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Senate Update: On-campus dining discussed

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: On-campus dining discussed

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year April 20. Guest Speaker Director of Auxiliary Services Ana Alvarez addressed the Senate, mostly regarding dining services since Jody Thompson, liaison to Chartwell’s, could not attend the meeting. Alvarez started off by explaining all aspects of auxiliary services that includes […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed April 15 through April 21

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed April 15 through April 21

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety from April 15 through April 21. Accident April 18 Lot 25 – Officer took a report of a hit and run. April 21 East Deck Two – While backing, driver of vehicle 1 struck vehicle two. Vehicle two was […]

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UNC Charlotte celebrates Earth Day

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte celebrates Earth Day

Despite the rainy weather on Wednesday, the Earth Festival was in full swing under the dry breezeway of Colvard. Over 30 organizations came out to educate students walking to and from class on ways they can make an environmentally friendly difference on campus and in the world. A lot of the organizations and departments at […]

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Levine Hall provides a prestigious space for UNC Charlotte’s most prized students

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Levine Hall provides a prestigious space for UNC Charlotte’s most prized students

  Driving through the main entrance of UNC Charlotte, students, staff, faculty and visitors are welcomed by the University’s most prestigious building, the Leon and Sandra Levine Residence Hall, which holds over 400 of the University’s most accomplished and capable students- members of the Levine Scholars Program and the Honors College. Opened in 2016, Levine Hall […]

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Harvard researcher presents “The Economics of Race” at TIAA Speaker Series

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Harvard researcher presents “The Economics of Race” at TIAA Speaker Series

On April 12, Harvard University researcher and economics professor, Dr. Roland Fryer joined the UNC Charlotte community in the Student Union multipurpose room to present the sixth annual Teacher’s Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) Lecture, titled the “Economics of Race,” as a part of the Bank of America Civic Series. Fryer’s research focuses on a […]

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UNC Charlotte goes green during Campus Cleanup

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte goes green during Campus Cleanup

One hundred and five pounds of trash were collected in Belk Plaza on April 12 as volunteers, who spent their day picking up litter on campus and dropped off their trash bags one by one. The Campus Cleanup event is a UNC Charlotte tradition that occurs during Earth Month. Over 60 students, faculty and staff volunteered for extra credit, community service […]

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Police Blotter: Reports filed April 8 through April 14

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter: Reports filed April 8 through April 14

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety from April 8 – 13. Accident April 8 PVA Lot 19 – Vehicle one and vehicle two collided with each other while backing out of parking spaces. No injuries reported. April 13 Lot 30 – While parking, driver […]

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Stacey Myers from Department of Recreational Services named Student Employee of the Year

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Stacey Myers from Department of Recreational Services named Student Employee of the Year

UNC Charlotte student employees were honored on April 12 at the Student Employment Recognition Luncheon in the Harris Alumni Center. The purpose of the event is to recognize student employees who have gone above and beyond in their work and to give departments a chance to nominate a student for employee of the year. Stacey […]

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Take Back the Night honors and supports survivors of sexual violence

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Take Back the Night honors and supports survivors of sexual violence

It’s every college student’s worst fear and the statistics are heard daily. It happens to one in six males. It happens to one in four females. It happened to Juliette Grimmett, the keynote speaker at the Center for Wellness’s annual Take Back the Night event. Take Back the Night is an international event that began […]

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College of Health and Human Services introduces new major

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
College of Health and Human Services introduces new major

The College of Health and Human Services is introducing a new major, a Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management in the Department of Public Health Sciences, that will begin classes in the fall. This is the first new major the university has introduced in several years. Department Chair Melinda (“Lyndie”) Forthofer said a need for […]

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Over 120 trees planted on Tree Campus USA Day

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Over 120 trees planted on Tree Campus USA Day

UNC Charlotte students made an eco-friendly impact Wednesday as they planted over 120 trees outside of Laurel Hall at the inaugural Tree Campus USA Day. Tree Campus USA Day is the campus version of Arbor Day, which falls on the last Friday of April. The national program Tree Campus USA honors colleges that effectively manage […]

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Senate Update: Chancellor Philip Dubois visits Senate

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senate Update: Chancellor Philip Dubois visits Senate

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly student senate legislative meeting of the year April 6. Guest Speaker Chancellor Philip Dubois spoke to the Senate and addressed several different topics. He began by giving updates about the numerous construction projects on campus that are either in progress or will begin work in the […]

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Crime Blotter: April 2 – 7

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Crime Blotter: April 2 – 7

The following are reports of criminal and other incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police & Public Safety from April 2 – 7. Accident April 7 East Deck Bus Drop Off Lane – Driver of bus one stated that bus two kept moving forward causing the accident. Driver of bus two stated that she […]

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Holshouser Hall rape charges dropped

| April 7, 2017 | 3 Comments
Holshouser Hall rape charges dropped

Rape charges against Joshua Arford, the UNC Charlotte student accused of sexually assaulting another student in February, were dropped Friday by the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office, due to a lack of sufficient evidence. The victim, a 19-year-old female, accused 18-year-old Arford of raping her after leaving an an off-campus fraternity party with him. Witnesses confirmed that both […]

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Celebrating women and their accomplishments

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Celebrating women and their accomplishments

On the third floor of the Student Union March 28, students and staff gathered to attend the Annual International Women’s Day Celebration, the biggest cohort in its twelve-year history. The audience was treated to refreshments as well as two songs from women’s ensemble The UNC Charlotte Charlotteans. The purpose of the celebration is to honor women’s […]

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Crime Blotter: March 25 – 31

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Crime Blotter: March 25 – 31

Accident March 28 Near the Kennedy Building – While backing, driver of vehicle one struck a bollard. No injuries were reported. March 30 Lot CRI 2 – While backing, driver of vehicle one struck vehicle two. No injuries were reported. Lot 5 – While exiting a marked parking space, driver of vehicle one struck vehicle […]

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SGA election results announced

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
SGA election results announced

Tracey Allsbrook and running mate Bryan McCollom were announced student body president and vice president, along with other Student Government Association (SGA) positions, on Thursday at noon in the Student Union Rotunda. Xavier Brathwaite won senior class president, Cheyenna Gest won junior class president and Rebecca Gill won sophomore class president. After the announcement, Allsbrook gave an acceptance […]

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All hands in at “Helping Hands”

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
All hands in at “Helping Hands”

One of UNC Charlotte’s organizations, The Helping Hands Project, combines the newest technology campus has to offer with an interdisciplinary group of students with the goal of changing the lives of kids with disabilities. They utilize 3D printers in the Makerspace in Woodward Hall to create basic prosthetics that enable the kids to play sports […]

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University moves from clickers to “Poll Everywhere”

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
University moves from clickers to “Poll Everywhere”

Starting this summer, students will be swapping their clickers for their smartphones, laptops and tablets as the University makes the transition from student response system Turning Technologies to Poll Everywhere, which can be used as an app. The Clicker Evaluation committee, a group of 40 faculty, staff and student representatives, announced the decision on Feb. 17. UNC Charlotte used […]

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Crime Blotter: March 18 – March 24

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Crime Blotter: March 18 – March 24

Accident March 18 Lot 29 – While backing out of a marked parking space, driver of vehicle one struck vehicle two causing damage to both vehicles. Vehicle two was exiting the lot. No injuries were reported. March 20  Cameron Boulevard – While turning left from Chancellors Place onto Cameron Boulevard, driver of vehicle one struck […]

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