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Tench Recognized for Outstanding Service to State

   December 18, 2018

Dawn Tench was one out of only 116 nominations in the entire state of North Carolina for the 2018 Governor’s Award of Excellence. She received a certificate signed by the Governor to recognize her outstanding service to the State.

Tench serves as Faculty Personnel Manager within the Office of Academic Affairs’ Academic Budget and Personnel group and has 25 years of service with UNC...

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New Program to Support Military Veterans Earning Graduate Degrees

Grant Program to Assist Veterans Studying in STEM Fields
   December 12, 2018

UNC Charlotte education professor Jae Hoon Lim and a team of researchers have earned a $750,000 grant to help attract and support military veterans in earning graduate degrees in STEM disciplines.

Awarded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research and Development, the three-year grant is designed to build on the success of UNC...

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Engineering Teams Take Top Awards

Engineering Students Continue to Win National & International Competitions
   December 11, 2018

Student of the Lee College of Engineering recently competed in and won top spots in competitions attracting national and international teams. A team of mechanical engineering graduate students from UNC Charlotte’s precision engineering program recently won the Student Challenge competition at the American Society of Precision Engineering’s 33rd annual conference  in Las Vegas. A...

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Computing and Informatics Team Wins Top Prize

CCI Students Best Other Universities at Fintech Hackathon
   December 5, 2018

A team of students from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) walked away with the top prize - $10,000 cash and a $500 credit from Amazon Web Services - at the 2018 University Fintech Hackathon. For three months and through several elimination rounds, the CCI squad competed against more than 150 students on teams from Duke, Elon, Appalachian State, Davidson, NC State, UNC...

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The Provost's Desk, November 2018

Projects Focus on Digital Learning & Student Success
   November 29, 2018

ADAPTING – this is a fitting word for the work in Academic Affairs. It defines part of our mission as an urban research university. As an integral part of North Carolina’s largest city, we are committed to the needs of our ever-changing region and state.

DIGITAL LEARNING

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Early Voting

   October 17, 2018
VOTE EARLY from October 17 - November 3

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Call for Honorary Degree Nominations

   October 15, 2018

One of the highlights of UNC Charlotte’s Commencement is the recognition of individuals for exceptional and distinctive service to the University or the larger community with an Honorary Degree from UNC Charlotte. The Faculty Honorary Degree Advisory Committee requests assistance in nominating persons for this honor....

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Phased Retirement Enrollment

   October 4, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is pleased to offer faculty the flexibility of the Phased Retirement Program.  Phased Retirement enables a faculty member to enjoy the benefits of retirement while still teaching part-time for a 3 year period.  Enrollment for 2019-2020 is from October 1, 2018, to January 31, 2019.  For details and eligibility requirements, visit the...

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Nominations Sought

Teaching Excellence Awards Committee
   August 20, 2018

By recommendation of the Faculty Council and the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence Committee, Provost Joan Lorden has announced a new faculty award, the UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence...

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22 Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

University Convocation
   August 20, 2018

At the University Convocation on August 16, 2018, twenty-two members of the faculty were recognized for their promotions to Full Professor.   At Convocation, each faculty member was presented with a Jefferson Cup, designed by Thomas Jefferson, founder of the University of Virginia.  The cups were engraved with the UNC Charlotte logo, the faculty member’s name, department, and the year 2018.

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