Professor’s local TEDx talk goes national

Date Published: June 18, 2019
Earlier this year, Steven Rogelberg discussed being a good steward of time as a meeting leader for the first-ever TEDxUNCCharlotte event. Now, his campus talk is being featured on the TED website.

UNC Charlotte alumna nails baking competition on popular Netflix show

Date Published: June 18, 2019
Individuals who really know Yolie Seal ’14, ’17 realize she can’t bake. But even her closest family and friends were unaware that Seal had decided to expose her non-baking skills to millions of television viewers as a contestant on the Netflix reality baking show “Nailed It!”

N.C. State’s West named women’s basketball assistant coach

Date Published: June 17, 2019

Former N.C. State Associate Head Coach Nikki West has joined the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team. West, who was with the Wolfpack for five years, has worked at UT Chattanooga and USC Upstate and has been a part of eight NCAA Tournament teams.


New marching band director named

Date Published: June 17, 2019

Shayna Stahl, who is finalizing a Doctor of Musical Arts/Instrumental Conducting at the University of Washington, will join UNC Charlotte as associate director of bands/director of athletic bands, effective July 1. She will oversee the Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band.


Tutoring center a dream realized for UNC Charlotte alumni

Date Published: June 14, 2019
A rambunctious little boy walked into the Arabelle Center for Education hand-in-hand with his grandmother. Robin Hedspeth ’89, envisioned opening the center as a fun, safe learning space for students of all ages.

Summer blood drive will help save lives

Date Published: June 14, 2019
Keith Wassum, associate vice chancellor for business services, is an advocate for University-hosted blood drives. On Thursday, June 20, the American Red Cross will be in the food court area of Barnhardt Student Activity Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and he is urging faculty and staff to join him in donating.

Harris named Google Cloud Academic all-America

Date Published: June 11, 2019

Charlotte 49ers senior first baseman Meredith Harris was named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division I Softball Second Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

The Google Cloud Academic All-America Softball Team celebrates the nation's top players for their efforts on the field and in the classroom.


Alumni Association event spotlighted talented alumni and student artists

Date Published: June 10, 2019
For Sara Simmons ’15 MPA, the 2019 Spotlight Art Exhibition helped reignite a creative spark and pushed her to start a project she’d been considering for some time. During the show held on June 7 at C3 Lab, Simmons, UNC Charlotte’s assistant director of donor relations for engagement, exhibited portraits of her cats personified.

PPS receives crisis intervention award

Date Published: June 10, 2019
Dedication, service and courage—these were the three words stressed by Ebony Rao of the Mecklenburg County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) regarding the UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety Department, which received an award for its actions taken on April 30.

Witt-directed production reviewed in New York Times

Date Published: June 10, 2019

Jesse Green, chief theatre critic for the New York Times, recently reviewed a Chicago theatre production directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Robin Witt.