Exercise garnering widespread media coverage

Date Published: August 21, 2012

On Friday, the University staged a training exercise to test enhanced methods of responding to threats on campus. Since then, coverage of the event has resulted in widespread local and national media attention.


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Inside UNC Charlotte

Date Published: August 20, 2012

In this episode, we'll take a look at the relationship between UNC Charlotte and CPCC, and how this connection has significantly impacted to the workforce in our region.


Dickerson sworn as Staff Council president

Date Published: August 20, 2012

Angela Gay, outgoing Staff Council president, administers the oath of office to incoming president Vidal Dickerson prior to the start of the council’s retreat today.

Staff Council officers and representatives are meeting in the Harris Alumni Center to discuss priorities for the 2012-13 academic year. Click here to read more about Dickerson’s plans for the upcoming year.


College of Education leading state’s teacher retention efforts

Date Published: August 2, 2012

With 50 percent of new teachers leaving the profession within the first five years, teacher retention is on the minds of lawmakers and school district and college administrators nationwide.


Washington Center partners with University to convention seminars for students

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Presidential conventions happen once every four years College and university students from across the country will travel to Charlotte to participate in the Washington Center’s Democratic National Convention Academic Seminar from Aug. 25 to Sept. 7.


University to welcome largest freshmen class

Date Published: August 2, 2012

UNC Charlotte will enroll the largest freshmen class in its history this fall. For the upcoming 2012-13 academic year, some 631 more students accepted admission offers than the University had initially expected.


Football stadium taking shape

Date Published: August 2, 2012

What a difference a year makes - groundbreaking for the 49ers football stadium took place on April 28, 2011, and in the intervening time, construction crews have worked to shape the new campus addition.

Progress on the stadium continues; however, since work began there has been:


Grigg Hall honors former Duke Energy leader

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Dedicated on Sept. 8, 2006, William H. Grigg Hall is home to a number of Charlotte Research Institute offices and facilities, including the Center for Optoelectronics and Optical Communications.


ELTI to hold language testing for incoming teaching assistants

Date Published: August 2, 2012

The English Language Training Institute (ELTI) will conduct language testing for incoming teaching assistants whose first language is not English. Testing will be at 1:30 PM, Friday, Aug. 17, in the College of Health and Human Services, Room 281.


Wellness promotion awarded ABC grant

Date Published: August 2, 2012

The Wellness Promotion Department of the Student Health Center recently received a $45,000 grant from the Mecklenburg County Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board.