Media Center


The UNC Media Center provides central access to all published feature stories, system news, and press releases. Our archive holds a great deal of information about the accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Feature Stories

We’re proud of the work of our 17 campuses and affiliate institutions in providing the best possible instruction, research, and outreach to benefit the state and beyond. Take a look at some of the stories highlighting system accomplishments, initiatives, and people.

Across the System News

Read news from across the UNC system that reflects institutional priorities.

Press Releases

View our most recent announcements and access the press release archives.


Call or email the Communications staff to submit a media inquiry or interview request or ask us about a story published on our website.

Top Stories

Happy WCU Students

Plotting the Course

Data Dashboards Chart Progress Towards 2022

An attention-grabbing tale has unfolded at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. In 2016, the university graduated 895 low-income students. In 2017, 1,008 low-income... more

Students at Convocation

Mending Holes

New Report Reaffirms the Importance of University Initiatives

Suppose a company spends millions on a pipeline to transport resources, only to discover that most of those resources aren’t getting through to their final destination.... more

Latest News

Mellon Foundation Supports Writing Skill Development With $500K Grant to N.C. A&T

Mellon Foundation Supports Writing Skill Development With $500K Grant to N.C. A&T

To support the expansion of the university’s writing center and writing-intensive courses throughout the university curriculum, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon...


College of the Albemarle President Dr. Robert Wynegar, seated left, joined ECSU Chancellor Dr. Karrie Dixon in signing two agreements. The purpose of the agreements is to build a relationship between the two institutions, and create a clear pathway for COA students to transfer to ECSU.

ECSU, COA Begin a New Era of Higher Education Cooperation

Elizabeth City State University and College of the Albemarle are officially partners in education after the signing of two agreements between the institutions Thursday, March 7.


UNC Wilmington

UNCW Professors Receive $446,000 National Institutes of Health Grant for Opioid Research

Psychology professors Raymond Pitts and Christine Hughes received a $446,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to research how acute and chronic exposure to the prescription opioid oxycodone...


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