This community organization was founded to commemorate the events of the Coup d'Etat of 1898 in Wilmington, NC. The goals were to make the significance of these events known and to improve racial relations in the community.The organization's website is archived by UNCW's Randall Library. UNCW was involved in this non-profit organization's events.
This organization consists of storytelling troupes with the goal of transforming children's literature, biographical interviews, and personal stories into interactive live performances and films. These performances promote literacy, appreciation for diverse experiences, social justice, and a love of live theatre for audiences ranging from preschoolers to adults. Performers are from the Department of Communication Studies.
This organization began with an attempt to undo an act of historical erasure. Professors at UNCW led a class to uncover and preserve lost or forgotten copies of the The Wilmington Daily Record, the African-American newspaper destroyed at the onset of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre.
The UNCW History Hub is a digital gathering space, showcasing undergraduate and graduate student historical projects with digital elements. Content includes digital collections and digital exhibits of artifacts in context. It is a digital initiative of the Department of History supported in part by UNCW's Randall Library.
The UNCW Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship nurtures emerging ventures and connects entrepreneurs to a world of startup support services. CIE offers programs, services, and activities to promote and support entrepreneurship and the creation of innovative new ventures in Southeastern North Carolina. The CIE is an extension of the university and partners with both public and private organizations to support regional economic development and the creation and growth of innovation-based businesses.
The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at UNC Wilmington is affiliated with the Cameron School of Business and is located next to the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). Since 1984, the SBTDC has served North Carolina business owners and entrepreneurs. The Wilmington office has professional staff who combine real-life business experience with industry experience, education, and advanced training.
The H. David and Diane Swain Center of the University of North Carolina Wilmington enhances the effectiveness of organizations through economic services, executive education, and leadership development. The Swain Center has served the business community by connecting our experts with business needs. The center has a long history of providing economic forecasts and impact studies. A regional economist is on the staff.
The mission of UNCW Research and Innovation is to stimulate and support high-impact research, innovation, and economic development that enhances student learning, discovers new knowledge, forges knowledge leaders, and solves critical problems in the region, North Carolina, the nation, and the world.