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OPINION: UNCW must reconsider rejection of pass/fail option

College student studying from home. Photo by Green Chameleon
November 14, 2020
The pass/fail option is absolutely necessary during these unprecedented times. If courses are only offered online, then it is only fair to present students this option. Experts are saying that “the mental, emotional and academic impacts of the shift to remote learning are likely going to be challenging.” Many students are struggling to adjust to the new format for several reasons. Lack of hands-on experience, unsuitable study spaces and increased distractions are just a few of the reasons remote learning is challenging students.  

SGA 11/10 meeting recap: Pass/fail to update, DRC, and director of sustainability

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
November 13, 2020

At their second to the last meeting of the semester, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed the UNC Wilmington (UNCW) Disability Resource Center (DRC), provided an update on the pass/fail option...

Faculty Senate’s decides against pass/fail for the fall 2020 semester

UNCW students study by the fountain.
November 13, 2020

The Faculty Senate, the legislative body of the faculty, reconvened on Nov. 10 to discuss a number of items relating to the fall 2020 semester, including the policy on pass/fail. Several UNC System Schools...

SGA 10/13 meeting recap

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
October 16, 2020
Mark Forbes, the Academic Advising Council (AAC) Chair, was the featured guest speaker at this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Oct. 13.

SGA 10/6 meeting recap: SGA passes pass/fail resolution for the fall semester

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
October 9, 2020
At this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, Thomas Wilson, Senate member and Academic Affairs Chair, introduced a resolution to request consideration for a pass/fail option for the fall.
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