August 2012

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. 

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

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.

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.

Local foundation awards study abroad scholarships

Date Published: June 22, 2012

The German Language and Culture Foundation recently awarded $44,000 in scholarships to support study abroad in Germany during this summer and the 2012-13 academic year.

Chinese delegations visit campus

Date Published: June 22, 2012

Two groups of visitors from seven different provinces in China arrived in Charlotte this week as part of trip to the United States coordinated by the University’s Center for China Studies.

According to Paul Friday, director of the China Center and a professor of criminal justice and criminology at UNC Charlotte, the visit includes two separate and independent groups.

Faces - Kelly Proctor

Date Published: June 20, 2012

Insurance can be complicated, but the Student Health Center’s Kelly Proctor assists students and parents through the entire procedure. As insurance coordinator, Proctor is one of two individuals who administer the University’s student health insurance plan and waiver process.

Faces - Sara Potts

Date Published: June 11, 2012

As an academic advisor for the College of Health and Human Services, Sara Potts focuses on helping students navigate their undergraduate careers in preparation for either graduate school or professional careers.

Potts said she remembers being that uncertain freshman at Valdosta State University and can empathize with her advisees.