College of Arts & Sciences

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Dean's Student Leadership Council (DSLC)

The DSLC provides an opportunity for CAS students and the dean to come together to address areas for improvement and identify areas of potential.

WHO: Open to all undergraduate, graduate, full time and part time students majoring in College of Arts and Sciences departments. The Council recruites dedicated students who are passionate about CAS and who wish to act as liaisons between the council and their departments and peers.

WHAT: The DSLC formed in 2015 to give students in the College of Arts and Sciences a forum to discuss college issues, raise concerns and express their ideas with one another and with the dean.

WHEN: The council meets monthly. Committees within the council meet as needed. Council members must volunteer for at least two CAS sponsored events throughout the academic year.

WHERE: Most meetings are held in the Fisher Student Center or the Fisher University Union (on campus, exact times and locations TBD).


DSLC information.

For more information, contact Daniella Murray.

Mission, Vision and Values

Mission Statement

The UNCW College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dean’s Student Leadership Council (DSLC) aims to inspire CAS students to take ownership of their educational experience by serving as a liaison between students and administrators, and by becoming an active voice for CAS student body concerns.

Vision Statement

The CAS DSLC wishes to become a staple for the advancement of student resources and opportunities for success. By appointing a group of diverse student leaders from a litany of backgrounds, our organization intends to provide a well-rounded and represented understanding of student needs to the Dean and other leaders in the College. The CAS DSLC will offer valuable insight into student experiences, college strengths and weaknesses, and the areas in which the college can build and improve. The CAS DSLC aspires to transform ideas into initiatives for the betterment of our students and CAS community as a whole.

Core Values

  1. Student empowerment and success
  2. Academic and professional growth
  3. Inclusivity
  4. Diversity
  5. Community

Council Leadership

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Genevieve Wirth

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Genevieve Wirth is originally from New York and graduated from UNCW in May of 2017 with an undergraduate degree in political science, and minors in nonprofit leadership and management, public administration and criminology. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from UNCW with a dual concentration in nonprofit management and public management. Genevieve is passionate about contributing to the success of those who surround her and enjoys taking on various leadership positions to carry out her passion.

Genevieve serves as the President of the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Student Leadership Council as well as the President of the MPA Graduate Student Association for the 2018-2019 academic year. In addition to taking on leadership positions, Genevieve aspires to contribute to the growing knowledge in the nonprofit and public administration fields through participating in research and presenting her research at conferences both nationally and internationally. Genevieve feels that her work with the Dean's Student Leadership Council will help to contribute to the ever-expanding success of UNCW students and the campus community as a whole.

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Vince Colucciello

Vice President
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Vince Colucciello was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is his third year attending UNCW, and he has treasured every second. He is an honors student majoring in biology and philosophy with a minor in chemistry. He currently works in a toxicology lab at UNCW testing the effects of heavy metals on zooplankton. After graduation, he plans to obtain a Ph.D. in comparative physiology with a focus on primates.

Vince seeks different opportunities to help his community and he is very proud to be a student at UNCW. Vince immediately saw the DSLC as a wonderful opportunity to serve the community that he holds so dear. Working with the DSLC has been an extremely fun and rewarding experience. Meeting so many bright individuals and discussing how to make UNCW a better place has made him even more proud to call himself a Seahawk.