Born Indianapolis, Indiana. I spent most of my youth in Los Angeles, CA (attended Huntington Park High School
1957-58; Tripoli, Lybia USAF School
1958-59). My current home on the ground is in Wilmington
, NC. In 2003, I relocated to Wilmington
from the Carrboro
, NC community where I'd lived since the late '60s.
I'm the proud mom of Shari Cox Martin, Larry and Gary Cox, and thrilled-to-be grandma of Edda Martin, Nicholas Seiver and Darby and Cameron Cox, and great grandma to Daniel and David.
My professional career (1972-2003) was spent at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
. I retired August 1, 2003 from my position as Director of Administration for the School of Law
Graduate of The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
, Communication Studies, 2005.
See My Photo Gallery for a few favorite family photographs.
Community and University activities have been my avocations. I enjoy saying YES! to all good causes and therefore have had the pleasure of election and appointment to a variety of offices with my favorite activist organizations. These include:
Details about my service with the University and these organizations can be found here.
Note: Name change from Kay Cox Wijnberg to Margaret Kay Hovious effective December 18, 1998.