May 2017

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: May 23, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the May 16-17 New Employee Orientation session:

Athletics
Charles Skalaski, assistant football coach

Atkins Library
Marjorie Hoomes, university library technician
Clifton Wilson Jr., facilities management technician for building trades


Partial closure of Parking Lot 15 scheduled

Date Published: May 19, 2017

A section of Parking Lot 15 will be closed beginning at 6 a.m., Monday, May 22, through 6 p.m., Friday, June 23.

Spaces closest to Craver Road will be unavailable due to work being performed on landscape, storm water and lot improvements.

Expect construction vehicles and personnel in the area; utilize caution when approaching construction areas.


Tallent needs shared leave

Date Published: May 18, 2017

Steve Tallent with Facilities Management, Zone 6, needs shared leave donations.


Learn more about the Internal Audit staff

Date Published: May 17, 2017

Normally, the Internal Audit Department includes five employees. Currently, there are three internal auditors in the department.


ITS posts information on summer technology updates

Date Published: May 15, 2017

As a reminder, ITS has a website with technology notes that outlines updates that will occur during the summer.


CATS energizes Blue Line Extension’s overhead electrical system

Date Published: May 11, 2017

Construction crews working on the LYNX Blue Line Extension, the 9.3-mile extension to Charlotte’s current light rail system, have energized the overhead catenary system (OCS) throughout the entire alignment up to UNC Charlotte. The OCS provides electricity that powers light rail vehicles through a pantograph at the top of the vehicle.  The system carries 750 volts, direct current.&nbs


Internal auditors adhere to professional standards, responsibilities

Date Published: May 10, 2017

To those outside the profession, internal auditors may appear to have their own way in which they work.


Try Belk Gym for free May 15-21

Date Published: May 10, 2017

Faculty and staff members can try the fitness and recreation areas of Belk Gym for free from Monday, May 15, through Sunday, May 21. Employees should bring their UNC Charlotte IDs to present at the check-in location for this free preview.


Retiring faculty honored for 357 combined years of service

Date Published: May 8, 2017

Thirteen faculty members whose combined service to the University totaled 357 years were honored at an annual event Wednesday, May 3, at the Harris Alumni Center. University leaders noted that each of the retirees had been active participants in the many changes and milestones in the life of the University.


Disability services honors employees for their commitment to accessibility

Date Published: May 8, 2017

The Office of Disability Services recently presented its Accessibility Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty/Staff to 11 individuals in recognition of their “strong commitment to accessibility and disability-related issues.”