May 2017

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.”


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.


Florida administrator named vice chancellor for student affairs

Date Published: May 5, 2017

Kevin Bailey, from the University of West Florida, has been appointed UNC Charlotte’s vice chancellor for student affairs, effective Monday, July 24.


Exceptional CLAS faculty honored with teaching excellence awards

Date Published: May 5, 2017
In recognition of their exceptional teaching, Ashley Bryan, Nishi Bryska and Ian Marriott have received the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ Excellence in Teaching Awards for 2017.

Scholar to conduct humanities research with rare Ertegun Scholarship

Date Published: May 5, 2017
With her selection as UNC Charlotte’s first-ever Ertegun Graduate Scholar, UNC Charlotte’s Eileen Jakeway is headed to England’s University of Oxford, for what she anticipates will be one of the most intellectually rich and invigorating experiences of her life.

Traynor needs shared leave

Date Published: May 5, 2017

Dawn Traynor with the University Center for Academic Excellence needs shared leave donations.


Inside UNC Charlotte webcast ‘EFFERVESCE’

Date Published: May 5, 2017

Award-winning project the subject of Inside UNC Charlotte webcast

Date Published: May 4, 2017
Return to Inside UNC Charlotte, starting at 9 a.m., Friday, May 5, to view a special Inside UNC Charlotte webcast about “EFFERVESCE,” the School of Architecture’s award-winning design/build project.