WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- It's a big weekend for a lot of UNCW students ... graduation. Family and friends filled Trask Coliseum for the first two of four commencement ceremonies at UNCW. About 2,000 UNCW students will have turned their tassles today, taking their education to the next level.
A survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges said companies expect to hire almost 9% more graduates this year than last.
UNCW has the second highest four year graduation rate among universities in the UNC system. The school's career center did a recent survey of new graduates which said nearly 93% of UNCW students were employed or enrolled in graduate school.