New NC Sea Grant Funding Opportunity

July 18, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant has a new research funding opportunity to extend topics discussed at the program’s 2014 Research Symposium: Investments and Opportunities in April. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu

Sea Grant, Division of Marine Fisheries Sponsor Fellowship

June 17, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) are accepting applications for a fellowship opportunity for students nearing completion of an advanced degree program in natural resources or marine sciences. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m., Aug. 22, 2014.

Media Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu
Fellowship Contact: Jeffrey Buckel, 252-222-6341, jabuckel@ncsu.edu

Governor Proclaims NC Rip Current Awareness Week

May 27, 2014 | Katie Mosher

In the state of North Carolina, Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed June 1-7, 2014 as “Rip Current Awareness Week.”

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-270-4962, kmosher@ncsu.edu

Beach Season to Focus on Rip Current Safety

May 19, 2014 | Katie Mosher

As Memorial Day approaches, a busy beach season is on the horizon. So, too, is National Rip Current Awareness Week that kicks off June 1 and runs through June 7. Designated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association and the U.S. Lifesaving Association, the week promotes educational programs about rip currents — and how to stay safe while enjoying our beautiful beaches. Partners in North Carolina include local lifeguards, North Carolina Sea Grant, National Weather Service forecast offices and beach communities.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-270-4962, kmosher@ncsu.edu

Putnam, Doll Earn Regional Sea Grant Honor

May 14, 2014 | Katie Mosher

Gloria Putnam and Barbara Doll of North Carolina Sea Grant earned the Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Outstanding Achievement Award for their leadership roles in the Currituck Goes Green Initiative. The award was presented at a recent meeting in Corolla that included Sea Grant colleagues from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, kmosher@ncsu.edu