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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 ...

Sep 21, 2017

A UNCW professor has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate ways public policies will affect economic decisions and the coastal environment in the future, said an announcement Thursday. Dylan McNamara, associate professor and chair of the UNCW Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, will lead an interdisc ...

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Five Mind-Blowing Reasons Why Virtual Machines Could Revolutionize Your Business

Posted Oct 2, 2017

This Insights article was contributed by Stan Martin at IT Works

Since being widely adopted in the 1980s, computers have dramatically changed the way we do business. They forever transformed the workplace, replacing old-fashioned typewriters and word processors. And in the 90s, the World Wide Web really took everyone by storm.

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Sep 7, 2017

UNCW Awarded $298K In National Grant Competition

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 7, 2017

The University of North Carolina Wilmington was recently selected in a grant competition by the NOAA Marine Debris Program. UNCW was one of four recipients of the 2017 grant awards, which totaled more than $935,000 of funding for marine debris research efforts, according to the NOAA Marine Debris Program. Marine debris are man-made materials that end up in the global ma ...

Aug 31, 2017

Proposal Would Place Laboratory School At DC Virgo

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 31, 2017

A program aimed at boosting existing and aspiring educators and lower-performing students could be coming to Wilmington next school year, in what would be a collaboration between New Hanover County Schools and the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Several community forums will be held to discuss and gather public input about a proposed laboratory school at D.C. V ...

Aug 11, 2017

New Director For UNCW Business And Tech Center Takes Helm

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 11, 2017

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has announced the hiring of its new regional director of the Small Business and Technology Development Center.   Heather McWhorter took on the new role with the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) on Aug. 2. McWhorter was hired to replace Fran Scarlett, the previous director, who left the position in N ...

Jul 26, 2017

Alcami Teams With UNCW To Set Up Lab Course

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 26, 2017

Alcami Corp., a pharmaceutical development and manufacturing firm with a major presence in Wilmington, has teamed up with the University of North Carolina Wilmington for a new laboratory course this fall, company officials announced Wednesday.  The Alcami GMP Training Lab will facilitate the course at UNCW’s Marine Biology Center (MARBIONC), according to a ne ...

Jul 24, 2017

UNCW Donors Set New Giving Record

By Cece Nunn, posted Jul 24, 2017

Donors contributed more than $17.2 million in gifts and commitments to the University of North Carolina Wilmington during the fiscal year 2016-17, according to an announcement Monday. That figure includes the largest outright philanthropic commitment in the university's history, a $5 million ($1 million a year for five years) gift from former UNCW faculty member You ...

Jul 21, 2017

UNCW Announces 2 New Online Business Master's Degrees

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 21, 2017

The University of North Carolina Wilmington will begin offering two online master’s degrees in the 2018 fall semester, officials with the university announced this week. One master’s degree includes a concentrated one-year master’s program in finance and investment management. The other is a one-year professional science master’s degree program i ...

Jun 28, 2017

New CFCC Buildings Open To Public Thursday

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jun 28, 2017

Another milestone for a recent Cape Fear Community College expansion is taking place during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Advanced & Emerging Technologies building (A&ET) at the college’s North Campus. The ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, when students and others join CFCC officials, including CFCC President Amanda Lee, at the center, ...

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