April 2017

Understanding space management – no galaxy required

Date Published: April 20, 2017

In the last 15 years, tens of millions of dollars have been spent to increase physical facilities, and it is evident UNC Charlotte will continue to grow “by leaps and bounds.” To date, the 1,000-acre campus has approximately 9.8 million square feet of academic and administrative space in 163 buildings.


Cone Deck 2 entrance closed temporarily

Date Published: April 20, 2017

The Cone Deck 2 entrance (located closest to the Cone University Center) will be closed temporarily from 7 a.m., Friday, April 21, through Monday, May 22, to upgrade parking equipment.

Expect construction barricades and traffic re-routing in the interior of the deck. The Cone Deck 1 entrance (accessible from Parking Lot 7, on the Belk Gym side) will reopen.


Faculty/Staff Social scheduled

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Faculty and staff members are invited to join colleagues for socializing and networking at a Faculty and Staff Social, which will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 27, at the Rose Football Center.


Doctoral student to attend Clinton Global Initiative University

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Adriano de Bernardi Schneider, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, has been selected to attend the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) this fall in Boston, Massachusetts.


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.