Espy award winner, motivational speaker to present ‘No Excuses’

Date Published: September 28, 2012

Motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur and athlete Kyle Maynard will discuss his life of “No Excuses” at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 15, in Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.


‘Spotlight’ to showcase music accomplishments, benefit scholarships

Date Published: September 28, 2012

The Department of Music will present its second “Spotlight” recital at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28, in the Belk Theater of the Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts. This event celebrates the achievements of the department’s students and generates funds for music scholarships.


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Historian Michael Beschloss discusses the presidency

Date Published: September 28, 2012

In the wake of Charlotte’s recent triumph as the host city to a presidential nominating convention, historian and author Michael Beschloss outlined the qualities that make a great president in a speech at UNC Charlotte.


Nominations accepted for first Provost’s Faculty Award for Community Engagement

Date Published: September 28, 2012

The Office of Academic Affairs has established the Provost’s Award for Community Engagement, and it is seeking nominations for the inaugural recipient.


2012 Judicial Candidates Forum at UNC Charlotte Center City

Date Published: September 27, 2012

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women’s Summit at UNC Charlotte, in collaboration with the Domestic Violence Advocacy Council, the League of Women Voters and United Family Services, will sponsor a Judicial Candidates Forum from noon to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, at UNC Charlotte Center City.


Erevelles named a finalist for University’s top teaching award

Date Published: September 26, 2012

The Marketing Department’s Sunil Erevelles is the second 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.


Award-winning poet, activist to give annual OUTspoken lecture

Date Published: September 26, 2012

Internationally renowned performance poet and LGBT activist Staceyann Chin will share her thoughts on the impacts of intersectional identity and address topics of race, gender, sexuality, family, community and activism at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Cone University Center, McKnight Hall.


Alumnus’ ‘Paterno’ tops N.Y. Times bestseller list

Date Published: September 26, 2012

UNC Charlotte alumnus Joe Posnanski is the author of “Paterno,” a biography of the renowned Penn State football coach. The work debuted at number one on the New York Times bestseller list earlier this month.


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A look at the University's football stadium

Date Published: September 26, 2012

Botanical Gardens to hold annual fall sale

Date Published: September 25, 2012

Autumn has arrived, so fall planting is underway. At the Botanical Gardens annual plant sale, attendees can learn how to plant like a professional.