Smith and Jerry Oates ’95, ’03M,
principal of Mary S. Mosely Performance Learning Center, spoke about
high school reform. New chapter officers were announced,
and Karen Wetherill, interim dean, outlined plans to launch a new program
for retired educators in the Cape Fear Region. Take
a look at photos on Facebook.
The Red Room Tapas Lounge was
again the location for the annual social and spring mixer
for alumni in the Triangle area. Guests enjoyed complimentary appetizers
while socializing with friends and winding down after work. At
9 o'clock, the lights dimmed, and the beat quickened as alumni
enjoyed the restaurant's weekly salsa night with free lessons. Take
a look at photos on Facebook.
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This is the 14th mission of NASA Extreme Environment
Mission Operations taking place at UNCW's Aquarius Reef Base.
During NEEMO missions, astronauts and researchers live and work underwater
for many days at a time to conduct valuable research that will help
astronauts and scientists learn more about numerous aspects of planetary
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Cathy L. Barlow, who has served as the university's
interim provost since May 2009, was named provost and vice
chancellor for academic affairs. The former
dean of the Watson School of Education has been at UNCW since 2000.
Through several annual gifts of $50,000 from the Bernard
Osher Foundation, numerous non-traditional students with unique situations
and needs have received financial assistance for tuition at UNCW over
the past three years. Now, the foundation has expanded those grants into
a $1 million endowment for the Osher Reentry Scholarship Program.
Four North Carolina individuals and two organizations
were recognized for their service to the state’s children and youth.
Since 1993, UNCW’s
Watson School of Education has presented Razor Walker Awards to dedicated
leaders statewide who have demonstrated their commitment to improving
the lives of young people.
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where the University of North Carolina Wilmington, its faculty, staff,
alumni and programs have made headlines across the country.
basketball coach named – Cynthia
Cooper-Dyke takes over the helm of the Seahawk program
following a successful five-year stint at Prairie View A&M in
central Texas. The former college great, Olympic gold medalist and
Women's National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player
will be enshrined into the James Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall
of Fame on August 13 in Springfield, Mass.
The 2010 NCAA Women's Golf Championships
will draw the nation's best collegiate golfers to the Country Club
of Landfall's Pete Dye Course in Wilmington May 18-21 in what
promises to be the premier golf event of the year in the Cape Fear Region.
The Seahawks begin a three-game series at William & Mary
at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in Plumeri Park. The Seahawks (26-23,
11-10 CAA) need to win at least two games to remain in
the hunt for a berth in the league championship tournament in late May.
UNCW is currently in fifth place behind George Mason (27-16, 10-3), who
plays VCU (27-20, 12-5) this weekend.
A record 25 UNCW student-athletes posted a perfect
4.0 grade point average during the spring semester, capping
one of the best academic semesters ever in the classroom for the
program's 343 Seahawks. The spring total of 4.0 averages eclipsed
the previous record of 21 just recorded in the fall semester.
- THINK UNCW CAMPS
UNCW offers a wide variety of summer academic enrichment camps for
ages 5 to 17.
From art to writing and everything in between, the camps combine academic excellence
with fun! New for 2010 - engineering - harness alternative energy sources,
build remote operated vehicles for deep sea exploration, learn from nature's
best earth and water structures, and examine biomimicry, biologically inspired
SUMMER ATHLETICS CAMPS
Reproduction artifacts from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
and Museum in Springfield, Ill., through May 20 in Randall Library
EXHIBIT – through May 20 in the Boseman Gallery
EVENTS AT UNCW
COMMUNITY EVENTS CALENDARS
Want to HIRE A SEAHAWK for a job or internship? Register
online and post your listings free of charge. Questions? Call 910.962.3174.
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.
FOR A COMMEMORATIVE UNCW 2010 Homecoming T-shirt from
the UNCW Annual Fund. Offer only valid through Sunday, May 16. Limit
one per household. T-shirt giveaway will be on a first-come, first-served
basis while supplies last.
TEAL RAINBOWS are available at the UNCW Bookstore and
selected Wilmington area merchants. 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
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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