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

Coastwatch Receives APEX Recognition

June 12, 2014 | E-Ching Lee

Coastwatch, North Carolina Sea Grant’s magazine, has received APEX Awards for Publication Excellence. This honor highlights exceptional efforts in many areas of publications. This year, Coastwatch was recognized in three categories.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098, eching_lee@ncsu.edu

North Carolina Sea Grant Specialists Highlighted

June 6, 2014 | E-Ching Lee

North Carolina Sea Grant extension specialists Terri Kirby Hathaway and Spencer Rogers were spotlighted by their peers for contributions to their respective fields.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098, eching_lee@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