UNC Charlotte awarded presidential honor for community service

Date Published: August 2, 2012

UNC Charlotte was named recently to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary commitment to service and volunteering to local communities. 

University leaders celebrate renaming of Center City room

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Ellison Clary, director of Charlotte Community Relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), is pictured with Nancy Fey-Yensan, dean of the College of Health and Human Services, and Jerry Coughter, executive director of UNC Charlotte Center City, at the student lounge in the University’s Uptown building.

Web migration project reaches milestone

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Eighteen months and nearly 200 websites later, the Web communications team in the Division for University Advancement has migrated the majority of the campus’ websites into templates created for the Drupal content management system (CMS).

Faces - Jackie Simpson

Date Published: July 30, 2012

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is undergoing a construction and renovation boom due to its $450 million master plan. One of those helping to lead this transformational effort is Jackie Simpson.

As associate vice chancellor and director of housing and residence life, Simpson is responsible for all facets of an operation with an annual budget of $28 million.

Bioinformatics researcher's work garnering international attention

Date Published: June 22, 2012

Bioinformatics professor Anthony Fodor is among the authors of recent research papers that portend a huge breakthrough for personalized health care. The news was announced last week, and it is receiving international attention.

UNC Charlotte Center City’s Projective Eye Gallery to launch summer experiment

Date Published: June 22, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Center City Projective Eye Gallery will launch an inaugural “summer experiment,” which will feature a performance installation that brings together dance, song, sculpture and design.

Local foundation awards study abroad scholarships

Date Published: June 22, 2012

The German Language and Culture Foundation recently awarded $44,000 in scholarships to support study abroad in Germany during this summer and the 2012-13 academic year.

Chinese delegations visit campus

Date Published: June 22, 2012

Two groups of visitors from seven different provinces in China arrived in Charlotte this week as part of trip to the United States coordinated by the University’s Center for China Studies.

According to Paul Friday, director of the China Center and a professor of criminal justice and criminology at UNC Charlotte, the visit includes two separate and independent groups.

Faces - Kelly Proctor

Date Published: June 20, 2012

Insurance can be complicated, but the Student Health Center’s Kelly Proctor assists students and parents through the entire procedure. As insurance coordinator, Proctor is one of two individuals who administer the University’s student health insurance plan and waiver process.