May 2017

Watch ‘Tactical Urbanism’ in action

Date Published: May 11, 2017
Students from the College of Arts + Architecture’s “Tactical Urbanism” class partnered with Charlotte Department of Transportation and local schools to make a difference through pedestrian safety.

Internal auditors adhere to professional standards, responsibilities

Date Published: May 10, 2017

To those outside the profession, internal auditors may appear to have their own way in which they work.


Try Belk Gym for free May 15-21

Date Published: May 10, 2017

Faculty and staff members can try the fitness and recreation areas of Belk Gym for free from Monday, May 15, through Sunday, May 21. Employees should bring their UNC Charlotte IDs to present at the check-in location for this free preview.


Voice professor to join summer Young Artists program

Date Published: May 10, 2017

Carl DuPont, assistant professor of voice, will participate in the Young Artists Program at Glimmerglass Festival this summer. Founded in 1975, Glimmerglass Festival is a highly regarded summer opera and musical theatre festival in Cooperstown, New York.


Outstanding seniors recognized for service, leadership and academic achievement

Date Published: May 9, 2017
UNC Charlotte administrators recently honored 11 outstanding seniors for their service and leadership, as well as academic achievement.

104 CMS teachers to create new curricula through innovative seminars

Date Published: May 9, 2017

Charlotte Teachers Institute welcomed its new cohort of 104 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teachers into its innovative, interdisciplinary seminars for 2017.


New working group to focus on building an inclusive campus

Date Published: May 8, 2017

UNC Charlotte will form a Council on University Community Working Group (CCWG) to raise the visibility, coordination and impact of the considerable efforts underway to advance UNC Charlotte’s Campus Plan for Diversity, Access and Inclusion (Diversity Plan).


Cone Visitor Deck to close temporarily

Date Published: May 8, 2017

Cone Visitor Deck will be closed from Monday, May 8, through Friday, June 2, to upgrade parking equipment.

Cone Deck 1 entrance (on the Lot 7/Belk Gym side) will be open for visitors to use; signage will provide directions.


Retiring faculty honored for 357 combined years of service

Date Published: May 8, 2017

Thirteen faculty members whose combined service to the University totaled 357 years were honored at an annual event Wednesday, May 3, at the Harris Alumni Center. University leaders noted that each of the retirees had been active participants in the many changes and milestones in the life of the University.


Disability services honors employees for their commitment to accessibility

Date Published: May 8, 2017

The Office of Disability Services recently presented its Accessibility Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty/Staff to 11 individuals in recognition of their “strong commitment to accessibility and disability-related issues.”