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AFRICANA STUDIES PROFESSOR AWARDED INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP

   September 10, 2020

Tanure Ojaide, Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of Africana Studies at UNC Charlotte, has received a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship from the Institute of International Education to share his expertise with students and faculty in Africa.

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UNC CHARLOTTE APPOINTS DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION LEADER

Professor Cheryl Waites Spellman to lead efforts
   September 8, 2020

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber announced today the appointment of UNC Charlotte Professor Cheryl Waites Spellman, Ed.D., to the role of interim special assistant to the chancellor for diversity and...

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IEE TO HOST OPEN DISCUSSION ABOUT RACIAL INJUSTICE

   September 7, 2020

The Office of Identity, Equity and Engagement (IEE) will host a virtual Green Table Talk — a play on Red...

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ALUM DESIGNS POSTERS FOR ESPN’S THE UNDEFEATED

   September 4, 2020

Alumnus Adé Hogue ’12 was commissioned by The Undefeated, a sports and pop culture website owned and operated by ESPN, to illustrate the words of Black athletes and leaders “using their platform to speak up for what’s right.”

Hogue has frequently provided design work for civic and activist causes and was excited to provide posters “to support those out there fighting for the health and...

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UNC CHARLOTTE WORK IN UCITY FAMILY ZONE BOOSTED BY $220,000 GRANT

   August 28, 2020

UNC Charlotte and its many partners through the UCITY Family Zone are continuing to expand their efforts to improve social determinants of health in the local community with a $220,000 grant award from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. With this funding, the...

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MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD: HOW CAN THE UNIVERSITY DRIVE MEANINGFUL CHANGE?

   June 11, 2020

 

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Chancellor's Statement on George Floyd

   May 30, 2020
 

Dear Niner Nation,

Like so many of you and others around the nation, I was heartbroken by George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on Monday night and the horrifying video of his final moments. The recent killings of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery are further examples of the systemic racial injustice that continues to plague our country.

I want to acknowledge the pain...

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HISTORY PROFESSOR NAMED FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

By: Lynn Roberson
   May 27, 2020

UNC Charlotte Associate Professor of History Christopher Cameron has been named a 2020 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, one of 81 selected from nearly 1,200 applicants to receive support totaling $4.3 million.

ACLS fellowships...

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EDUCATION PROFESSOR RECEIVES NATIONAL MENTOR AWARD

By: Aimee Hawkins
   May 18, 2020

Chance Lewis received a Spencer Mentor Award that includes a $10,000 grant for his contributions to enriching the lives, research and careers of his students and junior colleagues and enhancing the field of education research.

This national award is provided by the...

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Africana Studies Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

   April 20, 2020

The Provost Awards recognize faculty and academic units for exemplary work in teaching and community engagement. This is vital to UNC Charlotte’s mission to prepare students for chosen careers and to address community needs in the Charlotte region.

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