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Apr 15, 2019

Cape Fear Academy Launches Head Of School Search

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 15, 2019

Cape Fear Academy is beginning preparations for its next transition. Current Head of School Donald Berger has announced he will step down at the end of private school's 2019-20 academic year, and a search committee has been formed to identify his successor. Berger came to Cape Fear Academy in July 2012. The school has retained Wickenden Associates of Princeton, N ...

Apr 11, 2019

Walsh To Start As Swain Center's New Director

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 11, 2019

The Swain Center for Executive Education and Economic Development at University of North Carolina Wilmington has a new director. Following a national search, Richard Walsh has been named to that position, according to a news release. His appointment is effective Monday. Walsh succeeds Matt Mylott, who has served as the center’s acting director since former dire ...

Apr 10, 2019

With an increasing threat of cyberattacks on financial, health and other institutions, the University of North Carolina Wilmington is looking ahead with the goal of preparing students in the information technology and cyber defense field. That was one main message from UNCW officials and featured speakers at the annual WITX (Wilmington Information Technology eXchange) conf ...

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Posted Apr 17, 2019
In any construction project, whether it’s building a new home or renovating your kitchen, it’s important to know how much things will cost. And it’s even better to know you won’t go over budget.
 
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Mar 15, 2019

Chancellor: Higher Rankings May Pay Dividends To UNCW

By Jenny Callison, posted Mar 15, 2019

Having two University of North Carolina Wilmington graduate programs rise in the U.S. News & World Report's graduate school rankings will likely benefit the university, its chancellor said Thursday. Both UNCW's master's degree in nursing and master's degree in public administration programs moved up 12 points on the publication's lists. The unive ...

Mar 12, 2019

Report Ranks UNCW Graduate Programs Among The Best

By Staff Reports, posted Mar 12, 2019

The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s master’s degree programs in nursing and public administration each moved up 12 places on the U.S. News & World Report list of 2020 Best Graduate Schools, according to an announcement from UNCW on Tuesday.   Three other programs – social work, education and part-time M.B.A. – also mad ...

Mar 1, 2019

BCC's Developing Construction Workforce Program Gets State Funding

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

Brunswick Community College and the Cape Fear Workforce Development Board were recently awarded a $400,000 grant to help fund a program that aims to build a talent pipeline into the area’s construction industry. The grant award stems from the NCWorks Local Innovation Fund, which Gov. Roy Cooper established last year as part of the NC Job Ready initiative, accordin ...

Feb 28, 2019

Post-renovation, Schwartz Center Updates Rental Policies

By Johanna Cano, posted Feb 28, 2019

With Cape Fear Community College’s Schwartz Center reopening this week, the school will focus on hosting athletic events in the new space and will no longer rent out space for non-sports related events, college representatives said Thursday. CFCC officials have decided to use the renovated center for collegiate sports events and to host tournaments, said Sonya Joh ...

Jan 15, 2019

Report: UNCW Ranks Eighth In Nation For Online Programs

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 15, 2019

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has ranked eighth in the nation for its online bachelor’s program, according to U.S. News & World Report. The report, 2019 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, recognized UNCW for its nursing and clinical research programs, two online programs that qualified for the ranking. The ranking was based on different cr ...

Nov 19, 2018

UNCW is taking a different route than it has in the past to add student housing to its campus in the amount of about 1,800 beds. "The university is pursuing the financing and construction of the project through a public-private partnership," said Miles Lackey, vice chancellor for business affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "We believe ...

Oct 25, 2018

CFCC Foundation Announces New Executive Director

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 25, 2018

Cape Fear Community College on Thursday announced a new executive director for the college’s foundation. Veronica Godwin has been selected to lead Cape Fear Community College Foundation Inc., a nonprofit that supports the college and its students, faculty, staff, programs, scholarships and specific capital projects, according to a news release.    ...

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