March 2017

Second-year survey seeking students’ perception of campus climate

Date Published: March 29, 2017

One in four women report being assaulted during their time in college, impacting their emotional and physical health and academic success.

Federal and state governments have prioritized the implementation of campus safety surveys to get an accurate understanding of student experiences with violence and harassment.


One entrance to Cone Deck to close temporarily

Date Published: March 29, 2017

The entrance to Cone Parking Deck from Lot 7 (on the Belk Gym side) will be closed from 7 a.m., Monday, April 3, through Thursday, April 20, to upgrade parking equipment.

The Cone Deck 2 entrance (next to the Cone University Center) will remain open. Expect construction barricades, lane closures and the re-routing of traffic on the interior of the deck.


Volunteer opportunities for employees abound in April

Date Published: March 29, 2017
April is national volunteer month, and UNC Charlotte employees have numerous opportunities to join colleagues in an array of organized service opportunities.

Sistare named executive director of alumni relations

Date Published: March 29, 2017

Sallie Hutton Sistare will join UNC Charlotte as executive director of alumni relations in the Division of University Advancement, effective May 30.


Wian needs shared leave

Date Published: March 28, 2017

Francine Wian with the Financial Aid Office needs shared leave donations.


Exploring arts and culture focus of Africana Studies Symposium

Date Published: March 28, 2017

Discussions and performances that explore the African cultural legacies in the Americas will be on the program for the 15th annual Africana Studies Symposium, being held April 5-7.


Cato College professor receives ACA Best Practices Award

Date Published: March 28, 2017

Kristie Opiola, assistant professor of counseling studies in the Cato College of Education, received the 2017 Best Practices Award from the American Counseling Association (ACA) for the dissertation “The Efficacy of Child Parent Relationship Therapy for Adoptive Families.”


Reality star Whitney Way Thore to address body shaming, healthy living

Date Published: March 28, 2017

Star of TLC’s “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” and body-positive activist Whitney Way Thore will spend March 30 leading an afternoon fitness class, and in the evening, she will continue the conversation about body image.


Register for UNC Charlotte's Housing Affordability Symposium

Date Published: March 28, 2017

UNC Charlotte Campus Compact will host a conversation about housing affordability in the Charlotte area on Wednesday, April 5, at UNC Charlotte Center City.


Order of the Long Leaf Pine awarded to Cathy Bessant

Date Published: March 28, 2017

Cathy Bessant, chief operations and technology officer for Bank of America and a member of the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees, recently received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Former Gov. Pat McCrory presented the award to Bessant and Ned Curran, president/chief executive officer, The Bissell Companies.