Robert Holmes Jr., an architectural technician with the Office of Business Services, recently earned the credential, Certified Educational Facilities Professional, from the APPA (formerly the Association of Physical Plant Administrators). The credential demonstrates his mastery of professional expertise and understanding related to educational facilities management.
Cortni Schenker, an employee with UNC Charlotte’s Office of OneIT, died Friday, Aug. 20. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 23, at Benton’s Cross Roads Baptist Church, 109 E. Lawyers Rd. Monroe, North Carolina.
As a result of unforeseen personal circumstances, Brian Trent will not assume his duties as the new vice chancellor for business affairs (VCBA) at UNC Charlotte effective Aug. 30. He informed Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber of his decision this week.
Richard Steele, associate vice chancellor for business services, was appointed interim associate vice chancellor for facilities management effective Thursday, Aug. 12. This will be a long-term assignment to ensure stability during leadership transitions. At this time, the University will not actively recruit for the associate vice chancellor for facilities management position.
As part of its initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), the UNC Charlotte Department of Police and Public Safety (PPS) Communications Center must undergo an assessment. This is the Communications Center’s first review cycle; an assessment will follow every four years.
Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber reaffirmed the University’s commitment to climate action by re-signing the Carbon Commitment, one of the Presidents' Climate Leadership Commitments maintained by Second Nature. The Carbon Commitment was first signed in 2009 by Chancellor Emeritus Philip L. Dubois.
Margaret Kanda, a building and environmental technician with the Office of Housing and Residence Life since 2016, died June 3 while traveling out-of-state. Her obituary was published online, and funeral services were held in late June.
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