Tutoring center a dream realized for UNC Charlotte alumni

Date Published: June 14, 2019
A rambunctious little boy walked into the Arabelle Center for Education hand-in-hand with his grandmother. Robin Hedspeth ’89, envisioned opening the center as a fun, safe learning space for students of all ages.

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.

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.


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.

PPS receives crisis intervention award

Date Published: June 10, 2019
Dedication, service and courage—these were the three words stressed by Ebony Rao of the Mecklenburg County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) regarding the UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety Department, which received an award for its actions taken on April 30.

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.


Faces - Brian Holcomb

Date Published: June 6, 2019

As assistant director for trips for Venture Outdoor Leadership, Brian Holcomb is fulfilling a passion to share nature with others; his goal is to provide outdoor adventure experiences that enable members of the campus community and those in the greater Charlotte region to develop as individuals and as members of a team and to become inspired by the outdoors.


Chastain hired as Charlotte 49ers softball coach

Date Published: June 6, 2019

Ashley Chastain is the new head softball coach for the Charlotte 49ers. Chastain, who is coming off a trip to the NCAA Super Regionals with Mississippi, has served as the pitching coach at Ole Miss, Michigan State and the College of Charleston since her playing days at the University of South Carolina. She was named the 2019 Softball America Pitching Coach of the Year.


Two design projects receive I-Corp grants

Date Published: June 5, 2019

The School of Architecture’s Integrated Design Research Lab (IDRL) has received two National Science Foundation I-Corps grants for additional research of microalgae facades and adaptable solar windows.


Charlotte 49ers schedule football game versus Florida

Date Published: June 5, 2019

In 2023, the Charlotte 49ers will play a nonconference football game against the University of Florida in Gainesville on Sept. 23.