1947 UNCW was originally founded as Wilmington College in 1947.
How many consecutive conference titles has the men’s swimming and diving team won?
How many consecutive years has the Princeton Review awarded UNCW the “Best in the Southeast” designation?
How many campus buildings have been built or renovated in the past ten years?
True Aquarius, located in the Florida Keys, is owned by NOAA and managed by UNCW.
CAA CAA- Colonial Athletic Association
How many times has the UNCW men’s basketball team reached the NCAA tournament?
4 The Seahawks reached the tournament in 2000, 2002, 2003, and in 2006.
True Mel Gibson did coach the Seahawks, but it was not the famous actor of the same name.
True The surf club finished 3rd in the nation last year.
TRUE Due to the high number of bikes, skateboards, and students, Chancellor’s Walk can become chaotic quickly between classes. Other routes are advised.
Green and Gold Teal did not become an official school color until 2009.
What popular television show had scenes filmed on the UNCW campus many times?
6 Subway, Quiznos, Chick-fil-A, Dunkin’ Donuts, Java City, Einstein Bros. Bagels
False Although it may seem like it never snows here, Wilmington had significant snow three times in 2011.
Kenan House The house was donated to the university in 1969 and is located on Market Street.
James Hall, Alderman Hall, and Hoggard Hall These buildings were first occupied in 1961.
Randall Library Randall Library was constructed in 1968 and expanded in the 1980’s.
3 Brian Rowsom, Bill Mayew, and Brett Blizzard all had their jerseys retired.