49ers to hold Basketball Madness, Fan DayDate Published: October 16, 2012
The Charlotte 49ers will hold their annual Basketball Madness at 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, and Fan Day on at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, in Halton Arena.
Chemistry group to hold fundraiser for alumnaDate Published: October 16, 2012
The Association of Chemistry Graduate Students will hold a pie-throwing fundraiser In support of alumna Jessica Bongiovanni, who three months ago learned that she has a rare form of bone cancer.
Final three winners in Giving Green raffleDate Published: October 16, 2012
Jane Johansen, treasury services; Melissa Shelton, University advancement; and Lori Van Wallendael, psychology, were the final three winners in Friday’s Giving Green raffle.
Johansen won the guest passes to the Charlotte Museum of History. Shelton received two tickets to the N.C. Dance Theatre, and Van Wallendael won tickets to the Davidson Community Players.
Bank of America exec to chair ‘Let Me Play’ luncheonDate Published: October 15, 2012
Catherine Bessant, global technology and operations executive at Bank of America, will chair the ninth annual “Let Me Play” luncheon being held on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Charlotte Convention Center.
This annual event, the brainchild of Judy Rose, UNC Charlotte’s director of athletics, benefits the 49ers women’s athletics program.
Faculty and Friends Concert to feature violinist Claude RichardDate Published: October 15, 2012
Violinist Claude Richard, along with pianist Jimmy Brière, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Belk Theater of the Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts as part of the Music Department’s Faculty and Friends Concert Series.
L&D summit engaged learners, expanded knowledgeDate Published: October 15, 2012
The U.S. economy is shifting to a new environment based upon information, technology and knowledge. This trend is leading organizations to explore if their employees are prepared for the future.
Faces – Cathy BlatDate Published: October 15, 2012
As director of the University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE), Cathy Blat views her role as an advocate for student success.
President Emeritus Friday dead at 92Date Published: October 15, 2012
William C. Friday, president emeritus of the University of North Carolina and an icon of American public higher education, died peacefully in his sleep at home on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. The longtime Chapel Hill resident was 92.
Annual Chancellor’s Reception set for Oct. 18Date Published: October 15, 2012
The Chancellor’s Reception, held as part of the annual Staff Recognition Celebration, will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Student Union Multipurpose Room. Each year, Chancellor Philip L. Dubois hosts this event in appreciation of staff and faculty.
Economist columnist to lecture as part of International Speaker SeriesDate Published: October 15, 2012
Philip Coggan, a columnist with Economist, will speak at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Atkins Library, Dale Halton Reading Room.