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PH.D. STUDENT RECEIVES NATIONAL HEALTH AND DISABILITY FELLOWSHIP

   January 7, 2019

Erin Vinoski Thomas, a fourth year Ph.D. candidate in the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences, received the National Association of County and City Health Departments’ (NACCHO) 2018-19 Health and Disability Fellowship.

As a fellowship recipient, Thomas will have the opportunity to network with leaders in the fields of...

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ALUMNA RECEIVES ATHENA LEADERSHIP AWARD

   December 20, 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 as the chief program officer of the ...

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OGUNDIRAN NAMED EDITOR OF AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL REVIEW

   December 6, 2018

 

Akin Ogundiran, a faculty member in the Department of Africana Studies, recently was named editor-in-chief of the African Archaeological Review.

This journal, published by Springer, focuses on...

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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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