UNCW in the News

June 24-28

UNCW names new vice chancellor for university advancement
StarNewsOnline.com
The University of North Carolina Wilmington on Thursday named Eddie Stuart as its new vice chancellor for university advancement, according to a release from the university.

Second Big Read for Wilmington
Lumina News
The Big Read Greater Wilmington collaborators include the University of North Carolina Wilmington and more community partners that will provide related programming, activities and outreach.

UNCW students invited to take fall show survey
WECT-TV6
In years past, UNC Wilmington has had musical guests Kanye West, B.o.B., All Time Low, and more perform on campus. The group behind landing those names, the school's Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE), is prepared to continue bringing talent for the 2013-2014 school year.

The Call: Bass adjusting to life out west after MLB Draft
The Robesonian
Earlier this month, UNCW's Michael Bass became the first Robeson County native drafted into professional baseball since Purnell Swett's Brandon Warriax was a third-round selection by the Texas Rangers in 1997.

Let's Separate The Schoolin' From The Sports
NPR
The University of North Carolina Wilmington provides a typical recent case. The Seahawks field teams in 19 Division One sports, but unfortunately, like many colleges, UNCW athletics are in the red, so the chancellor, Gary L. Miller, assembled...

Correcting bad division: Why arguments to divide public good from the university don't add up
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
It seems that almost every day we read another news story about either the unbridled rise in the cost of higher education or the disconnect between what happens in the classroom and the need to place graduating students in jobs.

Entertainment Education: Out of The Classroom, On The Set
Variety
The Maze Runner might not be how University of North Carolina Wilmington student Jimmie Bullis dreamed of breaking into the biz, but the gig marks an increasingly rare shot in an industry suddenly jittery about internships.

Merit scholarships benefit Marines, families
JDNews.com (AP)
Trask Land Co., led by President Raiford Trask III, has established a merit scholarship at the University of North Carolina Wilmington to benefit active-duty Marines and their families.

Actress finds success in new role as instructor
StarNewsOnline.com
Beth Becka has had a recurring part in ‘Matlock,' appeared opposite Jennifer Lopez in ‘What to Expect When You're Expecting,' and mastered leading or supporting roles in theater productions from New York to California.

DAK closing will have wide repercussions
StarNewsOnline.com
For one thing, another 250 people could lose their jobs as a result of the plant closing, according to William "Woody" Hall, an economist at the Swain Center for Business and Economic Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

UNCW summer report
Port City Daily
Keith Rendleman, who already owns abasketball rackfull of honors, is still collecting basketball accolades after closing out his collegiate career and graduating from UNCW last month.


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