Giving Green ‘eight-in-eight’ raffle set for Friday

Date Published: October 10, 2012

The Giving Green Campaign, a campus-wide fundraising initiative for the State Employees Combined Campaign, Arts & Science Council and the UNC Charlotte Foundation, is underway through Nov. 1. To encourage employee participation in this workplace giving initiative, organizers will hold a special “eight-in-eight” raffle on Friday, Oct. 12.

University evaluating bookstore advance textbook program

Date Published: October 10, 2012

Not all students can purchase textbooks by the first day of class; they must wait on a financial aid refund.

Volunteer opportunities part of Giving Green Campaign

Date Published: October 9, 2012

Faculty and staff members can support the campus-wide Giving Green Campaign financially or by donating their time through the campaign’s Volunteer Week, scheduled for Monday Oct. 15, through Friday, Oct. 19.

University to test emergency alert systems Oct. 9

Date Published: October 8, 2012

UNC Charlotte will test its emergency alert systems between 2 and 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9. These systems include the three sirens located at Atkins Library, between EPIC and Grigg Hall and behind the Facilities Management/Police and Public Safety Building and “active crawl” software activated by PIER.

Siemens Scholarship winners announced

Date Published: October 8, 2012

The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) and Siemens have awarded the fall 2012 Siemens Energy Scholarships to three undergraduates and one graduate student in the William States Lee College of Engineering.

Kohn, Lecomte named 2012 Employees of the Year

Date Published: October 8, 2012

Sandy Kohn and Jerry Lecomte have a difference in the number of years of service to the University, but they had one thing in common – devotion to duty. In recognition of their efforts, they were named the 2012 Employees of the Year at Friday’s Staff Recognition Awards Luncheon.

Giving Green Campaign kicks off with luncheon and agency fair

Date Published: October 5, 2012

Co-chairs Tina McEntire and Dustin Read discussed how charitable giving impacted them personally during Thursday’s kickoff luncheon for the Giving Green Campaign.

McEntire, associate provost for enrollment management, talked about how the Arts & Science Council (ASC) supported local cultural/artistic nonprofits, such as the Choir School.

ITS team wins annual Faculty/Staff Golf Tournament

Date Published: October 5, 2012

John Blas, Tony Honeycutt and Chad Lenox, current members of the Information Technology Services Office, teamed with retired ITS employee Dale Crook to card a 61, the winning score in UNC Charlotte’s annual Faculty/Staff Golf Tournament, held recently at the Tradition Golf Club, located off Prosperity Church Road.

‘Without Sanctuary’ conference to explore lynching

Date Published: October 4, 2012

UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South on will host “Without Sanctuary: A Conference on Lynching and the American South” Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 11-13. This event is in conjunction with the Levine Museum of the New South and its exhibit of photographs, postcards and narrative that explores one of the most horrific chapters of history.

Jaus named a finalist for University’s top teaching award

Date Published: October 3, 2012

College of Education professor Hal Jaus is the third of five finalists for the 2012 Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence to be profiled in Inside UNC Charlotte. The recipient of the honor, UNC Charlotte’s top teaching award, will be named at a special reception, Friday, Oct. 19. The other finalists will be featured in alphabetical order in the weeks prior to the reception.