April 2017

Literary festival to celebrate how stories are told

Date Published: April 26, 2017
The UNC Charlotte Center City Literary Festival will be an opportunity to celebrate how stories are told, with participants able to join in nearly a day full of activities for all ages.

Communications studies major wins national award

Date Published: April 25, 2017

Tiera Gibson, a communication studies major, recently received the Outstanding Tutor Award from the National Association of Communication Centers (NACC).


Tapper needs shared leave

Date Published: April 25, 2017

Nataly Tapper with the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Science needs shared leave donations.


Eight outstanding honorees recognized by UNC Charlotte Alumni Association

Date Published: April 25, 2017
Alumni and friends of the University are among the staunchest supporters of an institution, and this year, the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association recognized eight individuals as part of the Alumniner Weekend.

Retirement reception set for Jackie Simpson

Date Published: April 25, 2017

Jackie Simpson, associate vice chancellor and director of housing and residence life, will retire from the University in May after 37 years of service.

A retirement reception will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Friday, May 19, in SoVi at South Village Crossing. A brief program will start at 2 p.m.


‘Transition reception’ scheduled for Art Jackson

Date Published: April 24, 2017

A “transition reception” in honor of Art (Dr. J) Jackson, vice chancellor for student affairs, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons. He is transitioning from his position as vice chancellor to become a part-time faculty member in the Cato College of Education. He has been with the University for 10 years.


Kinesiology experts debate the benefits of standing desks

Date Published: April 24, 2017
Kinesiology lecturer Juliana Marino and Adam Lavis, a clinical exercise physiologist who runs UNC Charlotte’s kinesiology labs, collaborated to provide expert insight into the standing desk conversation.

Africana Studies professor awarded Carnegie fellowship to study in Nigeria

Date Published: April 24, 2017

At the University of Jos, Africana Studies professor Honore Missihoun plans to teach and analyze texts from Francophone countries in Africa to better understand how the exploitation of women, land and natural resources resulted from patriarchal and male-dominated societies.


Nichols needs shared leave

Date Published: April 24, 2017

Cathy Ann Nichols with the Controller's Office needs shared leave donations.