Public health programs leverage industry leaders as adjunct professors

Date Published: February 26, 2019

As part of continued efforts to grow its connection with the health care industry and prepare graduates to succeed in their careers, the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences continues to welcome a growing list of highly qualified external adjunct professors to its classrooms.


Register for webinar ‘Global Learning Beyond the Classroom’

Date Published: February 26, 2019

The Office of International Programs is sponsoring the webinar “Global Learning Beyond the Classroom,” which is part of the NAFSA: Association of International Educators’ Architecture for Global Learning series. It is scheduled for 2 to 3 p.m., Thursday, March 14, in the College of Health and Human Services, Room 207.


Charlotte Business Journal honors University trustee

Date Published: February 26, 2019

Sharon Decker, a member of the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees, recently received the Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award from the Charlotte Business Journal.

She, along with 25 other female business leaders, including alumna Jane Wu, were recognized as part of the Journal’s 23rd annual Women in Business Achievement Awards event.


Researcher to address ‘the social death of doing life’ in prison

Date Published: February 26, 2019

Martha Escobar from California State University, Northridge, will present “The Social Death of ‘Doing Life’: Experiences of Latinx (Im)migrant Lifers in California Prisons” at 2:30 p.m., Monday, March 11, in the Cone University Center, Room 210.


N.C. Campus Compact recognizes University administrator as a leader in civic engagement

Date Published: February 25, 2019
Sean Langley is the 2019 recipient of the Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award from North Carolina Campus Compact.

Nominations sought for 2019 International Women’s Day

Date Published: February 25, 2019

UNC Charlotte will hold its International Women’s Day reception from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 28, in the Popp Martin Student Union Multipurpose Room.


Faculty, student nominees sought for International Education Awards

Date Published: February 25, 2019

Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 Faculty International Education and the Student International Education awards.


NBA players empower youth at Urban Education Collaborative summit

Date Published: February 21, 2019
The UNC Charlotte Urban Education Collaborative hosted NBA stars Chris Paul and Karl-Anthony Towns during All-Star weekend at an event to empower Charlotte's African American youth.

Staff Council crowns top chili chef

Date Published: February 21, 2019

Jessica Deal, Facilities Operations, claimed first place in the Staff Council’s annual Chili and Cornbread Cook-off, held recently at the Cone University Center, Lucas Room.

Around 100 staff members stopped by to sample the chili and cornbread entries and vote on their favorites.


‘Dollars for Scholars’ fundraiser to support 49er Legacy Scholarship

Date Published: February 21, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Young Alumni Chapter is partnering with City Barbecue to present “Dollars for Scholars” on Thursday, Feb. 28.