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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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New Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement

   August 21, 2018

The Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement is a new office created to educate, develop, and engage students regarding their various intersecting identities (gender identity, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual identity, etc). Their mission is to provide students an affirming and equitable environment committed to fostering a campus community that celebrates and...

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ENGAGE ME HELPING MULTICULTURAL ENGINEERS SUCCEED

   July 23, 2018

To support and encourage underrepresented minorities in the educational, professional and even social aspects of studying advanced engineering and technology, the Lee College of Engineering has a new program called Engage ME. The name stands for ‘Engage Multicultural Engineers,’ and the program brings together students, faculty, professionals and alumni of all races, cultures and genders....

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AFRICANA STUDIES PROFESSOR INDUCTED AS VISITING FELLOW

   June 26, 2018

Akin Ogundiran, professor and chair of the Africana Studies Department, has been inducted as a Visiting Fellow of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge. This honor recognizes his preeminent status as a researcher and scholar of emergent societies and social complexity in Yorubaland, Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora during the past 700 years.

 

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SEVEN ALUMNI NAMED TO CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ‘30 UNDER 30’

   June 26, 2018

 

Seven UNC Charlotte alumni were named recently to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce’s “30 Under 30.” They were recognized for their professional achievements, innovative contributions to their industries and their positive impact on the community during a reception at the Mint Museum. 

This year’s University alumni honorees were:

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Facilities Management Celebrates Diversity

   June 5, 2018

This year, Building Environmental Services and Recycling hosted a potluck to celebrate the diversity and success of the unit.  BES & Recycling works to build a first-class organization that celebrates its diversity.  

The BES & Recycling event is featured in the latest issue of Facilities Focus.  

See photots and find out more at:...

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