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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. ...

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Beyond the Bench: UNC Wilmington Classroom to cGMP Laboratories

Posted Jun 3, 2019
Alcami and the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) have partnered on an academic program that connects education and work experiences for students pursuing scientific careers, especially in pharmaceutical sciences. This edition of the Beyond the Bench series will highlight the laboratory-based course taught at UNCW’s state-of-the-art ...read entire article
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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