Architectural history professor receives grant from Graham Foundation

Emily Makaš, associate professor of architectural history, is a recipient of a 2024 grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. She and her research partner Arthur J. Clement, will use the $10,000 grant for archival research toward the book project, “Philip G. Freelon: An Architect of Relationships and Stories.” The book, […]

UNC Charlotte to host 2024 Leadership and Mentoring Institute

UNC Charlotte will serve as the campus host site for the 2024 American Association of Blacks in Higher Education annual Leadership and Mentoring Institute, July 14-20. 

CCI’s Manuel Pérez Quiñones elected to board of directors of Computing Research Association

Manuel Pérez Quiñones, a professor in the Department of Software and Information Systems in the College of Computing and Informatics, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Computing Research Association, one of the nation’s most influential computing research and policy nonprofit organizations.

Charlotte’s Belk College receives national Inspiring Programs in Business Award

UNC Charlotte has received the 2024 Inspiring Programs in Business Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the Doctorate in Business Administration in the Belk College of Business.

Former Charlotte Mayor Harvey B. Gantt shares lessons on leadership and accomplishing great things

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Headlining Niner Nation King Week on Jan. 18 was distinguished Charlotte architect, civil rights leader and public servant Harvey B. Gantt, Charlotte’s first Black mayor. During a Q&A-style presentation to a standing-room-only McKnight Hall audience, Mayor Gantt shared thoughts and lessons from his remarkable life as well as about leadership and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy.

Theatre professor Carlos Cruz presented Engaged Faculty Award

CarlosAlexis Cruz, associate professor of theatre, is the 2024 Engaged Faculty Award  recipient as presented by North Carolina Campus Engagement.

UNC Charlotte receives Library Excellence in Access and Diversity Award

UNC Charlotte’s J. Murrey Atkins Library has received the 2024 Library Excellence in Access and Diversity Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine. The LEAD Award honors academic libraries’ programs and initiatives that encourage and support diversity, equity and inclusion across their campuses. These include, but are not limited to, research, technology, accessibility, exhibitions and community outreach.

‘An Evening with Harvey Gantt’ headlines Niner Nation King Week 2024

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On Thursday, Jan. 18, from 5 to 6 p.m., UNC Charlotte will welcome distinguished Charlotte architect, civil rights leader and public servant Harvey B. Gantt as its featured guest for Niner Nation King Week’s signature event. 

UNC Charlotte announces Niner Nation King Week events, Jan. 12-19

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UNC Charlotte’s Niner Nation King Week, which takes place Jan. 12-19, aligns with the annual national holiday that celebrates the life and legacy of civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Susan Dodson DeVore Women’s Leadership Development Program established

A $1 million gift from UNC Charlotte alumna, business innovator and Board of Trustees emerita Susan Dodson DeVore ’81 will establish a leadership program that will support the next generation of women leaders.