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Jun 2, 2020

NHCS Names Educators Of The Year

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jun 2, 2020

New Hanover County Schools has named its 2020-2021 district Educators of the Year, according to a news release. Elizabeth Felts, an English teacher at New Hanover High School, was named the 2020-2021 overall NHCS Educator of the Year. “As a teacher, I believe my role is to help students see their value and see how they can leverage their talents and strengths t ...

Jun 2, 2020

Century 21 Sweyer & Associates Earns Five Star Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jun 2, 2020

Century 21 Sweyer & Associates has been named a winner of the Five Star Award, according to a news release. The award recognizes Cartus Broker Network members who have met or exceeded their individual objectives for outgoing broker-to-broker referral closings during the calendar year, stated the release. “There was plenty of hard work and dedication in ...

Jun 2, 2020

Nest Realty Welcomes New Broker

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jun 2, 2020

Nest Realty has added a new member to its real estate team. Merritt Anderson Crawley, a broker with the firm, earned her real estate license in 2015. She also has a certified negotiation expert designation, according to the local realty company. Crawley is a native to North Carolina and moved to the Wilmington area in 2014. She has previously worked in different f ...

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Jun 2, 2020

Najee Wise Earns Advisor Of The Year Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jun 2, 2020

Najee Wise has been named the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Founding Chapter Advisor of the Year, according to a news release. Wise is an academic adviser at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He has been an academic adviser at University College since 2018, stated the university. “As an academic advisor, I work diligentl ...

Jun 2, 2020

Alcami Corp. Adds To Senior Leadership Team

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jun 2, 2020

Alcami Corp. announced additions to its senior leadership team, according to a news release. Brian Dillion has been appointed vice president of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance and Jacquelyn Uribe has been appointed vice president of Quality Operations, stated the release. Dillon brings more than 35 years of experience to the team, including over 20 at Alcami ...

May 26, 2020

Ayize Glenn Gray Receives NAIOP Inc. Diversity Student Scholarship

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted May 26, 2020

NAIOP Inc. has selected Ayize Glenn Gray as a recipient of its annual diversity student scholarship, according to a news release. Gray,  a commercial broker with Wilmington-based Coldwell Banker Commercial Sun Coast Partners, is a graduate student in the Masters of Real Estate Development program at Auburn University and a member of NAIOP Alabama, st ...

May 26, 2020

Barnhill Contracting Co. has promoted Tim Miller to vice president of preconstruction services for the building group, according to a news release. Miller has 15 years of leadership experience, including work directing teams mentoring young professionals and developing efficiencies and innovation in preconstruction processes, officials said in the release. In his new ...

May 26, 2020

Oscar Garcia Earns NAHREP Top 250 Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted May 26, 2020

Oscar Garcia, a Realtor with Century 21 Sweyer & Associates, was named one of the nation's Top 250 agents by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, according to a news release. Garcia was ranked No. 41 on the Top 250 list for achieving 96 sides (the number of real estate transactions) in the 2019 calendar year and No. 6 on its Top 1 ...

May 26, 2020

PPD Honored In Annual CRO Leadership Awards

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted May 26, 2020

PPD Inc. was honored for excellence in clinical research for the ninth year in a row in Life Science Leader magazine’s 2020 CRO Leadership Awards, according to a news release. The Wilmington-based global contract research organization was recognized by pharmaceutical and biotech professionals surveyed for the awards. "The awards honor contract re ...

May 26, 2020

Van Dempsey Appointed To Governor’s DRIVE Task Force

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted May 26, 2020

Van Dempsey, dean of UNCW’s Watson College of Education, has been appointed to serve on Gov. Roy Cooper’s DRIVE Task Force, according to a news release. The task force is focused on improving equity and inclusion in education, with a particular focus on diversity in the education profession in the state, officials said in the release. The appointment ...

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