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A resolution thanking Chief Donaldson from the SGA.

SGA passes 2 resolutions thanking Chief Donaldson, faculty and staff

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor April 8, 2021
During their last meeting of the school year, the Student Government Association (SGA) passed two resolutions—the first thanking University Police Chief David Donaldson and the second highlighting appreciation to faculty and staff.
A doctor administers the vaccine.

All North Carolinians eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021

Gov. Roy Cooper announced this week that on April 7, the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine eligibility will open up to group 5 in North Carolina. This means that all North Carolina residents including UNC...

UNCWs Fisher Student Center.

Senate approves 2021-2022 SGA budget

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor April 6, 2021

During last week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the senate approved their budget for the next school year. Kyle Glover, treasurer, presented the proposed SGA budget for the 2021-2022...

UNCW mourns the loss of professor Jeffrey Brudney

UNCW mourns the loss of professor Jeffrey Brudney

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor April 6, 2021

On April 4, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) professor Jeffrey Brudney passed away. Since 2012, Brudney has worked with the master of public administration (MPA) program in the public and international affairs department...

The cultural center.

Reshuffling and renovations for diversity resource centers coming before fall semester

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 1, 2021

At their March 30 meeting, UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Student Government Association announced that several office spaces in Fisher University Union will be undergoing changes before the fall of 2021. The...

Walking to class.

UNCW’s search for new chief diversity officer begins

Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer April 1, 2021

During the Student Government Association’s (SGA) meeting on March 30, it was announced that the search for UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) permanent chief diversity officer has begun.   Donyell...

The Seahawk statue on campus.

UNCW administrators prepare to roll out third round of the COVID-19 virus relief

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2021
Half of this funding will be distributed to eligible students in the form of direct grants, while the other half of the money will go towards administrative costs associated with the pandemic, such as money for testing, vaccinations and personal protective equipment.
Dr. Sabrina Cherry works at UNCW.

Dr. Sabrina Cherry announced as Fall 2021 convocation speaker

Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer March 27, 2021

During the Student Government Association’s (SGA) recent election watch party, Sabrina Cherry was selected as the speaker for the UNC Wilmington (UNCW) fall 2021 convocation.   An assistant professor within...

The fountain between Morton and Leutze Hall.

UNCW offering in-person and virtual spring graduation ceremonies

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 26, 2021

In light of improving conditions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) will now offer multiple in-person and virtual graduation ceremonies for spring 2021 graduates.  General...

UNCW student, Jacobi Loyd, receives his vaccine.

Students and staff receive the COVID-19 virus vaccine at UNCW clinic

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 26, 2021

This week, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) students, faculty and staff started to get their coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations at the newly opened vaccine clinic on campus. Appointments were opened on March 24...

UNCW campus police chief retiring

UNCW campus police chief retiring

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 24, 2021
During his time at UNCW, Donaldson worked to enhance relationships with other nearby law enforcement agencies, advocacy agencies, and the district attorney’s office. Additionally, he instituted enhanced emergency situations training for officers, dispatchers and UNCW stakeholders.
Burney Center on campus.

UNCW COVID-19 vaccine registration now open

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 24, 2021
For this week’s appointments, UNCW received 300 doses of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. As more appointments become available, UNCW will send out similar emails with the SignUp Genius registration links.
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