UNCW in the News

Jan. 23-27

UNC Wilmington tops $65 million fundraising goal
Fox Charlotte
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina Wilmington has ended a seven-year fundraising campaign early after raising more than $66 million.

Business leaders take on fight for education

Greater Wilmington Business Journal
University of North Carolina Wilmington Chancellor Gary L. Miller moderated the discussion. The luncheon topic comes on the heels of more than $400 million in legislative cuts to education, costing educators nearly 14000 jobs in school districts across ...

UNCW tuition hike 9.2%, chancellor says

StarNewsOnline.com
UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller said the university will bring its tuition increase to 9.2 percent to support the tuition proposal handed down by the UNC-system President Tom Ross. ...8.8 percent average increase across the system. Miller said the University of North Carolina Wilmington was supporting Ross' plan as a compromise.

UNCW to support tuition proposal
StarNewsOnline.com
University of North Carolina Wilmington Chancellor Gary Miller said the university will support the tuition proposal handed down by the UNC-system board of governors, which calls for tuition increases in campuses across the state to stay below 10 percent. UNCW to support tuition proposal University of North Carolina Wilmington Chancellor Gary Miller said the university will support the tuition...

UNCW surpasses $65M in fundraiser
Triangle Business Journal
UNC Wilmington launched a fundraiser seven years ago with the goal of scraping in $65 million. Chancellor Gary Miller says the goal has been exceeded: $66. UNCW surpasses $65M in fundraiser UNC Wilmington launched a fundraiser seven years ago with the goal of scraping in $65 million... Chancellor Gary.

UNC Wilmington raises more than $66 million in fundraising campaign
The Republic (AP)
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The University of North Carolina Wilmington has ended a seven-year fundraising campaign early after raising more than $66 million. School officials had hoped to raise $65 million in The Campaign for UNCW: Soaring Greatness.
UNC Wilmington raises more than $66 million in fundraising campaign WILMINGTON, N.C. TheUniversity of North Carolina Wilmington has ended a...

UNCW looks to fill a 2% gap in tuition
WECT TV6
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The chancellor of UNCW said Thursday the university is working to meet a gap in tuition after a new proposal from President Tom Ross, which could mean some relief for students. ...8 percent increase for UNCW. That's two percent lower than Chancellor Gary Miller proposed. If the president's suggestion of eight percent is...

PPD founder, former governor speak at BizTech
StarNewsOnline.com
If gatherings like this year's BizTech Conference & Expo are meant to be the intersection of business and ideas, its keynote event stood right in the center of traffic. ...part" of the funding answer, Eshelman said as he, hunt and University of Gary Miller, chancellorof the University of North Carolina Wilmington, sat in armchairs...

Feel the teal: Alumni Relations spreads school spirit with ...

‎UNCW Seahawk
4 with alumni, family and friends coming to UNCW from all over the nation. ...

Explore With George: UNCW African-American Art Exhibit
‎WWAY NewsChannel 3
With Black History Month approaching, UNCW is featuring a special exhibit full of African-American history and culture. The exhibit is from a well-known ...

UNCW surpasses $65M fundraising goal early
StarNewsOnline.com The University of North Carolina Wilmington announced Thursday that the school's fundraising campaign has surpassed its $65 million goal ...

Fisheries announces 14 grant approvals
JDNews.com (AP)
The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announced Tuesday the approval of 14 grants, totaling $1.99 million, for projects to help provide coastal fishing access and support fisheries and habitat research.
...balls and other materials. Fish (fisheries research projects) University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Acoustic Tagging of Southern Flounder...

Travelers get high shine and Seahawk pride at ILM
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- UNCW school spirit is soaring at Wilmington International Airport. Shoeshiner Anthony Nixon is now sporting some Seahawk pride. ...Airport. Shoeshiner Anthony Nixon is now sporting some Seahawk pride. UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller replaced Nixon's UNC Tar Heels apron with a...

UNCW reaches $65M goal nearly a year ahead of schedule
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A fundraising campaign focused on increasing private contributions to UNCW officially ended on Thursday after Chancellor Gary L. Miller ...

DocuTime lineup might be 'strongest ever'
StarNewsOnline.com
DocuTime, Wilmington's annual one-day documentary film festival, screens its 10th edition on Saturday in King Hall
Auditorium on the campus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

More than a million gallons of sewage spills into Barnards Creek
StarNewsOnline.com
The sewage has a lot of fecal microbes and bacteria that can cause diseases in humans and pets if they come in contact, University of North Carolina Wilmington research professor Mike Mallin said. Mallin was contracted to do the testing at Hewletts ...

UNC system president recommends 8.8 percent tuition increase
NBC17.com
Those campuses include NC State, UNC-Asheville, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Greensboro,UNC-Wilmington, the UNC School of the Arts and Winston-Salem State University. Ross recommended a 9.8 percent increase at NC State and 9.9 percent from UNC, ...

Cherry, Bekaert & Holland Hires Todd Batchelor As Partner
SBWire
National CPA Firm Audit Partner Joins The Firm’s Financial Services Group
...invaluable asset to our firm. DETAILS: - Batchelor earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington,

CCU hosts 'Guest Artists Recital'
SCNow (AP)
CONWAY, SC - Mary Jo White and Elizabeth Loparits, faculty members at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, will perform a flute and piano recital on Friday, Feb.... Mary Jo White and Elizabeth Loparits, faculty members at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, will perform a flute and piano recital...

Moving Up
Baton Rouge Business Report
ACCOUNTING • Russ Doucet has been hired as consulting manager for Postlethwaite & Netterville. Doucet most recently served as senior software developer for the Louisiana Department of Justice. ...for Teaching Excellence in the Watson School of Education at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Melinda Solmon has been promoted to...

PHOTOS: Playground Dedicated to BHS Student
Patch.com
John "JT" Sackett III, a former varsity soccer captain at Broadneck High School, was attending theUniversity of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2009 when he was killed while surfing on the water after lightning struck nearby.

Romance and Value Entice Visitors to Wilmington, NC Historic River District ...
Hospitality 1st
February arts and cultural activities also include theatrical productions, concerts, and events that commemorate African-American Heritage.


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