April 2017

Green Office certifications boost awareness of campus' environmental footprint

Date Published: April 14, 2017

The UNC Charlotte Green Office Program, an initiative piloted by the Sustainability Office in 2015, has reported a notable rise in the number of Green Office certifications. 

Large kinetic clock sculpture to be Installed in Robinson Hall

Date Published: April 13, 2017

The lobby of UNC Charlotte’s Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts will be the new home for a remarkable 20-foot wooden clock sculpture “Time and Space” to be installed by the artist James Borden on Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 and 20.

2017 Student Employee of the Year lauded for ‘unyielding dedication’

Date Published: April 13, 2017

Student Employee of the Year Stacey Myers plans to put her work experience with Recreational Services to use as a graduate assistant this fall.

The Georgia native, who is scheduled to graduate in May, will oversee personal fitness at the University of Central Florida – with plans for a career in campus recreation.

Practice makes perfect – University Speaking Center provides free assistance for students

Date Published: April 13, 2017
Standing in front of the class to deliver a speech can be anxiety-inducing for many students. Presenters know everyone’s eyes are trained on them, waiting to hear their message, and they worry about making a mistake. For those students concerned with perfecting their oral communication skills, free assistance is available at the University Speaking Center

Two outstanding undergrads earn Goldwater Scholarships

Date Published: April 13, 2017
Undergraduate students Mary (Tess) Overton and Nemah-Allah Saleh have received Goldwater Scholarships, as only the second and third students at the University ever to receive this award.

Camo Classic to highlight veterans on campus

Date Published: April 13, 2017

The Veteran Services Office and the Dean of Students Office will host the 2017 Camo Classic, an annual competition to highlight veterans across campus.

Levine Hall dedicated in honor of ‘special friends’ of the University

Date Published: April 13, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s newest residence hall, Levine Hall, was dedicated during a campus ceremony, Thursday, April 13.

‘Swing into Summer’ offers recreational classes for golf, tennis and 5K training

Date Published: April 12, 2017

This summer, Recreational Services will offer a new learning series called "Swing into Summer" for UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students who want to stay active while practicing new skills. Online registration is open for golf and tennis lessons and a Couch to 5K program. Classes are fee-based and not for University course credit.

ESPN commentator Sage Steele to discuss 'Choosing the Harder Right'

Date Published: April 12, 2017
Sage Steele is one of ESPN’s most popular and respected commentators, currently serving as the lead host for “SportsCenter on the Road.” On Monday, April 17, she will present “Choosing the Harder Right” at 7 p.m., in Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.

Cato College graduate students receive Lehrman Fellowships

Date Published: April 12, 2017

Six graduate students in the Cato College of Education’s Department of Middle, Secondary and K-12 Education have been awarded fellowships to participate in the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History's prestigious Teacher Seminars Program for summer 2017.