Pace named C-USA Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Date Published: July 17, 2017

Junior shortstop Haley Pace is Conference USA’s Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

The C-USA Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards are presented to the top student-athletes in each conference-sponsored sport, determined by the league’s 14 faculty athletic representatives. The award is based on academic achievement, athletic achievement and service.

Theatre professor’s young adult novel wins awards

Date Published: July 17, 2017

“Steeplejack,” the young adult fantasy novel by Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley, has won two major awards: the 2017 International Thriller Writers Award for “Best Young Adult Novel” and the 2017 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy. Both awards were announced July 15.

Artist/activist T.J. Reddy discusses retrospective of his work

Date Published: July 14, 2017
In this Inside UNC Charlotte webcast, artist/activist and UNC Charlotte alumnus T.J. Reddy talks about the exhibit “Everything is Everything” on display at the Projective Eye Gallery in UNC Charlotte Center City.

General Assembly appoints two members to UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees

Date Published: July 13, 2017

The North Carolina General Assembly recently appointed Teross Young (’93) of Iredell County and Dennis Bunker III (’81) of Mecklenburg County to the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees. Each was appointed to a four-year term that began July 1.

History professor helping celebrate Camp Greene centennial

Date Published: July 13, 2017

Few Charlotteans probably realize that the Queen City housed a World War I training camp. Located just outside Uptown Charlotte, near Wilkinson Boulevard and Tuckaseegee Road, is Camp Greene. Opened originally in September 1917, Camp Greene was named for the Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Greene.

Light Rail Connects Us: University partnership becoming a national model

Date Published: July 13, 2017
As the LYNX Blue Line Extension continues to make its way to campus, UNC Charlotte officials hosted community executives from the city of Tampa Bay to provide insight and information on the leadership role the University played in bringing light rail to campus and northeast Charlotte.

Former track star named USA Bobsled Rookie of the Year

Date Published: July 12, 2017
Former Charlotte 49ers track and field standout Briauna Jones was named USA Bobsled 2016-17 Rookie of the Year

New master’s degree in management to give graduates a business edge

Date Published: July 12, 2017
One year from now, the first class of 50 students will kick off UNC Charlotte’s new Master of Science in Management program. Beginning in July 2018, program enrollees will be able to earn their master’s degree after just 10.5 months of full-time study.

Health fairs enable nursing students to take skills into the community

Date Published: July 12, 2017

Community-based learning is an essential part of the scholastic experience at UNC Charlotte’s College of Health and Human Services, and through a biannual community health fair hosted at local schools, students in the School of Nursing have been helping families across Charlotte for more than 20 years.

Communication studies researcher earns regional Emmy nomination

Date Published: July 12, 2017

For a film that illustrates how the arts can promote healing in health care settings, UNC Charlotte researcher Margaret Quinlan and colleagues Lynn Harter and Evan Shaw have earned a regional Emmy nomination from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.