April 2017

Annual Green-White Spring game set for Saturday

Date Published: April 19, 2017
The Charlotte 49ers football program’s annual Green-White Spring Game will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 22, in Richardson Stadium.

Deadline to apply for Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship

Date Published: April 19, 2017

UNC Charlotte employees interested in the Janet Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship have until Monday, May 1, to submit an application for fall 2017. This scholarship is designed to help a UNC system employee become more effective in either the applicant’s current position or prepare the applicant for promotion with the UNC system.


White needs shared leave

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Melanie White with the Office of Legal Affairs needs shared leave donations.


Chapter by W+GRA’s Brown included in award-winning work

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Heather Brown, executive director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance, recently learned that a book in which she has a chapter has received two national awards. “The Fat Pedagogy Reader,” edited by Erin Cameron and Constance Russell, has won a 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award from the American Educational Research Association.


License plate recognition coming to parking permits

Date Published: April 19, 2017

When the fall 2017 semester begins, a hanging tag will not be needed to park on campus. Permits will be required still; however, permission to park will be virtual and verified through license plate recognition (LPR).

LPR works based upon the permit purchased. Parking privileges will be assigned to a vehicle license plate and the purchaser’s 49er ID card.


Junior Erica Cherian receives Newman Civic Fellowship

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Erica Cherian, a junior from Roswell, Georgia, is among the 2017 recipients of the Newman Civic Fellowship awarded by Campus Compact.


Lee College professor receives international honor

Date Published: April 19, 2017

John Ziegert, a faculty member in the Lee College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, is the 2017 recipient of the Frederick Taylor Research Medal, bestowed by SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers).


Junior wins Charlotte public art commission

Date Published: April 18, 2017

UNC Charlotte art student William Lee won a public art commission from the city of Charlotte “GovPorch” project to create an interactive installation at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center Plaza on Fourth Street.


‘Statement Making’ fashion show to highlight student work

Date Published: April 18, 2017

Some 30 students from the College of Arts + Architecture, the College of Computing and Informatics and the Lee College of Engineering are designing and fabricating statement pieces, costumes and garments that will be worn by professors and friends at the first “Statement Making,” a fashion show being held Thursday, April 27, at the Belk Plaza.


External excavation, repairs being completed on Woodward Hall

Date Published: April 18, 2017

Repair work to the exterior of Woodward Hall (the section near the Cato College of Education) is underway through Thursday, June 15.

Expect heavy equipment, excavation work, noise and dust and masonry cutting/removal during the project.

Exercise caution when approaching construction zones.