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ACC announces Honor Roll for 2013-2014 academic year[Aug. 7, 2014]
The 58th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, recognizing academic excellence by student-athletes during the 2013-14 academic year, was announced today by ACC Commissioner John Swofford. The Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. The conference recognized a record 3,967 student-athletes for their hard work in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic year.
North Carolina Outlasts Duke In ACC Men's Lacrosse Semifinal, 18-17[Apr. 27, 2013]
With North Carolina holding a nine-goal lead over Duke early in the third period, Friday night’s second Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship semifinal didn’t appear headed for a dramatic finish. A crowd of 4,567 at Kenan Stadium saw the second-seeded Tar Heels prevail after squandering a 15-6 lead in a span of just over 15 minutes in the second half. The third-seeded Blue Devils reeled off eight unanswered goals during one stretch and stunned the Kenan Stadium crowd by going in front 17-16 on Bill Conners’ score with 6:12 remaining in the game.
Martin Report Executive Summary of UNC academic scandal investigation[Dec. 22, 2012]
From 2010 to 2011, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC or the University) investigation identified “serious anomalies” related to the course offerings and methods of instruction within the Department of African and Afro-American Studies (the Department or AFRI/AFAM). Jonathan Hartlyn and William Andrews, both Senior Associate Deans within the College of Arts and Sciences, then conducted a comprehensive review of every course in the Department for data representing four academic years (2007-2011) and five Summer sessions (2007-2011). Their report (the Hartlyn-Andrews Report) in May 2012 identified 54 courses with “academic anomalies
Martin Report timeline on UNC scandal investigation[Dec. 22, 2012]
This review, as well as the information contained in this report, was completed independently from, but in consideration of, many related initiatives and activities undertaken within and by the University. Many of these activities were completed internally, led by UNC faculty and administrators, and provided an invaluable level of support and information to assist in the completion of this review. Outlined below is the series of events and analyses by which the University became aware of and investigated questions regarding courses in the Department.
Notre Dame to join ACC in all sports except football[Sep. 12, 2012]
The Atlantic Coast Conference Council of Presidents has unanimously voted to accept the University of Notre Dame as a new member. The Irish will compete as full members in all conference sponsored sports with the exception of football which will play five games annually against league programs.
American Idol finalist to appear at NC State's Doak Field on Saturday[May 14, 2011]
American Idol finalist Scotty McCreery of Garner will be at Doak Field at Dail Park on Saturday to throw out the first pitch before NC State's baseball game against Florida State. McCreery, a 17-year-old junior at Garner High School, advanced to the final round of three on American Idol on Thursday, May 12.
Wake Forest men’s golf ready for ACC Championship test[Apr. 21, 2011]
The Wake Forest men's golf team heads to Uwharrie Point, NC this weekend to compete in the 58th Annual ACC Men's Golf Championship. This marks the 15th year and the 10th consecutive year the Old North State Club has hosted the ACC Men's Golf Championship. The Deacs have yet to win on the par-72, 7,100-yard course but Wake has recorded a pair of second place finishes in 2003 and 2004 and tied for third last season.
Maryland captures 2011 ACC Wrestling Championship[Mar. 7, 2011]
For the third time in four seasons, the Maryland Terrapins own the Atlantic Coast Conference Wrestling Championship. The Terps triumphed in five of the six weight class finals in which they competed on Saturday night to break open a tight battle with ACC regular-season champion Virginia Tech and finish atop the 2011 field.
Ribbon cutting ceremony held for ACC Hall of Champions[Mar. 4, 2011]
A special ribbon cutting ceremony for the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Hall of Champions was held on Wednesday, March 2 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The ceremony included comments from ACC Commissioner John Swofford, North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton, North Carolina State Senator Don Vaughan, War Memorial Commission chairperson Florence Gatten, Greensboro Coliseum Complex managing director Matt Brown and Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau board chairman Dick Grubar.
Also: ACC Hall of Champions
ACC recognizes 2011 Postgraduate Scholarship recipients[Feb. 23, 2011]
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford announced a list of 36 student-athletes who have been selected for the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award, including three student-athletes who will receive the Thacker Award. Additionally, five student-athletes who plan to enter a professional career in their chosen sport were named honorary recipients.
Davidson women's soccer welcomes ten to class of 2015[Feb. 3, 2011]
Head coach Greg Ashton has announced that 10 scholar-athletes will join the Davidson program in August 2011 to kickoff their first collegiate soccer season as members of the Davidson women’s soccer team. Among those joining the program is Annie Cleaver of Northwood High School in Pittsboro, NC.
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