University welcomes new employees

Date Published: April 21, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the April 18-19 New Employee Orientation session:

Atkins Library
Tracie Krumbine, university library technician

Broadcast Communications
Harrison Hieb, broadcast media specialist

Understanding space management – no galaxy required

Date Published: April 20, 2017

In the last 15 years, tens of millions of dollars have been spent to increase physical facilities, and it is evident UNC Charlotte will continue to grow “by leaps and bounds.” To date, the 1,000-acre campus has approximately 9.8 million square feet of academic and administrative space in 163 buildings.

Cone Deck 2 entrance closed temporarily

Date Published: April 20, 2017

The Cone Deck 2 entrance (located closest to the Cone University Center) will be closed temporarily from 7 a.m., Friday, April 21, through Monday, May 22, to upgrade parking equipment.

Expect construction barricades and traffic re-routing in the interior of the deck. The Cone Deck 1 entrance (accessible from Parking Lot 7, on the Belk Gym side) will reopen.

Faculty/Staff Social scheduled

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Faculty and staff members are invited to join colleagues for socializing and networking at a Faculty and Staff Social, which will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 27, at the Rose Football Center.

Deadline to apply for Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship

Date Published: April 19, 2017

UNC Charlotte employees interested in the Janet Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship have until Monday, May 1, to submit an application for fall 2017. This scholarship is designed to help a UNC system employee become more effective in either the applicant’s current position or prepare the applicant for promotion with the UNC system.

White needs shared leave

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Melanie White with the Office of Legal Affairs needs shared leave donations.

Chapter by W+GRA’s Brown included in award-winning work

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Heather Brown, executive director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance, recently learned that a book in which she has a chapter has received two national awards. “The Fat Pedagogy Reader,” edited by Erin Cameron and Constance Russell, has won a 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award from the American Educational Research Association.

License plate recognition coming to parking permits

Date Published: April 19, 2017

When the fall 2017 semester begins, a hanging tag will not be needed to park on campus. Permits will be required still; however, permission to park will be virtual and verified through license plate recognition (LPR).

LPR works based upon the permit purchased. Parking privileges will be assigned to a vehicle license plate and the purchaser’s 49er ID card.

Lee College professor receives international honor

Date Published: April 19, 2017

John Ziegert, a faculty member in the Lee College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, is the 2017 recipient of the Frederick Taylor Research Medal, bestowed by SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers).

External excavation, repairs being completed on Woodward Hall

Date Published: April 18, 2017

Repair work to the exterior of Woodward Hall (the section near the Cato College of Education) is underway through Thursday, June 15.

Expect heavy equipment, excavation work, noise and dust and masonry cutting/removal during the project.

Exercise caution when approaching construction zones.