February 2017

New statewide Residency Determination Services for undergraduates to launch

Date Published: February 14, 2017

Beginning Feb. 20, the University will no longer determine residency status for undergraduate students.

A centralized, uniform process, known as the Residency Determination Service (RDS), has been created to determine residency for tuition purposes and for the administration of state financial aid.

Johansen needs shared leave

Date Published: February 14, 2017

Lacrissa Johansen with the Student Health Center needs shared leave donations.

Atom Power's Ryan Kennedy

PORTAL’s Atom Power secures funding from Siemens

Date Published: February 13, 2017
PORTAL is UNC Charlotte’s powerhouse of innovation, designed to support the region’s entrepreneurial environment. So, it was a fitting location for a major announcement on Thursday, Feb. 9, by Atom Power officials that it had secured an equity investment from Siemens to advance its revolutionary circuit breaker design.

Jane Neese

Neese promoted to senior associate dean

Date Published: February 13, 2017

Jane Neese is now senior associate dean for the College of Health and Human Services. In this expanded role, Neese, who had served as an associate dean since 2002, will continue to supervise all aspects of college-level management and support of academic programs and curriculum.

Engaged Scholarship

Register for 2017 Engaged Scholarship and Community Partnership Symposium

Date Published: February 13, 2017

This year’s Engaged Scholarship and Community Partnership Symposium, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24, in the Cone University Center, will bring together UNC Charlotte faculty, staff, students and community partners to discuss community engagement practices. 

2017 call for nominations for student awards/honors

Date Published: February 13, 2017

The Dean of Students Office is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for the Chancellor’s Citations for Leadership and Service and the Bonnie Cone Leadership, Noble Niner, Chuck Lynch and Derrick Griffith Servant Leader awards.

Learn more about spring semester arts

Date Published: February 10, 2017

In this Inside UNC Charlotte webcast, Robin Witt, assistant professor of directing in the Department of Theatre; Alissa Deeter, associate professor of voice in the Department of Music; and Ann Dils, professor and chair of the Department of Dance; discuss the signature theatre, music and dance events coming up this semester. 

Student rally protests immigration executive order

Date Published: February 10, 2017

Roughly 125 students gathered in the Popp Martin Student Union Rotunda around noon, Thursday, Feb. 9, to protest President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order temporarily barring Syrian refugees and suspending refugee admissions from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Madison Park Quartet

Faculty & Friends concert to feature Madison Park Quartet

Date Published: February 9, 2017

The Music Department’s Faculty & Friends Concert Series will present the Madison Park String Quartet, with guest performer Jessica Lindsey, assistant professor of clarinet, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, in the Rowe Recital Hall.

Candidate Forums

Campus forums for executive director of alumni relations candidates

Date Published: February 9, 2017

The Division for University Advancement will host campus forums for the three finalists for the position of executive director of alumni relations.

During these forums, each candidate will address the topic “What It Means to be Engaged Alumni.”

Candidates and the time, date and locations of their presentations are listed below.