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.

University welcomes new employees

Date Published: June 14, 2019

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

Athletics
Lewis Young, assistant athletic trainer

Building Environmental Services
Olga Osorto Lezama, building environmental technician


Hibbs to retire as head baseball coach

Date Published: June 14, 2019

Loren Hibbs, who has been with the Charlotte 49ers for 27 years, retired as head baseball coach, Director of Athletics Mike Hill announced June 14. Hibbs will join his alma mater, Wichita State, as assistant athletics director for baseball operations and player development.


Temporarily closure of Lot 26 scheduled

Date Published: June 13, 2019

Parking Lot 26 will be unavailable from Sunday, June 16, through Friday, June 21, for lot repair and resurfacing.

Expect barricades and construction personnel in the area; remember to exercise caution when approaching construction zones.


Employees honored for program completion

Date Published: June 13, 2019

Recently, the Office of Research Services and Outreach held its annual reception to recognize participants of the Certificate Program in Grants and Contracts Administration.


ODU’s Ragean Hill joining Charlotte 49ers

Date Published: June 13, 2019

Ragean Hill is the Charlotte 49ers executive associate athletics director. She is coming to the University from Old Dominion University, where she served as the associate athletics director for the past four years. She also has worked at Arkansas, Kansas State and Wisconsin.


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.


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.


University welcomes new employees

Date Published: June 10, 2019

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the May 28 New Employee Orientation session:


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.