Fall Commencement was a worldwide celebration

Date Published: December 18, 2018
Thousands of family and friends gathered at Fall Commencement to celebrate the University’s newest graduates. But worldwide, thousands more tuned in to one of the three ceremonies to join the festivities.

Alumna receives ATHENA leadership award

Date Published: December 18, 2018

UNC Charlotte alumna and College of Health and Human Services adjunct faculty member Tchernavia Montgomery has received the 2018 Charlotte ATHENA Leadership Award for Service, honoring her accomplishments with the Crisis Assistance Ministry.

Education professor helps guide national dual language standards

Date Published: December 18, 2018

Cato College of Education professor Joan Lachance and a colleague have authored a new publication that will provide educator preparation programs with a set of standards to guide dual language teacher preparation across the county.

Honoring service – conference rooms named for former Student Affairs personnel

Date Published: December 17, 2018

Outstanding service to the University is rewarded in a number of ways. Recently, the Price Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognized its founding director Sam Simono with the dedication of a conference room in his honor.

Ojaide wins international Soyinka Prize for Literature

Date Published: December 17, 2018
Tanure Ojaide, the Frank Graham Porter Professor of Africana Studies, is co-recipient of the 2018 Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa.

Part of Mary Alexander Road to close temporarily

Date Published: December 14, 2018

Between Monday and Wednesday, Dec. 17-19, a portion of Mary Alexander Road will be closed to vehicular traffic. Pedestrian traffic will remain on the east side of the roadway.

This closure is a safety measure related to the removal of the steam stack in preparation for construction to begin on the new science building.

University’s online engineering master’s degree ‘one of the best’

Date Published: December 14, 2018

OnlineMasters.com recently named UNC Charlotte’s online master’s degree in engineering management as one of the best for 2019.

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: December 14, 2018

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the Dec. 11 New Employee Orientation session:

Alumni Affairs
Carrie Clifford, coordinator of affinity networks
Kamilah King, coordinator of alumni communications

James Ferguson, assistant athletic director for facilities

Cone loading dock area to close temporarily

Date Published: December 13, 2018

The Cone loading dock will be closed to vehicles and pedestrian traffic from 7 a.m., Monday, Dec. 17, through 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, to add new parking stripes and to re-stripe faded ones.

All in-house vehicles must be removed from the dock to allow for painting and drying time. All painted surfaces on asphalt or concrete should be avoided through Dec. 20.

Personally Speaking talk to explore how women’s literature led the civil rights discourse

Date Published: December 12, 2018

Stories of liberation from slavery or oppression have become central to African American women's literature. In “Freedom Narratives of African American Women: A Study of 19th Century Writings,” author Janaka Bowman Lewis posits that these texts represent an earlier discussion on civil rights than the ideas of racial uplift that culminated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.