Kathryn Horne

Horne appointed director of facilities planning

Date Published: January 5, 2018

Kathryn Horne, previously the director of university space management and utilization, has been appointed director of facilities planning. She joined UNC Charlotte’s Facilities Management Department in 2015.

Ted Elling

Student Affairs leader receives assessment award

Date Published: January 4, 2018

Ted Elling, associate vice chancellor for student affairs for research and systems development, received the 2017 Champion Award from Campus Labs for “utilizing data to influence a change in student success initiatives across the institution and inspiring a generation of assessment professionals.” 

Nominees sought for Employee of the Year

Date Published: January 4, 2018

The Human Resources Department is accepting nominations for the 2018 Staff Employee of the Year awards. This program honors UNC Charlotte staff members who have contributed exemplary service beyond the normal parameters of their job. Any permanent employee of UNC Charlotte can submit a nomination and are encouraged to do so.

Annual memo regarding compliance with drug-free schools, workplace acts

Date Published: January 4, 2018

It is the responsibility of all students, faculty, and staff to conduct themselves in a way that contributes to an environment free of illegal drug use and abuse of alcohol.

Illegal or abusive use of drugs or alcohol by members of the University community adversely affects the educational environment and interferes with achievement of personal, social and educational goals.

New student tab in My UNC Charlotte

Date Published: January 3, 2018

Effective Jan. 3, there is a new student tab in My UNC Charlotte. This more personalized tab compiles data from Banner, Canvas and Gmail onto one screen, which means fewer clicks for students to view information.

To see this new tab, go to my.uncc.edu and click “Student-New.” This dashboard view includes:

Education Day basketball game to alter traffic

Date Published: January 3, 2018

Education Day is Thursday, Jan. 4, and involves public school students attending the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball game against Southern Mississippi. The contest tips off at 11:30 a.m.

New Employees

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: January 3, 2018

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the Dec. 12-13 New Employee Orientation session:

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Madison Lanham, administrative support specialist

Osvaldo Hernandez, broadcast media specialist

Shane Montgomery

Youngstown’s Shane Montgomery joins 49ers football coaching staff

Date Published: January 2, 2018

Youngstown State offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Shane Montgomery has been named to the same positions with the Charlotte 49ers. Montgomery has coached for more than 20 years, including four years as head coach at Miami (Ohio), where he coached all-America and future Super Bowl champion quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

Call for faculty-submitted research projects

Date Published: January 2, 2018

Faculty members are encouraged to participate in the 2018 Charlotte Research Scholars program (CRS). The program, sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, the Charlotte Research Institute, the Duke Endowment Special Initiatives Fund and the Graduate School, provides funding to approximately 50 UNC Charlotte students to participate in a mentored, 10-week summer research experience.

Chance Lewis

Education professor named Diversity Faculty Fellow

Date Published: January 1, 2018

Chance Lewis, the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Middle, Secondary and K-12 Education and executive director of UNC Charlotte’s Urban Education Collaborative, has been named the first Diversity Faculty Fellow. He is an internationally recognized leader in the field of urban education and issues related to diversity, inclusion and access.