April 2017

Confucius Institute, award recipients and TIAA Lecture topics of Chancellor's 'Fast Five' update

Date Published: April 6, 2017
The Chancellor’s “Fast Five” update provides the campus community a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the projects and priorities that occupy the chancellor’s time and attention.

Cato College professor honored with First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal

Date Published: April 6, 2017
Bob Algozzine, professor of educational research in the Cato College of Education, is the 2017 recipient of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal, UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious faculty award in recognition of excellence in research.

Faculty governance elections online through April 18

Date Published: April 6, 2017

Campus-wide elections for faculty governance positions are open through 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 18. Faculty members are encouraged to participate, as these positions “are vital to the continuing leadership we faculty members are privileged to exercise on our campus,” wrote Richard Leeman in an email sent to all faculty members. 


Botanical Gardens to hold annual spring sale

Date Published: April 5, 2017
The annual Spring Plant Sale at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will be Friday and Saturday, April 14-15, at the McMillan Greenhouse.

UNC Charlotte among best online colleges in the state

Date Published: April 5, 2017

The website BestColleges.com has ranked UNC Charlotte fifth in the state for online colleges.


University welcomes new employees

Date Published: April 5, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the April 4-5 New Employee Orientation session:

Belk College of Business
Sarah Pickel, academic and career coach

Cone University Center
Sharenea Brown, building environmental technician


Mississippi State engineer to lead EPIC

Date Published: April 5, 2017

Michael Mazzola, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Mississippi State University (MSU), has been named the third director of the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC); he will join the University in late June, according to Lee College of Engineering officials.


Burson Building to experience temporary power interruption

Date Published: April 5, 2017

Electrical power to the Burson Building will be interrupted from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 8, for work to install new voltage cabling.


Davies named one of the UNC BOG Teaching Excellence Award recipients

Date Published: April 5, 2017

The Lee College of Engineering’s Matthew Davies is among the 2017 recipients of the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.


Register for Intermediate, Advanced Excel courses

Date Published: April 4, 2017

UNC Charlotte Continuing Education is offering sessions of Intermediate and Advanced Excel in May, exclusively for faculty and staff members. Space is limited, so prospective participants should register early.