Alumna receives ATHENA leadership award

Date Published: December 18, 2018

UNC Charlotte alumna and College of Health and Human Services adjunct faculty member Tchernavia Montgomery has received the 2018 Charlotte ATHENA Leadership Award for Service, honoring her accomplishments with the Crisis Assistance Ministry.


Education professor helps guide national dual language standards

Date Published: December 18, 2018

Cato College of Education professor Joan Lachance and a colleague have authored a new publication that will provide educator preparation programs with a set of standards to guide dual language teacher preparation across the county.


Honoring service – conference rooms named for former Student Affairs personnel

Date Published: December 17, 2018

Outstanding service to the University is rewarded in a number of ways. Recently, the Price Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognized its founding director Sam Simono with the dedication of a conference room in his honor.


Ojaide wins international Soyinka Prize for Literature

Date Published: December 17, 2018
Tanure Ojaide, the Frank Graham Porter Professor of Africana Studies, is co-recipient of the 2018 Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa.

University’s online engineering master’s degree ‘one of the best’

Date Published: December 14, 2018

OnlineMasters.com recently named UNC Charlotte’s online master’s degree in engineering management as one of the best for 2019.


CCI student team finishes in top 20 of national cybersecurity competition

Date Published: December 12, 2018
A student team from the College of Computing and Informatics recently defended an oil pipeline’s control system from a devastating cyberattack. This simulation was part of the Department of Defense Cyberforce Competition, in which teams from 62 colleges and universities vied nationwide.

Personally Speaking talk to explore how women’s literature led the civil rights discourse

Date Published: December 12, 2018

Stories of liberation from slavery or oppression have become central to African American women's literature. In “Freedom Narratives of African American Women: A Study of 19th Century Writings,” author Janaka Bowman Lewis posits that these texts represent an earlier discussion on civil rights than the ideas of racial uplift that culminated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


Economic growth continues, approaching longest expansion on record

Date Published: December 12, 2018
The economy of the United States and North Carolina continues to accelerate and could be headed into the longest economic expansion on record within the next six months, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton said.

December graduate accepted into prestigious Venture for America program

Date Published: December 10, 2018

“Actually, it was here that I realized I wanted to be an entrepreneur,” said Miguel Avila during an interview in the 49er Foundry, the student business incubator at UNC Charlotte. Avila, a Belk College of Business senior, will graduate at Fall Commencement.


Tuesday 8 a.m. exams moved to 8 p.m., University in Condition 1 early Tuesday

Date Published: December 10, 2018
Exams scheduled for 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, have been moved to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11. All other exams will continue as scheduled. The University will move to Condition 1 (C1) reduced operations from 12 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. Tuesday. All University operations will resume at 9 a.m.