May 2017

Watch ‘Tactical Urbanism’ in action

Date Published: May 11, 2017
Students from the College of Arts + Architecture’s “Tactical Urbanism” class partnered with Charlotte Department of Transportation and local schools to make a difference through pedestrian safety.

Voice professor to join summer Young Artists program

Date Published: May 10, 2017

Carl DuPont, assistant professor of voice, will participate in the Young Artists Program at Glimmerglass Festival this summer. Founded in 1975, Glimmerglass Festival is a highly regarded summer opera and musical theatre festival in Cooperstown, New York.

Outstanding seniors recognized for service, leadership and academic achievement

Date Published: May 9, 2017
UNC Charlotte administrators recently honored 11 outstanding seniors for their service and leadership, as well as academic achievement.

104 CMS teachers to create new curricula through innovative seminars

Date Published: May 9, 2017

Charlotte Teachers Institute welcomed its new cohort of 104 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teachers into its innovative, interdisciplinary seminars for 2017.

New working group to focus on building an inclusive campus

Date Published: May 8, 2017

UNC Charlotte will form a Council on University Community Working Group (CCWG) to raise the visibility, coordination and impact of the considerable efforts underway to advance UNC Charlotte’s Campus Plan for Diversity, Access and Inclusion (Diversity Plan).

Florida administrator named vice chancellor for student affairs

Date Published: May 5, 2017

Kevin Bailey, from the University of West Florida, has been appointed UNC Charlotte’s vice chancellor for student affairs, effective Monday, July 24.

Scholar to conduct humanities research with rare Ertegun Scholarship

Date Published: May 5, 2017
With her selection as UNC Charlotte’s first-ever Ertegun Graduate Scholar, UNC Charlotte’s Eileen Jakeway is headed to England’s University of Oxford, for what she anticipates will be one of the most intellectually rich and invigorating experiences of her life.

Inside UNC Charlotte webcast ‘EFFERVESCE’

Date Published: May 5, 2017

Award-winning project the subject of Inside UNC Charlotte webcast

Date Published: May 4, 2017
Return to Inside UNC Charlotte, starting at 9 a.m., Friday, May 5, to view a special Inside UNC Charlotte webcast about “EFFERVESCE,” the School of Architecture’s award-winning design/build project.

UNC Charlotte to confer degrees at three commencement ceremonies

Date Published: May 4, 2017
More and more green will be seen during this year’s commencement than ever before; three ceremonies are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 12-13, to confer degrees. For the first time, undergraduates and those awarded certificates will wear green robes during graduation exercises.