Feb 16, 2018

BCC President Prepares To Retire In 2019

By Cece Nunn, posted Feb 16, 2018

Susanne Adams didn’t want to leave her post as president of Brunswick Community College before the school had completed the reaccreditation process. The on-site visiting team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) that will be part of that process will be at the school Oct. 18, Adams said Friday. She plans to retire after seven years at th ...

Feb 8, 2018

Officials have yet to form a search committee for a new Cape Fear Community College president, and there's still no indication of when exactly they will do so. CFCC Board of Trustees Chairman Mat White said Thursday, "We are going to form a committee in the future, and we'll go from there." He said he did not have a specific timeline for the formati ...

Jan 26, 2018

Heart Surgery Prompts UNCW Chancellor's Brief Absence

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 26, 2018

UNCW Chancellor Jose Sartarelli is taking a brief absence beginning Monday because he will undergo heart bypass surgery next week. Marilyn Sheerer, who was named provost of the University of North Carolina Wilmington in February 2016, will be filling in for Sartarelli while he has surgery and recovers -- a period that he expects to last a few weeks, according to a ...

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The Compromise: Location, Location, Location

Posted Mar 15, 2018

I once had a client tell me, “I want to look out my window and see the ocean and walk out my back door and shoot my shotgun.”

If he had wanted to live in a remote area of coastal Onslow County, we might have been able to accommodate his wish. Not so much in Wrightsville Beach!

I’ve also had requests for homes in “gated communities” from people entire article
Jan 25, 2018

Search For New CFCC President Still Not Started

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 25, 2018

It's been three months since the previous Cape Fear Community College president's resignation was announced, and as of Thursday morning, a search for a new president had not been initiated by the school's Board of Trustees. The topic might come up tonight, when the board meets at 5 p.m., though a discussion on any potential presidential search is not specifi ...

Jan 18, 2018

BCC, UNCW Construct Allied Health Facilities To Meet Demand

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 18, 2018

Expanding on the growth of allied health programs in the region, two area colleges are readying for new construction that will add additional infrastructure to support the high-demand curriculums. The University of North Carolina Wilmington broke ground on its new $66 million Veterans Hall on Thursday. And Brunswick Community College now has designs in the works for its ...

Jan 12, 2018

Woody White, chairman of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, will join the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Board of Trustees and has resigned from the Board of Trustees of Cape Fear Community College, according to an announcement Friday. White was appointed to the UNCW board by N.C. Speaker of the House Tim Moore on Jan. 10 and will be filling t ...

Jan 10, 2018

Online programs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington recently have garnered some national attention. UNCW was awarded the rank of No. 7 on the U.S. News & World Report list of Best Online Bachelor's Programs based on its two qualifying programs, nursing and clinical research. Chancellor Jose Sartarelli said Wednesday that UNCW's bachelor's o ...

Nov 9, 2017

Ted Spring, Attorneys Blast CFCC Board Of Trustees

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 9, 2017

Former CFCC president Ted Spring and his attorneys issued a statement Thursday responding to the Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees announcement last month about Spring's lawsuit settlement. The attorneys said in a news release that the CFCC Board of Trustees "continued misleading the public when the board recently stated that it continued to stand b ...

Sep 22, 2017

Local employers in the construction industry are invited to describe their needs during a session next week at Cape Fear Community College’s North Campus. In collaboration with the employment offices in New Hanover and Pender counties and New Hanover and Pender County schools, CFCC is hosting the listening session 3 to 5 p.m. Monday. “We always want to st ...

Sep 22, 2017

Vo-Tech And On-The-Job High Schools

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 22, 2017

At the age of 14, Cynthia Villa is already exploring several different career options for her future. Villa is one of 44 freshmen currently enrolled in the area’s new workforce readiness high school called Southeast Area Technical High School (SEA-TECH), housed at Cape Fear Community College’s North Campus in Castle Hayne. The class of 2021, which began this ...

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