March 2017

Economics professor creates partnership between students, businesses

Date Published: March 27, 2017
UNC Charlotte's Matt Metzgar, an economics professor in the Belk College of Business, teaches Managerial Economics, a requirement for all business majors. With about 275 students, the course covers basic business concepts such as demand, cost, production and market analysis.


Architecture team’s winning design honors Orlando shooting victims

Date Published: March 27, 2017

A team from the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture has won the 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Small Project Practitioners (SPP) Small Project Design Competition.

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: March 24, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the March 21-22 New Employee Orientation session:

Jennifer Charles, assistant volleyball coach

Building Environmental Services
Randall Biggerstaff, building environmental technician
Joyce Patterson, building environmental technician

Read the latest Chancellor’s ‘Fast Five’

Date Published: March 24, 2017
The Chancellor’s “Fast Five” update provides the campus community a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the projects and priorities that occupy the chancellor’s time and attention.

Call for IT project ideas

Date Published: March 23, 2017

Campus units that are considering a small-, medium- or large-scale technology project during the next 18 months are encouraged to submit ideas to ITS by Monday, April 17.

“Even if you think your idea won’t happen until next year, ITS wants to know, so we can start a conversation with you,” said Mike Carlin, vice chancellor for information technology and CIO.

Periodic parking lane disruptions planned through July 1

Date Published: March 23, 2017

Between Friday, March 24, and Saturday, July 1, there will be periodic parking lane disruptions throughout campus as work is completed to update all parking equipment.

During these lane closures at parking lots and decks, there will be construction noise and dust as crews work in closed lanes. Signage will be posted at lot and deck entrances.

New Continuing Education course to prepare future audio engineers

Date Published: March 22, 2017
UNC Charlotte Continuing Education, in partnership with Ed Stokes, a professor in the University’s Lee College of Engineering, will offer a new course to teach aspiring audio engineers the state-of-the-art computer-based Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software AVID Pro Tools.

Jaime Clinton

Campus chef takes silver in collegiate culinary challenge

Date Published: March 22, 2017

Jaime Clinton, executive sous chef for catering, represented UNC Charlotte at the Southern Regional Conference of the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Culinary Challenge event, held at the University of New Mexico. She won second place in her first time competing.

Policy on contracting with state employees/relatives revised

Date Published: March 22, 2017

University Policy 603.2 Contracting with State Employees or Relatives of State Employees has been revised to clarify and update the policy, procedures, roles and responsibilities.

Steele Creek team places first in Autobell Creek Challenge

Date Published: March 22, 2017

A team of fourth- and fifth-grade students from Steele Creek Elementary School in Charlotte recently won first place in the second Autobell Car Wash Creek Challenge at UNC Charlotte.