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Cuba - Race, Identity, & Culture Study Abroad

   October 24, 2018

 

Applications are being accepted for Cuba: Race, Identity, and Culture, a study abroad program.  The application deadline is February 1, 2019. 

Learn more and apply at edabroad.uncc/socycuba.

Through cultural immersion, guided tours, excursions, and encounters with religion, music, dance, writing, art, and...

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CHANCELLOR DISCUSSES UNC CHARLOTTE’S EFFORTS TO SERVE LATINO COMMUNITY

   October 18, 2018

Chancellor Philip L. Dubois was the featured speaker at the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte’s luncheon held at the Mint Museum in Uptown Charlotte.  He spoke to a packed room of business professionals and community leaders about the importance of education to individuals and the region, the University’s record-breaking enrollment and the growth of UNC Charlotte’s Latino...

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Black Alumni Chapter Excellence in Leadership Awards

   October 18, 2018

SIX ALUMS HONORED WITH 2018 EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP AWARDS

The eighth annual Excellence in Leadership Awards were bestowed upon six outstanding alumni at a campus luncheon held in the Harris Alumni...

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National Coming Out Day

   October 10, 2018

The Graduate Student P.R.I.D.E. Association is hosting a National Coming Out Day event with a photobooth this Thursday, October 11th, from 1-4 pm in the plaza/courtyard in between the CHHS/COED buildings!  

All LGBTQIA+ folks and allies welcome! 

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SOCIOLOGIST TO ADDRESS ‘THE TROUBLING RISE OF FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES’

   October 1, 2018

A sociologist with a national best-selling book detailing the rise of for-profit colleges, growing debts from student loans and their impact on social inequality will give a public talk on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Tressie McMillan Cottom, an award-winning author and assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, will speak on her book, “Lower Ed:  The Troubling Rise of For-Profit...

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CCI RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR RETENTION OF UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENTS

   September 27, 2018

The College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) was awarded the second annual CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science by the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMID-IT). This honor highlights organizations that have exhibited commitment and success in accommodating students from underrepresented groups in...

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Building Future Faculty Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019

   September 14, 2018

Building Future Faculty Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019

 

The 2019 Building Future Faculty (BFF) program will be offered by NC State University on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Friday, April 5, 2019. This all-expenses paid workshop is designed for diverse graduate students and...

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Queer and Trans Student of Color Survey

   September 10, 2018

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Office of Identity, Equity, & Engagement (IEE) at UNC Charlotte aim to support all students on our campus and recognize the importance of understanding the nuanced needs of Queer and Trans Students of Color (QTSOC). 

We welcome feedback from you regarding need for and benefits of additional support or resources for QTSOC....

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Dance Department Welcomes Brazilian Artists in Residency

   September 9, 2018

The Department of Dance will host Brazilian artists Dandha Da Hora and Dendê Macêdo in residency September 9-21. During their time in Charlotte, they will teach classes at UNC Charlotte, Northwest School of the Arts, and the Harvey B. Gantt Center.

Born and raised in Salvador, Bahia, Dandha Da Hora has been a member of Ilê Aiyê, one of Brazil’s most important musical and cultural...

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Voice Professor Releases Album of Songs by Black Composers

   September 2, 2018
Assistant Professor of Voice Carl DuPont's new album, The Reaction, was recently released by Albany Records. The Reaction features songs by Black composers, most of which have never been recorded. Dr. Gregory Thompson of Winston-Salem State University is the pianist.
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