Tag: weather

What we know about Hurricane Florence

| September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
What we know about Hurricane Florence

The path of Hurricane Florence is constantly being monitored. This post will be updated with changing weather conditions and the responses of the University. Here is what we currently know: As of Sunday, September 16 the storm was downgraded to a tropical depression with a sustained wind speed of 35 mph and moving at 8 […]

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University improves communication in light of rising safety concerns

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
University improves communication in light of rising safety concerns

For the past year, the University has been engaged in a crisis communication planning process. The process began after Chancellor Philip L. Dubois made it known to the Office of Emergency Management that crisis communication was a top priority of his that needed to be addressed. Dubois said in an email sent to all students […]

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Students need to get ‘NinerReady’ for winter weather

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Students need to get ‘NinerReady’ for winter weather

With an icy weekend kicking off second semester, the Department of Emergency Management is asking that students prepare for the season. Director of Emergency Management Chris Gonyar says that Charlotte is expecting an above average amount of precipitation this winter, with the most snowfall between now and the first week of March. “Anything over about […]

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Keselowski wins wild race in Las Vegas

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Keselowski wins wild race in Las Vegas

Brad Keselowski hit the jackpot and took home the checkered flag Sunday in one of the wackiest races in NASCAR history. Las Vegas is known for being a place full of surprises and unknowns, and everyone in the racing world saw it come to fruition on Sunday. It has become a commonplace that if NASCAR […]

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Op-Ed: Patricia’s path and the danger of warmer seas

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: Patricia’s path and the danger of warmer seas

Imagine having to evacuate from a behemoth hurricane packing winds in excess of 200 miles per hour, the day before it destroys everything you’ve worked for throughout your life. Your home, your community, the things you take for granted such as old family photos and heirlooms may be washed away by the inevitable storm surge, […]

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