Record Finish in Directors’ Cup, Venture Bound and more

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Record Finish in Directors’ Cup

Powered by postseason participation in men’s soccer, women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, softball and men’s tennis, the Charlotte 49ers posted their highest-ever finish in the 31-year history of the Learfield Directors’ Cup for the 2023-24 season.

Faculty / Staff Announcements

  • Legislative Update July 2024: The NC General Assembly adjourned its “Short Session” on Friday, June 28, without passing adjustments to the biennium budget covering FY24 and FY25, which was passed last year.
  • Participants of the NCFlex Accident and Critical Illness plans, administered by Voya, are eligible for a wellness benefit. This benefit is payable once per year, per covered person for completing an eligible health screening test.
  • The Department of Languages and Culture Studies, within the College of Humanities & Earth and Social Sciences, is changing its name to the Department of Languages, Cultures and Translation.
  • Larry Mellinger has been named director of University Recreation at UNC Charlotte, effective June 28.
  • The new 2024-25 SHRA performance plan/appraisal is now active in NinerTalent. Supervisors may proceed with entering performance plans and should review the new performance planning due dates.
  • Register for “Creative Conflict Resolution,” which is part of the virtual 2024 Webinar Series for Charlotte Employees, scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10.
  • The Center for Wellness Promotion is hosting a virtual Green Dot Training from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 24. Attend the training to learn how to recognize, react to and prevent sexual assault, dating violence and stalking. Registration is required through the learning and development portal; login and search for “Green Dot.”

Only at Charlotte

Laura Peter

UNC Charlotte was inducted recently as a member institution into the National Academy of Inventors — a prestigious organization of U.S. and international universities, governmental agencies and nonprofit research institutes dedicated to recognizing and promoting academic innovation and entrepreneurship.

Did you know?

Venture Outdoor Leadership Orientation

Venture Outdoor Leadership’s orientation program is an engaging, adventurous meeting place to develop skills needed to transition to college life. Participate in the unique challenge of backcountry travel over the course of five days while getting to know other incoming students and upper-class student leaders. Register for Venture Bound.

Student Announcements

Around Campus

Lizard on campus

Hannah Justin, a Ph.D. student in Professor Adam Reitzel’s research lab, caught this photo of a lizard near the science building — showing quite the Niner spirit! Submit your campus photo to

Only at Charlotte

Student working in a lab

UNC Charlotte was recognized again by Times Higher Education for its commitment to sustainability.

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