Community Choice Nominee - Dan Noonan

Dan Noonan - Manager, Distance Education and Video Network Services - UNC Wilmington


Dan Noonan was raised in Virginia, attended West Virginia University as an undergraduate before moving to North Carolina in 1994, later completing graduate school at UNCW. He began work for New Hanover County Schools in 1996, serving as the Distance Education Program Manager at John T. Hoggard High School from 1998-2000 before accepting a position with the Information Technology Systems Division at UNCW in June of 2000.

Dan worked the past 13 plus years serving as the manager of the Distance Education and Video Network Services department at UNCW. We have been a proud member of the NCREN community throughout his time at UNCW and have benefitted immensely from the partnership and the outstanding services provided by MCNC. Currently, we support 8 fully integrated Distance Education classrooms on our campus and have seen continuing growth in the number of academic classes and programs we support involving the use of a wide array of distance education technologies and platforms for academic course delivery across our campus and the NCREN Community. Dan currently reside in Wrightsville Beach, NC and enjoy reading, travelling and, especially, the ocean.

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