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ALUMNI AFTER WORK - CELEBRATE FALL SEPT. 23
It's time again for the seasonal social that brings local alumni together. Hosted at Dockside, which generously donates appetizers for the hungry crowd, the scene couldn't be better as friends wind down from their day at work. The Cape Fear Alumni Chapter challenges all local Seahawks to come and see what it's all about. Easy, online registration is available until Sept. 21.
TRIAD ALUMNI CHAPTER FALL DINNER
Alumni in the Triad area are invited to dinner Sept. 30 at the Greensboro Country Club. Tickets are $15 and include a networking cocktail reception, dinner and dessert. Meet UNCW guest speakers and reconnect with fellow Triad area alumni. Tickets will be available online through Sept. 26.
WATSON SCHOOL OF EDUCATION ALUMNI DINNER
Join the Watson School of Education Alumni Chapter at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Wise Alumni House for a complimentary light supper and an evening with friends. Guest speaker Tilly Gurley, principal of Isaac Bear Early College High School, will talk about the school's accelerated program. Make your dinner reservations by contacting Kim Gargiulo or 910.962.2587 by Sept. 27.
TRIANGLE AREA ALUMNI CHAPTER DINNER
Chancellor DePaolo returns as keynote speaker for the Triangle Alumni Chapter Dinner on Oct. 7 at the Prestonwood Country Club. Alumni will enjoy an opportunity to mingle with fellow Seahawks before a delicious meal and guest speakers. Tickets are $15 and available online until Oct. 3.
WELCOME BACK TO CAMPUS
Don't miss this opportunity to return to campus Oct. 15-17 for Family and Alumni Weekend. Festivities will begin with the alumni and parents welcome reception and continue over the next few days with the Golden Wing Society Reunion (classes of 1947-60), Legacy Pinning Ceremony (for current students with alumni parents, grandparents or siblings), Young Alumni Reunion (classes 2000-10), Midnite Madness and more.
UNCW MUSIC DEPARTMENT ALUMNI CONCERT – 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Cultural Arts Building Beckwith Recital Hall. Post-concert reception will follow in the Grand Lobby. Details to follow on the alumni events calendar.
CSB ALUMNI SPEAKER BREAKFAST – Featuring Jeff Mann ’92 of AMTRAK.
7 a.m. Oct. 28, Burney Center. Details can be found on the chapter webpage.
SAVE THE DATE- UNCW HOMECOMING FEB. 17-20, 2011
Look forward to four days of fun, including an alumni awards reception, academic and affinity group reunions, baseball and basketball games, an alumni TEALgate and more! Stay posted for updates on the Homecoming website.
ALUMNI ENJOY SCHOOLBOYS CONCERT DURING MUSIC AT MAYFAIRE
On Aug. 20, Seahawks gathered at Music at Mayfaire to enjoy their favorite tunes from The Schoolboys. The band, made up of UNCW professors Rick Olsen, Frank Trimble, Bill Bolduc, James Hunt and Bill DiNome, entertained while the sun set over the concert field in Mayfaire. Nearly 50 alumni dropped by for goodies, and some went home with great raffle prizes.
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$4.5 MILLION UPGRADE TO PAY FOR ITSELF
In collaboration with energy solutions provider Brady Energy Services, UNCW is making a $4.5 million facility upgrade pay for itself.
The project includes a performance contract that guarantees more than $333,000 in annual energy savings, a total of $8.9 million over the 20-year life of the contract.
BRINGING MARINE-BASED DISCOVERIES TO MARKET
MARBIONC Development Group LLC, a not-for-profit entity associated with the Center for Marine Science at UNCW, has entered into an agreement with Cary, N.C.-based Ocean Therapeutics, Inc. that will strengthen significantly the abilities of MARBIONC to bring its ocean-sourced substances to the marketplace.
UNCW AGAIN RECOGNIZED AS 'MILITARY FRIENDLY'
G.I. Jobs has named UNCW as one of the top military friendly schools in the nation for the second year in a row. The nationally prominent magazine's 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students, with the shared priority of recruiting students with military experience.
SEAHAWKS DOMINATE RBC TENNIS
MEN'S BASKETBALL CAA SCHEDULE
UNCW's men sailed through the tournament unbeaten in singles and doubles and combined with the Seahawk women for five titles as the UNCW Collegiate Tennis Invitational presented by RBC Wealth Management drew to a close Sunday at the Country Club of Landfall's Cliff Drysdale Center.
New UNCW men's basketball skipper Buzz Peterson gets his first taste of Colonial Athletic Association action on Dec. 4 when the Seahawks travel to Fairfax, Va., to battle George Mason. The Seahawks open the 2010-11 league hoops schedule with road games at GMU and William & Mary before returning to Trask Coliseum for consecutive contests against Georgia State, VCU and Delaware.
TOURNAMENT RAISES FUNDS FOR DUGOUT CLUB
The first UNCW Baseball Golf Classic will be Oct. 15 at Castle Bay Country Club in Hampstead.
MOSS RESIGNS POSITION
Effective Aug. 31, Benny Moss has resigned his employment at UNCW. Moss and UNCW have agreed on a settlement, the amount of which will be drawn from an athletics fund balance account that is used for various needs that may arise.
Alumni who make an annual gift to UNCW this year will receive access to our exclusive UNCW desktop wallpapers. The desktop wallpapers feature several campus landmarks, sure to bring back all your favorite UNCW memories. Alumni participation continues to be a major focus for UNCW. The more alumni who give back to the university each year, the higher UNCW is ranked in U.S.News & World Report and the more valuable a UNCW degree becomes. A gift of any size to any area of the university will help UNCW soar higher in the ranks of success and will qualify alumni for this exclusive benefit.
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HELLO, SAMMY C. HAWK NOW AVAILABLE
Students, families and fans of all ages will feel their Seahawk spirit soar as they page through the colorful illustrations of UNCW’s new mascot book, Hello, Sammy C. Hawk! Perfect for gift-giving, the book was written by UNCW alumna Katie White ’09 and is available exclusively at the UNCW Bookstore and Seahawk Shop for $14.95 plus tax. Meet Sammy and the author and get a signed copy of the book 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Fisher Center area and Sept. 25 at Seahawk Saturday. Check Sammy C. Hawk's Facebook page for more information.
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Check out the fall Pathways catalog for lifelong learning opportunities.
T.J. Stiles, noted historian and author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War – 7 p.m. Sept. 17, Kenan Auditorium
2010 N.C. Entrepreneurship Summit – Sept. 19-20
CONTRA-TIEMPO – two-week residency Sept. 20–Oct. 2 features live performances, master classes, free Salsa workshops, films, lectures and an in-school artist residency at Bradley Creek Elementary School
Colin Beavan, author of “No Impact Man” – 7 p.m. Sept. 20, Kenan Auditorium
Guitarist Lionel Loueke – 8 p.m. Sept. 22, Kenan Auditorium
The Book of Liz by The Talent Family, David Sedaris and Amy Sedaris – 8 p.m. Sept. 23-25, 2 p.m. Sept. 26, Cultural Arts Building SRO Theatre
"From the Belly of a Whale" – 1-2:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Education Building Atrium. For children 4-7
UNCW Presents 2010-11 season – 12 performing arts and lecture events and related outreach activities will be held in Kenan Auditorium
New York Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD – 12 live transmissions during the 2010-11 season
UNCW Marine Explorers – Friday evening programs for ages 11-14 and Saturday morning programs for ages 7-10
Cultural events calendar
Lumina Theatre movie and event schedule
Ann Flack Boseman Gallery calendar (pdf)