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Nov 16, 2021

As the University of North Carolina Wilmington searches for a new leader, a recently formed chancellor search committee is asking the community to participate in the selection process.  Chancellor Jose Sartarelli will step down in June. After six years leading the university, Sartarelli announced his plans to retire in September.  An 18-member search c ...

Nov 1, 2021

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is part of a statewide cybersecurity coalition that has received $2 million to advance education and research in the growing tech field, officials announced. The N.C. Partnership for Cybersecurity Excellence (NC-PaCE) coalition is made up of eight state universities and community colleges including UNCW, N.C. State University, ...

Oct 22, 2021

UNCW Announces Members Of Chancellor Search Committee

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 22, 2021

The committee searching for the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington consists of 18 members, many of whom have long-standing ties to the school. The group will be picking the person to succeed Chancellor Jose Sartarelli, who recently announced he will retire June 30. The search committee tentatively scheduled its first meeting for Nov. 1. ...

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Sep 24, 2021

Woody White Blasts UNCW After Resigning As Trustee

By Cece Nunn, posted Sep 24, 2021

Wilmington attorney Woody White, who resigned Sept. 22 from the UNCW Board of Trustees, shared the reasons for his resignation on Facebook, criticizing Chancellor Jose Sartarelli and the school’s treatment of those who express conservative opinions. “Like too many other American Universities, it [UNCW] punishes conservative voices, by looking the other way, ...

Sep 24, 2021

UNCW's Chancellor Sartarelli Plans To Retire

By Cece Nunn, posted Sep 24, 2021

UNCW’s chancellor announced his retirement Friday after more than six years at the helm. In a letter to students, faculty and staff, Chancellor Jose Sartarelli wrote, "Every fall, when a new academic year begins, I look back on all that we have accomplished together and ahead to all that we have yet to achieve. This year, when I reflected on my earliest days ...

Sep 13, 2021

For a third time, the University of North Carolina Wilmington has been named one of the best public universities in the country.   According to the list “Top Public Schools” by U.S. News & World Report, UNCW stands at No. 96 out of 100. The university is tied with Oklahoma State University and University of Louisville.   "UNCW's conti ...

Sep 3, 2021

Despite continuing to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic while attending school, students at area community colleges and UNCW have more choices and chances.   At Cape Fear Community College, for example, there are temporary financial aid programs available designed to address COVID-19-related economic hardships.   “We’ve announced the Longleaf Commitm ...

Aug 18, 2021

A new kind of learning center is opening soon in Wilmington near Wrightsville Beach. Code Ninjas, an international franchise, teaches children computer coding to allow students to build their own video games. Wilmington’s Code Ninjas location opens Monday, Aug. 23, at 1982 Eastwood Road in Lumina Commons. Local franchisee Zoë Mathews, who previously wor ...

Jul 30, 2021

UNCW Requiring Face Coverings At The Start Of The Fall Semester

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 30, 2021

UNCW will start the next semester with faculty, staff and students wearing masks indoors, chancellor Jose Sartarelli said in a message Friday.   The fall 2021 semester at the University of North Carolina Wilmington will begin with classes Aug. 18, and move-in is scheduled Aug. 13-14, according to a release.   “As we come together on campus for the ...

Jul 26, 2021

UNCW's Swain Center Moving To New College Road Location

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 26, 2021

The UNCW Swain Center is moving to a new location on South College Road. The center is in the process of moving into a more than 1,200-square-foot space at 803 S. College Road, Suite D, in the same building as UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), officials said. The new office will open to the public Aug. 9.   The Swain Center for Exe ...

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