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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.
Pelican and Sandpiper Hall.

Construction efforts around UNCW ramp up as spring semester draws to a close

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2021
The development plans to bring a large amount of new residential space to the area, with 250 apartment units, 40 townhome units and 120 single-family homes. The commercial space will be made up of a 10,000 square foot shopping center, office space, restaurants and a hotel.
A view of the Wilmington riverwalk.

Where to get vaccinated in Wilmington

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 30, 2021

So far, over 4.1 million doses of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines have been administered to North Carolinians and in New Hanover County, over 57,000 have been fully vaccinated. As more and more North Carolina...

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...

Social distancing.

Cooper eases North Carolina’s COVID-19 restrictions

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 25, 2021
This announcement comes as North Carolina continues to see a decrease in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, hospitalizations and deaths, as more people get vaccinated.
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.
A closer look at UNCW’s newest vice chancellor, Dr. Lowell Davis

A closer look at UNCW’s newest vice chancellor, Dr. Lowell Davis

Andrew Lemon, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Earlier this month it was announced that the role for the UNC Wilmington (UNCW) vice chancellor for student affairs (VCSA) had been filled. Following a search process spanning many months, Lowell Davis...

Robby Fensom (left) with running mate, Thomas Wilson (right) are running in the 2021-2022 SGA election.

Fensom and Wilson win SGA student body election

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 23, 2021
Following a run-off election, the race for UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) next Student Government Association (SGA) student body president and vice president concluded this week with the announcement of the 2021-2022 winners. 
Staff member Nicolas Ziccardi (right) interviews the UNC System President (left).

UNC System President Hans visits UNCW

Nicolas Ziccardi, Assistant Opinion Editor March 23, 2021
Recently, The Seahawk had the opportunity to interview one on one with UNC system President Peter Hans, who stopped by UNC Wilmington to tour the campus and make note of the new projects in the works. 
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