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Finding Your Story in Farm Bill 2018

Please join us on Wednesday, March 14th at 6:30p.m. in DeLoach Hall, room 114 for a presentation by Scott Marlow, Senior Policy Advisor at the Rural Advancement Foundation International. Mr. Marlow will discuss the 2018 reauthorization process for the Farm Bill, federal legislation that regulates a variety of agricultural and food assistance programs and policies, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps). It will be an opportunity for attendees to learn how to translate their stories and/or concerns into political action. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP in advance to reserve a seat via RAFI's website or their Facebook Event Page.

Upcoming Monologues on UNCW Campus

The 7+ Deadly Sins of Being A Woman Monologues

On March 14th at 7:00p.m. and March 18th at 3:00p.m. in King Hall, UNCW's Care Services in collaboration with the Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons will host the play: The 7+ Deadly Sins of Being A WomanThe play is a series of dramatic monologues inspired by poems composed by local author and poet, Kelly Ray Williams. More information and tickets are available at www.athenianpw.org/7deadly

Cambodian Highlanders Conference

7th Annual Poverty Symposium, March 19th

The 7th Annual Poverty Symposium, being held in McNeill Hall, room 1005 on Monday, March 19th from 6:30-8:30p.m. will be focused on affordable housing. Four speakers will be present to speak on issues related to affordable housing, focusing on our local community. A reception, with refreshments, will follow the event to provide continued opportunity for discussion. For more information or questions regarding the event, please email Dr. Julia Waity, waityj@uncw.edu.

UNCW Office of Community Engagement

Use our new Combined application process to apply for Community Engagement Grants by 5:00p.m., March 15th, 2018!

We are happy to once again accept open submissions of proposals for Community Engagement grants for projects in Fall 2018 as well as the full 2018-19 Academic Year. This semester, we've partnered with eTEAL to launch a new combined application for Applied Learning Funding which you can use to apply for multiple internal UNCW grant programs. The combined application also allows you to apply for other types of applied learning funding such as eTEAL, SURCA, Cultural Activity Grants, and more! Be sure to submit your application by 5:00p.m. on March 15th, 2018! eTEAL will be hosting a workshop about the new Combined Application on February 22 at 3:00p.m. in the Education Building, room 266. It will also be available via WebEx - details for the WebEx will follow as we approach the workshop.

For questions regarding the Community Engagement Grants. please check our CEG FAQ.

UNCW Hosts Social Justice Series in Spring 2018

Please join us for this year's Social Justice Series

Sponsored by several offices, schools, committees and colleges of UNCW, there will be many events taking place over the coming months. There will be a variety of happenings on UNCW's main campus, from an art gallery exhibition (January 11 - February 23) to an exhibit entitled "None of the Above" (February 19 - March 18) to the 12th Annual Conference on Applied Learning (March 8-10). A full listing and participation information can be found here.

Community Engagement Grants

Faculty, Student to Present UNCW’s Book “Facing Community Change”

At a community stakeholder meeting and lunch on Saturday, Dec. 2, English faculty members Kimi Faxon Hemingway, Colleen Reilly and UNCW senior Casey McAnarney will present the book, “Facing Community Change," which recounts stories of Navassa community members as told to UNCW students. The book was developed with support from the national storytelling initiative The Facing Project, edited by UNCW faculty and designed by UNCW’s Publishing Laboratory. The project was funded by a grant from UNCW's Office of Community Engagement.

ILM Memorial Bridge - Cape Fear River

Cape Fear River Water: Q&A with Mr. Roger Shew

Mr. Roger Shew has composed a question and answer in response to many questions he has either been asked or seen in the media. The information provided, not only answers questions, but provides resources where the answers are more in depth and further research can be conducted. Mr. Shew has also prepared a shortened, summary version of the document, available here.

2018 SECU Public Fellow Rural Internship Program

Community Engagement Seahawk Story