March 2017

Fire demonstration to promote awareness, prevention

Date Published: March 15, 2017

The UNC Charlotte Environmental Health and Safety Office will host a full-scale residence hall room side-by-side burn on Wednesday, March 29. Students, faculty and staff can view this fire simulation at 3 p.m. in Parking Lot 20, located near Witherspoon Hall.


Beth Anne Clark

Blue Sphere manager to talk on bioenergy

Date Published: March 15, 2017

Beth Anne Clark, a project development manager for Blue Sphere Corp., will present “Opportunities for Growth in the Bioenergy Sector” at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, in EPIC, Room G256, as part of the EPIC Energy Seminar Series.


Provost Joan Lorden named 2016 Charlotte Woman of the Year

Date Published: March 14, 2017
UNC Charlotte Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Joan F. Lorden is the recipient of the 2016 Charlotte Woman of the Year Award for Civic Leadership and Service.

Su'ad Khabeer

‘Muslim Cool’ presentation to be rescheduled

Date Published: March 14, 2017

The presentation “Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and Hip-Hop in the United States” scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, in the Cone University Center, Room 113, is being postponed; a new date has not been determined.


Bobby Hobgood

Language Resource Center leader wins lifetime achievement award

Date Published: March 14, 2017

For his leadership in foreign language education throughout North Carolina and nationally, UNC Charlotte’s Bobby Hobgood has received the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) Honorary Life Member Award.


School of Social Work offers new practicum to address outreach in Latino communities

Date Published: March 14, 2017

In response to Charlotte’s increasingly diverse and rapidly growing Latino population, School of Social Work lecturer Roger Suclupe is bridging the gap between advocacy, outreach, and critical perspectives on social work policy through a new graduate course, Social Work Practice with Latino Communities.


Register for the Chancellor's Fishing Derby

Date Published: March 13, 2017

Botanical Gardens to present ‘Wild for Wildflowers’

Date Published: March 13, 2017

The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will host its first family event of the year, “Wild for Wildflowers,” on Saturday, April 1.

Starting at 10 a.m. in the McMillan Greenhouse, children ages 5 to 11 (accompanied by an adult) will journey through the Van Landingham Glen, exploring six wildflowers native to North Carolina.


Employee of the Year recipients to be honored March 22

Date Published: March 13, 2017

Human Resources has announced the 2017 Employees of the Year:

Devotion to Duty

Gary Edwards, Facilities Management

Human Relations

Phillip Brown, University Communications


Discover inclusive teaching and learning practices with Nona McDuff

Date Published: March 13, 2017
Facilitating conversation among students is crucial for educators. Empowering all students to contribute to the conversation plays into an instructor's role.