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2019 Progress Report Campus Diversity, Access, and Inclusion

   August 14, 2019

 

The 2019 Progress Report for the UNC Charlotte Campus Plan for Diversity, Access, and Inclusion is now available.  The report describes our progress toward the seven objectives of the Plan. 

Data are presented here to illustrate work in progress, achievements, and areas for improvement as we strive to create a strong, diverse and inclusive campus that is...

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HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE RECOGNIZED FOR DIVERSITY/INCLUSION EFFORTS

   July 18, 2019

UNC Charlotte’s Office of Housing and Residence Life recently received the inaugural Assessment and Impact Award presented by Skyfactor Benchworks at the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International Conference and Expo in Toronto, Canada.

Skyfactor Benchworks, which provides student affairs and academic assessments to colleges and universities, praised the...

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PROFESSOR'S WORK IN GROUP EXHIBITION IN KUWAIT

Work by fibers professor Mary Tuma is in a group show in Kuwait.
   July 7, 2019

Nothing to Write Home About (2018), a group exhibition at the KIPCO Mall in Kuwait, includes an installation by Mary Tuma, associate professor of fibers in the Department of Art & Art History. The exhibition, curated by Rana Sadik, presents works from Sadik's personal art collection produced by seven global artists.  

Tuma's Internal Systems 3 (2008), which...

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FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN FEMALE FULL PROFESSOR IN THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AT UNCC

   June 21, 2019

Dr. Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, came to Charlotte in 2003.  She is employed at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte (UNC Charlotte).  Dr. Campbell-Whatley received her BA from Dillard University, her MA from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and her doctorate from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.  She was previously employed at Indiana...

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EDUCATION ALUMNA NAMED COASTAL CAROLINA PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

   June 21, 2019

Cato College of Education alumna Tiffany Hollis ’17, an assistant professor at Coastal Carolina University, was recently named that institution’s 2019 Professor of the Year. Hollis earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum and...

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NACDA HALL OF FAME TO INDUCT FORMER AD JUDY ROSE

   May 3, 2019

Judy Rose, a trailblazer in her field who helped elevate the Charlotte 49ers to great heights during her longtime career, will be one of eight athletic directors inducted into the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) at the organization’s 54th annual convention, June 12.  

Rose retired from UNC Charlotte on June 30, 2018, after...

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WANG, GARCIA RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AWARDS

   May 3, 2019

Cato College of Education professor Chuang Wang and student Maria Garcia are the recipients of the International Education Awards (IEA) presented by the Office of International Programs.

Wang, who won the IEA for faculty, is a member of the Department of Educational...

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SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE TO GIVE PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

   February 28, 2019

Kathy Obear, founder of the Center for Transformation and Change, will visit campus Wednesday and Thursday, March 13-14, to deliver two public presentations.

At 6 p.m., March 13, Obear will address “Recognizing and Engaging Dynamics of Race and Racism: Our Role and Responsibility as White Change Agents.” On March 14, at 1:30 p.m., she will present “Recognizing and Responding to...

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Article by Voice Professor Celebrates African American Teachers of Singing

   January 9, 2019

A recent article by Dr. Carl DuPont, assistant professor of voice, identifies some of the first African American professors of singing to integrate the faculties of notable higher education music departments in the United States. “Make the Door...

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Alumna Named Executive Director For Greater Charlotte Apartment Association

   January 9, 2019

The Greater Charlotte Apartment Association has named UNC Charlotte alumna Kim S. Graham as its new executive director.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Kim as our new executive director,” said Jennings Snider, president of the association’s board of directors and Chief Financial Officer with SYNCO Properties. “Kim is an outstanding fit for us, given her strong background in...

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