UNCW in the News

May 29-June 1

UNCW student takes to Vegas stage in Miss USA prelims
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
Perry, who came to Wilmington from Vermont, hopes to become either a marine mammal trainer or work in the entertainment industry after graduating from UNCW. Early Thursday, Perry wrote about her reaction to the preliminaries on Facebook and Twitter.

UNCW shows interest in possible Brunswick art program
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
UNCW officials have shown interest in a program that would integrate art into every curriculum as a way to lower dropout rates and improve student performance in Brunswick County Schools. The program has had success in the past at Brunswick County ..

Instagram Joins Social Media Buffet
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - UNCW Athletics has launched a new social media offering, Instagram, designed to provide supporters and followers timely and unique photographic insight into all 19 of the Seahawk sports teams.

Snipes students share new 3D sculpture
This is the second year Andi Steele, a UNCW assistant professor of art and art history, has collaborated with school art teacher Melony Connor and her students on a project. This year's project was intended to teach students about the art element of

McKim & Creed Hires Senior CAD Designer
PR.com (press release)
Vassar is a graduate of UNCW with a degree in environmental studies. She worked with McKim & Creed from 1998 to 2008. Most recently, she was employed with Catlin Engineers and Scientists. McKim & Creed is a 350-person, employee-owned engineering, ..

Entrepreneurship Center director leaves for tech startup
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Jonathan Rowe, who has been director of the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center since its 2010 inception, is leaving the center to join Wilmington-based bank technology startup nCino, the university announced Thursday.
...permanent director of the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center. In the release, UNCW Chancellor Gary L. Miller said he remains fully committed to the role of...

Annual Business Strategy Conference of the Association for Strategic Plan (ASP)
Oceania Digital Media News & Technology
Lincolnshire, Illinois (PRWEB) May 31, 2012 The Association for Strategic Planning (ASP) held its annual conference in Lincolnshire Illinois this month.
Michael received his doctorate from the Harvard Business School, an MBA from Ivery Business School, and an undergraduate degree in Philosophy...

Rowe leaving as head of UNCW Entrepreneurship Center
Star News Online Blogs
Jonathan Rowe is resigning as director of the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center to join the Wilmington-based start-up technology firm nCino as director of marketing.

AP Biology students experience science outside of the classroom
About two weeks ago, the Advanced Placement Biology class at Lexington Senior High School had the opportunity, due to Gear-Up funding, to conduct college-level field research at Kure Beach.

Tew graduates with honors
The Sampson Independent
Courtesy photo Hannah Sherrie Tew, daughter of Howard and Sherrie Tew of Clyde, graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington on May 11.
Tew graduates with honors Courtesy photo Hannah Sherrie Tew, daughter of Howard and Sherrie Tew of Clyde, graduated with honors from the University...

(Neb.) - Hudson-Meng draws volunteers from throughout the US
... Colorado State University, Loyola University-Chicago, Oklahoma State University, Saint Cloud State University, University of Delaware, University of Iowa, University of Kansas, University of Nebraska, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, ...

Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green marks two decades of Bard's work in Wilmington
encore Online
UNCW professor Stan Norman, aka Dr. Stan, gathered with other like-minded Shakespeareans to help procure funds from the City of Wilmington, our then Arts Council of the Lower Cape Fear, along with private donations to get the festival off the ground.

Jeff Mann Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff
In his new position, Mann will be responsible for assisting clients with planning activities and the development and management of transit and rail projects.
...government agencies and supported legislative efforts. Mann holds a master of business administration from Wake Forest University and a bachelor...

Online classes grow in popularity in summer sessions
(Star-News - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Spending a few weeks of summer in a classroom has long been a way for college students to get a leg up on the year ahead.

Animal Tales: Grieving the loss of Father Dash
Star News Online Blogs
Father Al Dash died on May 17 after an extended hospitalization. He was a very good friend to my wife Nan and me and a fellow animal lover. The retired Catholic priest was 74 years old.
...State University and after moving here he served in the same capacity at UNC Wilmington. Over a number of years, Father Dash conducted the annual...

Montford Point Marines: Roger Smith's New Deal assignment

Detroit Free Press
The visual record of the Montford Point Marines was created in March 1943 by photographer Roger Smith, who followed a group of raw recruits from their arrival at the base outside Camp Lejeune, N.
...of War Information," said Melton McLaurin, a professor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, who wrote a history of the Montford Point...

Local entrepreneur designs for kids
Thank heaven for little girls. Three of them got dad's entrepreneurial wheels turning. And the resulting product – Mungi Bands – is connectable and collectible silicone bands that can become bracelets, necklaces, headbands – you name it, all held together by magnets.
They met at an event at the Entrepreneurship Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Munji Bands were test marketed locally beginning...

UNCW baseball heads to Raleigh Regional
The UNCW baseball team heads back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008. By Brian Mull The UNCW baseball team continues reaching goals set in the preseason. The Seahawks won every CAA series, the regular season and tournament titles.

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