Psychological Science professor lauded for innovation

Date Published: April 29, 2019
James Cook, a professor in the Department of Psychological Science at UNC Charlotte, has received the 2019 Outstanding Educator Award, a top honor given by the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA), Division 27 of the American Psychological Association.

Hinman needs shared leave

Date Published: April 29, 2019

Patrick Hinman, Facilities Management, needs shared leave donations. The Benefits Office will accept donations through May 8.


Hamlet city manager to join Graduate School

Date Published: April 29, 2019

Jonathan Blanton, city manager for Hamlet, North Carolina, will join UNC Charlotte’s Graduate School May 20 as director of finance and business affairs. He will report to Tom Reynolds, associate provost and dean of the Graduate School.


Couch needs shared leave

Date Published: April 23, 2019

Mandy McCaslan Couch from the College of Health and Human Services needs shared leave donations. The Benefits Office will accept donations through May 6.


Attend upcoming Faculty/staff Social

Date Published: April 23, 2019

Faculty and staff members can join colleagues for socializing and networking at a Faculty and Staff Social, which will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, at Bissell House.


Final call for Gold Rush campus partner submissions

Date Published: April 22, 2019


Campus units that have an event or program occurring between Aug. 16-25 that they would like included in fall 2019 Gold Rush (formerly Week of Welcome) should submit them by May 10.


Expect traffic delays along Alumni Way

Date Published: April 22, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23, there will be slight traffic delays along Alumni Way due to construction of speed bumps in front of the South Village Parking Deck.

Traffic will be rerouted to one lane; flaggers will be present to direct traffic.

Remember to exercise caution when approaching construction areas.


FM supervisor: ‘When people are in need, you help’

Date Published: April 19, 2019

It has been a busy week of volunteering for Jerry Womack, a zone supervisor in UNC Charlotte’s Facilities Management Department.


Partial closure scheduled for Smith/Prospector ADA ramp

Date Published: April 18, 2019

Construction will require a partial closure of the ADA ramp between the Smith and Prospector buildings from 7 a.m., Monday, April 22, through 6 p.m., Friday, April 26.

Expect construction fencing and personnel in the area along with an alternate ADA access route. There may be periods of construction noise, too.


Former Observer reporter joins Urban Institute

Date Published: April 16, 2019

Ely Portillo, a longtime reporter for the Charlotte Observer, recently joined UNC Charlotte’s Urban Institute as assistant director for outreach and strategic partnerships.  He will oversee the institute’s online engagement activities, including its coverage of regional policy issues and the dissemination of research findings.