Receiving and stores employee helping Sandy victims

Date Published: November 14, 2012

New Jersey native Tom Quinn lived in the northern part of the Garden State, and he has many friends who were affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Watching news broadcasts and viewing pictures from the area was very difficult, said Quinn, a support services associate with receiving and stores.


Atkins believed libraries focal point of learning

Date Published: November 14, 2012

Atkins Library, the third building to be constructed on the UNC Charlotte campus, is named for J. Murrey Atkins, the son of a prominent Gastonia family, successful Charlotte businessman and one of the University’s founding members.


University to honor fallen hero with ceremony, 21-gun salute

Date Published: November 13, 2012

UNC Charlotte will honor the late Lt. Col. Paul Mikeal as part of the University’s Fallen Hero Memorial Ceremony at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Food Court. Following the ceremony, at approximately 3:15 p.m., there will be a 21-gun salute on the east plaza next to the Cone University Center.


Doctoral student in organizational science receives national award

Date Published: November 13, 2012

David Askay, a Ph.D. student in organizational science, has received one of the most prestigious national research awards presented to students doing communication studies research.


Great American Smokeout Nov. 15

Date Published: November 13, 2012

The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 15. Employees can double their chances of quitting tobacco by using at least one of the resources listed below.  


Novel project helps teachers bridge cultural gap

Date Published: November 13, 2012

Art has the power to bridge the culture gap. Nowhere is that more important than in Charlotte classrooms, where two-thirds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg School’s students are minorities representing 160 countries around the globe.


Mexico’s consul general to speak

Date Published: November 13, 2012

Carlos Flores, consul general of Mexico, will deliver a presentation at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, in Atkins Library, Halton Reading Room, as part of the 2012-13 International Speaker Series.

Flores will discuss U.S.-Mexico relationships as one of the culminating events for the week-long campus celebration of International Education Week.


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Flu shot clinic set for Nov. 13

Date Published: November 9, 2012

Eric Lanier, benefits director in the Human Resources Department, and Becky Deyo from University Advancement talk about the benefits of the Campus Flu Shot Clinic. Vaccination is considered the best protection from the flu. University employees and family members, age 4 and older, who are covered by BCBSNC, can participate in these free clinics. Immunizations will be administered from 8 a.m....


CCI student designs another winning app

Date Published: November 9, 2012

Jeremy Olson, a student in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), and his mobile app design company, Tapity, have a hit with its newest offering Languages.  Following on the successful release of Grades 2, the company’s inaugural application, Languages has climbed to the fifth-highest selling app in Apple’s App Store, only a day after being released.