EAO names June raffle winners

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Chris Alspaugh, extended academic programs; Kelly Franklin, English Language Training Institute; Rebecca Hefti, College of Education; and Carol Hartley, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, won $5 gift cards to Walmart as part of the June weekly raffles sponsored by the Environmental Assistance Office (EAO).


Hartley work wins SIBA award

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Andrew Hartley’s “Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Falcon” recently won the Best Young Adult Novel of the year from the Southern Independent Book Store Association (SIBA).


Franki designs ANA medal

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Jamie Franki, a faculty member in the Art + Art History Department in the College of Arts + Architecture, has designed the official medal for the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 121st anniversary convention.


UNC Charlotte awarded presidential honor for community service

Date Published: August 2, 2012

UNC Charlotte was named recently to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary commitment to service and volunteering to local communities. 


University leaders celebrate renaming of Center City room

Date Published: August 2, 2012

Ellison Clary, director of Charlotte Community Relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), is pictured with Nancy Fey-Yensan, dean of the College of Health and Human Services, and Jerry Coughter, executive director of UNC Charlotte Center City, at the student lounge in the University’s Uptown building.


Faces - Jackie Simpson

Date Published: July 30, 2012

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is undergoing a construction and renovation boom due to its $450 million master plan. One of those helping to lead this transformational effort is Jackie Simpson.

As associate vice chancellor and director of housing and residence life, Simpson is responsible for all facets of an operation with an annual budget of $28 million.


UNC Charlotte Center City’s Projective Eye Gallery to launch summer experiment

Date Published: June 22, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Center City Projective Eye Gallery will launch an inaugural “summer experiment,” which will feature a performance installation that brings together dance, song, sculpture and design.


Local foundation awards study abroad scholarships

Date Published: June 22, 2012

The German Language and Culture Foundation recently awarded $44,000 in scholarships to support study abroad in Germany during this summer and the 2012-13 academic year.


Chinese delegations visit campus

Date Published: June 22, 2012

Two groups of visitors from seven different provinces in China arrived in Charlotte this week as part of trip to the United States coordinated by the University’s Center for China Studies.

According to Paul Friday, director of the China Center and a professor of criminal justice and criminology at UNC Charlotte, the visit includes two separate and independent groups.