June 2017

Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare publishes new young adult fantasy

Date Published: June 12, 2017

Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley has a new book, published by Tor Teen and released on June 6. “Firebrand” is the second novel in Hartley’s “Steeplejack” young adult series, set in a 19th-century South African-inspired fantasy world.


Summer ‘edutainment’ camps underway

Date Published: June 12, 2017
With the public school year having ended, UNC Charlotte has a robust offering of summer enrichment camps that are underway.

Department of Music to host Charlotte New Music Festival

Date Published: June 12, 2017

The UNC Charlotte Department of Music is partnering with the Charlotte New Music Festival to present a workshop for composers and a series of concerts from Monday, June 19, through Saturday, July 1.


Sealant project to close portions of CRI roadways

Date Published: June 9, 2017

Portions of J.W. Clay Boulevard and Snyder Road will be closed beginning at 7 a.m., Sunday, June 11, due to a new seal coat being applied to the roadway.


Stenhouse needs shared leave

Date Published: June 9, 2017

Peter Stenhouse with Housing and Residence Life needs shared leave donations.


Skalaski named Charlotte 49ers special teams coordinator

Date Published: June 7, 2017

Charlie Skalaski has been promoted to special teams coordinator for Charlotte 49ers football. He takes the coaching slot vacated by defensive line coach Aaron Curry, who resigned Friday. Lambert will assume defensive line coaching duties.


Staff Council issues call for nominations

Date Published: June 7, 2017

Nominations are being accepted for Staff Council area representatives and alternates and members of the executive committee.

Staff members should have received an email with a link to the nomination form; the deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, June 9.

Email Dave Frantzreb rfrantzr@uncc.edu with questions.


PPS conducting on-campus training today, Thursday

Date Published: June 6, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety Department will conduct on-campus training today, Tuesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 8, near Oak Hall. There will be an increased police presence in that area, and individuals will likely see officers in tactical gear. 

This is part of routine training conducted by PPS. 


‘Light Rail Connects Us’ - train tests scheduled to start this week

Date Published: June 6, 2017
Later this week, the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) will begin testing trains along the route to the UNC Charlotte Main Station. There will be trains traveling at very slow speeds on the tracks and possibly stopping at the station on campus. This will occur primarily in evening hours.

Williams needs shared leave

Date Published: June 6, 2017

Laura Williams, financial services, needs shared leave donations.