May 2017

49er Rocketry Team soars to fifth at NASA contest

Date Published: May 30, 2017

A team of Lee College of Engineering students demonstrated the strength of their advanced rocketry and engineering skills by placing fifth in the 2017 NASA Student Launch competition.


Farley needs shared leave

Date Published: May 29, 2017

Linda Farley, Auxiliary Services, Dining, needs shared leave donations.


Theatre professor designs costumes for Chicago company

Date Published: May 25, 2017

Assistant Professor of Costume Design Aly Amidei has designed the costumes for the upcoming production of “Her Majesty’s Will” at Lifeline Theatre in Chicago.

Based on the 2013 novel by David Blixt, the play is receiving its world premiere and runs May 26 through June 16.


Faces - Gary Edwards

Date Published: May 25, 2017

Gary Edwards Sr., a grounds construction crew foreman in the Facilities Management Department, is known as a “go-to” guy at UNC Charlotte.


UNC Charlotte receives $2 million boost from Duke Energy Foundation

Date Published: May 25, 2017
The Duke Energy Foundation is committing $2 million to the University’s Exponential Campaign, specifically to support the Charlotte Engineering Early College and the Women in Computing Initiative.

East Deck entrances/crossover to close temporarily

Date Published: May 25, 2017

The entrances and exits that cross from East Deck 1 to East Deck 2 will be closed for construction beginning at 7 a.m., Friday, May 26, through 5 p.m., Friday, June 9.

Expect lane closures, construction equipment and noise and dust as existing gate equipment is upgraded.

Drivers and pedestrians are reminded to approach construction zones with caution.


Jackson needs shared leave

Date Published: May 24, 2017

Carl Jackson with the Belk Gym needs shared leave donations.


Carlton needs shared leave

Date Published: May 24, 2017

Tyressya Carlton, Building Environmental Services, needs shared leave donations.


University welcomes new employees

Date Published: May 23, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the May 16-17 New Employee Orientation session:

Athletics
Charles Skalaski, assistant football coach

Atkins Library
Marjorie Hoomes, university library technician
Clifton Wilson Jr., facilities management technician for building trades


University to host annual social sustainability conference

Date Published: May 22, 2017

Social sustainability has been defined as creating places that promote well-being by understanding what people need from the places they live and work.