Med school-bound graduate receives prestigious fellowship

Date Published: July 1, 2019

UNC Charlotte alumnus Michael “Seth” Flynn ’19 is bound for the Duke University School of Medicine, and he can add another accolade—one of Phi Kappa Phi’s most prestigious fellowships.

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: July 1, 2019

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the June 25 New Employee Orientation session:

Ashley Chastain, head softball coach
Nikki West, assistant basketball coach

Charlotte native named 49ers head baseball coach

Date Published: July 1, 2019

Robert Woodard is joining the Charlotte 49ers to lead the University’s baseball program. Woodard, a Charlotte native, spent the past three seasons as the pitching coach at UNC Chapel Hill. He also was pitching coach at UNCW and Virginia Tech. Woodard will replace Loren Hibbs, who announced his retirement after 27 years at the helm.

Graduate School co-hosts conference on building community

Date Published: June 28, 2019
How institutions can create inclusive communities among graduate students was the theme of a recent professional development conference co-hosted by UNC Charlotte’s Graduate School.

Langford named assistant football coach

Date Published: June 27, 2019

Tommy Langford is joining Charlotte 49ers football as nickelback coach. Langford comes to the 49ers from Christ School in Arden, North Carolina, where he led the Greenies to the 2018 NCISAA Division I state championship game.

Urban Institute wins national award for project on evictions

Date Published: June 27, 2019

The National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) presented UNC Charlotte’s Urban Institute and Mecklenburg County its annual G. Thomas Kingsley Impact Award in recognition of a research project related to the effects of evictions.

Visiting Fulbright Fellow collaborating with engineering professor

Date Published: June 26, 2019
Roisin Hyde, a Ph.D. student from Ireland, is using her Fulbright Fellowship to expand her studies of incorporating waste materials into the manufacturing of concrete. She selected UNC Charlotte in order to work with the Lee College of Engineering’s Brett Tempest, a pioneering researcher in the development of coal fly ash concrete.

Three local leaders to join UNC Charlotte’s Board of Trustees, three board members reappointed

Date Published: June 26, 2019

Bank of America’s Christine Katziff and alumnus David Mildenberg were appointed to the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees by the UNC Board of Governors, and Carlos E. Sanchez of AT&T North Carolina was named to the board by the N.C. General Assembly. Their four-year terms begin July 1.

Memorial oncology scholarship to benefit nursing students

Date Published: June 21, 2019

The gift agreement is dated April 14, 2019, the day that would have been their 35th wedding anniversary. To remember a lifetime of love and support and a career of caring, on that day Scott Hill ’83 made official the Susan P. Hill Memorial Oncology Scholarship.

Dean’s microscope collection on display

Date Published: June 20, 2019

Tom Reynolds’ early childhood fascination in microscopy turned into a collection of antique and vintage microscopes, which are on display in the J. Murrey Atkins Library.

Reynolds, associate provost and dean of the Graduate School, amassed nearly 150 microscopes and accessories during the past 30 years. They primarily represent those from the 19th-century English genre.