August 2012

ELTI to hold language testing for incoming teaching assistants

Date Published: August 2, 2012

The English Language Training Institute (ELTI) will conduct language testing for incoming teaching assistants whose first language is not English. Testing will be at 1:30 PM, Friday, Aug. 17, in the College of Health and Human Services, Room 281.


Wellness promotion awarded ABC grant

Date Published: August 2, 2012

The Wellness Promotion Department of the Student Health Center recently received a $45,000 grant from the Mecklenburg County Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board.


Sims to join UNC Charlotte as director of community affairs

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Effective Tuesday, Aug. 21, Jeanette Sims will be director of community affairs in the Division of University Advancement.

Her primary responsibility will be to direct programs and initiatives in support of UNC Charlotte’s mission as it strives to address the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. 


EAO names June raffle winners

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Chris Alspaugh, extended academic programs; Kelly Franklin, English Language Training Institute; Rebecca Hefti, College of Education; and Carol Hartley, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, won $5 gift cards to Walmart as part of the June weekly raffles sponsored by the Environmental Assistance Office (EAO).


Hartley work wins SIBA award

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Andrew Hartley’s “Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Falcon” recently won the Best Young Adult Novel of the year from the Southern Independent Book Store Association (SIBA).


Franki designs ANA medal

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Jamie Franki, a faculty member in the Art + Art History Department in the College of Arts + Architecture, has designed the official medal for the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 121st anniversary convention.


July 2012

Faces - Jackie Simpson

Date Published: July 30, 2012

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is undergoing a construction and renovation boom due to its $450 million master plan. One of those helping to lead this transformational effort is Jackie Simpson.

As associate vice chancellor and director of housing and residence life, Simpson is responsible for all facets of an operation with an annual budget of $28 million.


June 2012

Bioinformatics researcher's work garnering international attention

Date Published: June 22, 2012

Bioinformatics professor Anthony Fodor is among the authors of recent research papers that portend a huge breakthrough for personalized health care. The news was announced last week, and it is receiving international attention.


UNC Charlotte Center City’s Projective Eye Gallery to launch summer experiment

Date Published: June 22, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Center City Projective Eye Gallery will launch an inaugural “summer experiment,” which will feature a performance installation that brings together dance, song, sculpture and design.