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CAS in the News: 

Gena Guthrie Named Public Communications Specialist for the College of Arts and Sciences

Gena Guthrie (’05M) has been named public communications specialist in the UNCW College of Arts and Sciences. Her appointment is effective April 10.

In this role, she will research, write and edit news and feature stories for the college’s print and online publications. In collaboration with the Office of University Relations and other campus colleagues, she will develop collateral for the CAS, including brochures, scripts and website content.

Gena comes to the university from Cape Fear Community College, where she served as a marketing and communications specialist and special events and donor relations coordinator.  She earned a bachelor’s in English from UNC Chapel Hill and a master’s in English from UNCW.

“The college leadership looks forward to working with Gena to highlight all that CAS’s students, faculty and staff do for the college and in the community,” said Aswani Volety, dean of the college of arts and sciences. We are happy to welcome an alumna back to campus and benefit from her extensive experience in marketing and communications.”

Psychology Professor Carrie Clements Wins UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching

UNCW psychology professor Caroline (Carrie) Clements has won the 2017 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is presented yearly to an outstanding faculty member at each of the 17 campuses of the University of North Carolina system.

CAS OPEN HOUSE and SEAHAWK PREVIEW DAY
Saturday April 1st 

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Open House: Chancellor’s Walk, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Explore the various majors and opportunities available within the College of Arts and Sciences. Faculty and staff from each major will be demonstrating what makes their department great with hands-on presentations and activities for guests. Departments will be stationed along Chancellor’s Walk (activities will move inside in the event of rain). NOTE: Visitors can visit the College of Arts and Sciences representative in the Academic Departments fair for general information and a map of department locations.

Bladen Community College to host poetry reading by UNCW author

Elizabethtown Bladen Journal
Bladen Community College will welcome UNCW professor Mark Cox to campus for a poetry reading and discussion on Monday, March 20.

Winners from the 2017 Wilmington Theater Awards

StarNews
UNCW student Mickey Johnson and faculty members Randall Enlow and Mark Sorensen are among the winners of the 2017 Wilmington Theater Awards.

UNCW Professor Studying Underwater 

StarNews
Dr. Scott Nooner, associate professor of geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and fellow researchers at Oregon State University and NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory have spent years studying the underwater volcano Axial Seamount, located about 300 miles off the coast of Oregon and Washington.

UNCW Connection Helps Company Grow

Greater Wilmington Business Journal
(*sponsored content provided by Daniel Baden, Distinguished Professor and Executive Principal MARBIONC at UNCW CREST Research Park)
As start-up companies grow, their mission and need for qualified employees grows, too. For the companies that lease laboratory space at UNCW’s CREST Research Campus, that university connection can be invaluable as they navigate a rapidly changing marketplace.

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