Education

Oct 7, 2019

Cape Fear Academy Selects New Head Of School

By Cece Nunn, posted Oct 7, 2019

Cape Fear Academy, a private school at 3900 S. College Road in Wilmington, has chosen its new head of school, according to a recent announcement. Ed Ellison, who most recently worked as head of St. Johns Country Day School in Orange Park, Florida, will begin his CFA leadership July 1, stated David Sprunt, chairman of the school’s board of trustees, in a ...

Oct 1, 2019

UNCW, CFCC Officials Sign Dual Admission Agreement

By Cece Nunn, posted Oct 1, 2019

The leaders of CFCC and UNCW signed a dual-enrollment agreement Tuesday that provides qualifying students to take classes at both schools at the same time, giving them a chance to earn an associate's degree at CFCC and transition to one of UNCW's undergraduate programs, according to an announcement. Cape Fear Community College President Jim Morton and Unive ...

Sep 26, 2019

Cape Fear Community College has been awarded a $633,408 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, according to a news release.  The grant funds will support the electrical lineworker training program that the college began in June 2018, the release stated.  “This is fantastic news for our growing ...

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Preparing Your Property for Cooler Weather

Posted Oct 1, 2019
Now that the fall season has arrived in the Cape Fear region, it is a good time to consider what maintenance projects may need attention around your home. Fall is a great time to evaluate the condition of several systems in and around your house, take care of some lawn care you may have been putting off and give everything a good once-over before the winter settles in. We at Sweyer Property Manage...read entire article
Sep 9, 2019

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has ranked for the first time on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Colleges under the National Universities category, coming in at No. 185. The university also ranked No. 92 in the Top Public Schools subcategory, for which it tied with Ohio University and the University of Houston. “Being recognized as ...

Aug 2, 2019

Training For A New Work World

By Jenny Callison, posted Aug 2, 2019

Richard Walsh is thinking big. The director of the Swain Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington has ambitious ideas for how the center can mold leaders’ thinking. Walsh will focus initially on a local audience for the center’s programs, but address issues that have global currency.   Walsh, who took the helm in April, plans to offer progra ...

Jul 19, 2019

Building UNCW's Future

By Jenny Callison, posted Jul 19, 2019

In his first year as chancellor of University of North Carolina Wilmington, Jose Sartarelli led the development of a fiveyear strategic plan for the school. Three years later, he says that UNCW has made significant progress on most of his top five goals.   The 2016-21 plan was created with an eye to ensuring the quality of education the university offers and to incr ...

Jul 18, 2019

Sayed, Lee Join UNCW's Board Of Trustees

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 18, 2019

Yousry Sayed and Michael Lee will be joining the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Board of Trustees, according to a news release Thursday. Sayed, founder of Wilmington-based Quality Chemical Laboratories and former UNCW administrator, and Lee, who is a Wilmington attorney, former state senator and former UNCW student, will both serve terms through 2023. ...

Jul 15, 2019

CFCC Launches Cybercrime Technology Degree

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 15, 2019

Cape Fear Community College is offering a new program in the cybercrime security field, according to a news release. The college announced Monday the launch of its Cyber Crime Technology Associate in Applied Science. The degree program is beginning in the fall semester. Greg Vandergriff, an information technology instructor, said Monday that the program rose from a g ...

Jul 5, 2019

Group Aids Students, Teachers

By Jenny Callison, posted Jul 5, 2019

The Pender County Schools wants to not just get by but aims to thrive – with a little help from its friends.   One of those friends is the Pender Education Partnership (PEP), an organization whose mission is to advance excellence in the county’s public schools and to muster the resources to support the school system’s success.   “Every ...

May 17, 2019

New UNCW Center Looks At Future Of Selling

By Jenny Callison, posted May 17, 2019

In its first full academic year, UNCW’s Center for Sales Excellence and Customer Delight has already attracted the attention of the business community and of students. And it has already been accepted as an associate member of the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA), an international consortium of academic sales centers whose faculty members work to advance the s ...

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