Chancellor Emertius E.K. Fretwell passes away, led UNC Charlotte during critical period

Date Published: October 18, 2012

The campus community at UNC Charlotte is honoring the life of chancellor emeritus E.K. Fretwell Jr., who died Oct. 18 at the Stewart Health Center of the Cypress. He was 88.

‘Torqued and Twisted’ to open in Storrs Gallery

Date Published: October 18, 2012

The exhibit “Torqued and Twisted: Bentwood Today,” which opens on Monday, Oct. 29, in the Storrs Gallery, explores the work of nine internationally known furniture makers and sculptors who use the technique of bending wood in innovative, unusual or eloquent ways.

University to serve as early voting location in 2012

Date Published: October 18, 2012

Date Published: Oct. 18, 2012

UNC Charlotte’s Cone University Center will serve as an early voting site for all Mecklenburg County residents from Thursday, Oct. 18, through Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.

UNC Charlotte lands $2.3 million HRSA grant for nursing scholarships

Date Published: October 18, 2012

UNC Charlotte’s School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services is the recipient of a $2.3 million grant from the federal Health Resource Services Administration to provide scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Campus Sustainability Week set for Oct. 29-Nov. 2

Date Published: October 17, 2012

UNC Charlotte will celebrate Campus Sustainability Week from Monday, Oct. 29, through Friday, Nov. 2. Organizers have planned activities throughout the week that provide opportunities for participants to learn about efforts being made to keep the campus greener and how members of the campus community can help.

Campus Sustainability Week events are free; the schedule includes:

Speaker to present ‘Vision for Public Education in North Carolina’

Date Published: October 17, 2012

The College of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership will host its inaugural Distinguished Speaker Series at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Cone University Center Lucas Room, as Bill Harrison, N.C. State Board of Education chair, will deliver the keynote address “A Vision for Public Education in North Carolina.” 

Live stream of memorial service for Friday

Date Published: October 17, 2012

The UNC system will broadcast a live stream of the memorial service for UNC President Emeritus William Friday starting at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17. To view the memorial, go to the UNC General Administration website.

Turner named a finalist for University’s top teaching award

Date Published: October 17, 2012

Michael Turner, associate professor of kinesiology, is the fifth finalist for the 2012 Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence to be profiled in Inside UNC Charlotte. The recipient of the award will be named at a special reception Friday, Oct. 19.

Long-time supporter named CLAS executive-in-residence

Date Published: October 16, 2012

A venture capitalist with a solid grounding in the liberal arts and a quarter-century experience in business has joined UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences as its first executive in residence.