July 2017

Day of Convocation begins new students’ UNC Charlotte journey

Date Published: July 26, 2017
For new undergraduate students, Monday, Aug. 21, marks their first official day as 49ers. It also is Day of Convocation, an annual event to welcome new freshmen and transfer students to the UNC Charlotte community.

Temporary lane closure near Union Deck

Date Published: July 26, 2017

Starting at noon, Thursday, July 27, there will be a lane closure at the entrance/exit to the first floor Union Deck at Cameron Boulevard.

Expect heavy construction equipment and personnel in the area as workers install an underground pipe in preparation for the expansion of the Union Deck. The temporary lane closure is expected to last through 5 p.m., Saturday, July 29.

CCI professor wins NSF Career Award

Date Published: July 25, 2017

Erik Saule, an assistant professor in the College of Computing and Informatics’ Department of Computer Science, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award for his research in graph analytics.

Candy Shoppe to close

Date Published: July 25, 2017

July 31 marks the final day of operation for the Candy Shoppe, located in the Cone University Center.

Take advantage of special pricing on all remaining candies, drinks and popcorn with items on sale like it’s 1985, said Donna Merck, associate director of the Cone Center.

English professor’s debut novel receiving national acclaim

Date Published: July 25, 2017
“Sycamore” the debut novel by UNC Charlotte author Bryn Chancellor has earned critical acclaim on the national stage.

Veteran University Advancement employee Betty Stancil dies

Date Published: July 24, 2017

Betty Sue McCachren Stancil, 78, died Wednesday, July 19, at Tucker Hospice House of Cabarrus County.

Parking Lot 19 to close

Date Published: July 24, 2017

Effective 8 p.m., Friday, July 28, Parking Lot 19 will close permanently; the lot is the site for the planned Health and Wellness Center, which will begin construction in the near future.

The Union Deck (levels 1-4), East Decks 2 and 3 and West Deck are the closest alternatives for the remainder of summer for individuals who would normally park in Lot 19.


EHS honored nationally for outreach efforts

Date Published: July 24, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) was recognized by the national Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association for its outreach on personal safety in the workplace.

Gov. Cooper visits campus

Date Published: July 19, 2017

While in Charlotte on Tuesday, July 18, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper made a brief visit to UNC Charlotte, where he met with Chancellor Philip L. Dubois and took a tour of campus.

2017 Music Department piano sale scheduled

Date Published: July 19, 2017

During the past academic year, the University’s Department of Music has had access to first-class standard and digital pianos through an association with the Rockley Family Foundation.

To perpetuate this program, these instruments, along with those provided other institutions, will be sold.