UNCW Professor helps film students, others, find their way in Wilmington’s new economy [Video]

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WILMINGTON – Over one-third of Professor Suzanne Altobello’s business class students are film majors. That tells you something about Wilmington, but also something about what attracts students to Altobello’s class. “Some of these students went into the film program when it was still a vibrant industry here,” said Altobello. “I think some of them have […]

Entrepreneur event to assist military veterans with start-ups

Ironclad Brewery hosts a discussion on the "State of the Startups." Courtesy photo.

An upcoming entrepreneurial event will serve those who have served their country. Hosted by Jim Roberts, former head of UNC-Wilmington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the panel discussion is set for 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 at Ironclad Brewery, 115 N. Second St. in downtown Wilmington. In addition to quick pitch propositions […]

UNCW names permanent leader for business startups hub

Diane Durance. Courtesy photo.

UNC-Wilmington now has a permanent leader for its cutting-edge hub of business startups. The university recently announced Diane Durance has been named director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). She begins work in her new position on June 20. Durance, current president of Michigan non-profit MiQuest, brings with her a decade of experience leading, coaching and […]