Currituck County Earns 2014 Jones Award

January 20, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Currituck County is a winner of a 2014 Walter B. Jones Sr. Award for Excellence in Local Government.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

NC Sea Grant Staff, Students Earn NOAA Jones Awards

January 20, 2015 | Katie Mosher

Spencer Rogers of North Carolina Sea Grant is a Coastal Steward of the Year in the 2014 Walter B. Jones Sr. Awards presented by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Sea Grant’s Barbara Doll was among four North Carolina graduate students also receiving Jones honors.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

Southeast Sea Grant Programs Seek Community Resilience Proposals

January 5, 2015 | Katie Mosher

The Sea Grant programs of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina and the NOAA Office for Coastal Management are jointly soliciting preproposals for a Southeast Region research project focused on coastal community resilience.

John Fear, 919-515-9104,
Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

NC Sea Grant Seeks Applicants for Knauss Fellowship

December 16, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant invites graduate students at North Carolina universities to apply for the 2016 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. This national opportunity is offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Sea Grant College Program. Applications must be received by 5 p.m., Feb. 13, 2015.

Contact: John Fear, 919-515-9104,

Coastal Society Honors Sea Grant’s Schiavinato

November 7, 2014 | Katie Mosher

The Coastal Society has presented its Distinguished Service Award to Lisa Schiavinato, North Carolina Sea Grant’s, law, policy and community development specialist. The announcement came this week as part of the society’s joint meeting with Restore America’s Estuaries, held in Washington, D.C.

Katie Mosher, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-515-9069,
Judy Tucker, The Coastal Society, 757-565-0999,