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Sep 14, 2020

UNCW Ranks Among Top 100 Public National Universities

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 14, 2020

The University of North Carolina Wilmington was ranked No. 95 on U.S. News & World Report's Top 100 Public National Universities list for 2021, according to a news release. UNCW was one of three UNC System schools among the Top 100 Public National Universities for 2021, according to a new list of Best Colleges 2021 from U.S. News & Wor ...

Jul 17, 2020

Cape Fear Community College students enrolled in its chemical technology program will get a chance to intern at Quality Chemical Laboratories, one of many opportunities made possible with a national grant. CFCC recently announced the chemical technology program received a $470,415 grant from the National Science Foundation. "We are honored to begin our third Nat ...

Jun 4, 2020

When news circulated Wednesday of Pat Leonard’s death a day earlier, tributes to UNCW’s vice chancellor poured forth. Leonard, 65, an integral figure on the University of North Carolina Wilmington campus for 37 years, inspired respect, love and loyalty in the many students, faculty members and staff members she encountered over those decades, colleagues said ...

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Have To Choose A Health-Care Plan? Some Ideas On Matching It To Your Needs

Posted Aug 31, 2020
A world-wide pandemic and widespread unemployment have a way of concentrating our minds on the subject of health insurance. So between current circumstances and the approach of the annual insurance marketplace enrollment period, now is a good time to be thinking about how to choose the best coverage for your family.
 
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May 22, 2020

Education Leader Forges Way Forward

By Cece Nunn, posted May 22, 2020

The Special Olympics helped lead Del Burns to entering the field of education in 1976. “I had an interest in the Special Olympics because I had a family member who had a developmental disability,” explained Burns, who is serving as interim superintendent of New Hanover County Schools. “As I was going through college, I happened to take a course in educ ...

Apr 8, 2020

UNCW Announces New Provost

By Johanna Cano, posted Apr 8, 2020

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has announced James Winebrake as the new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. According to a Tuesday press release, Winebrake was previously the dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. “Dr. Winebrake is known for his innovative approach to manag ...

Nov 12, 2019

GLOW Receives $500k Grant For Makerspace

By Johanna Cano, posted Nov 12, 2019

Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington has received a $500,000 grant from SunTrust Foundation to go towards the makerspace on the school’s new campus, according to a news release Tuesday. The makerspace, now called the SunTrust Foundation Makerspace, combines a 21st-century science lab, woodshop, computer lab and art room in an area that promotes creativity. &q ...

Nov 1, 2019

Education To Grow A Workforce

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 1, 2019

Cape Fear Community College is in the process of expanding and adding several programs at its Burgaw campus to fuel the local workforce and provide the tools for people to get higher-paying jobs.   The college is able to double the capacity of its accelerated welding program curriculum and add new programs in Pender County with an expanding footprint at CFCC’s ...

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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