Engineering faculty member Glenda Mayo has died

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Glenda K. Mayo, a faculty member in the Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management, Lee College of Engineering, died May 10, following a long illness.

Mayo joined the department in 2015 after completing a Ph.D. from the University of Florida. She earned a Master of Science in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from the University of West Florida.

In a message to the college, Dean Rob Keynton noted, “Dr. Mayo was an outstanding and dedicated educator, mentor and researcher. A friend to all who knew her, she was always willing to help colleagues as well as the department, college and University. She was a true team player who wanted everyone around her to be successful.”  

A tenured associate professor, Mayo served as the president of the Lee College of Engineering Faculty Organization and Executive Committee this year. A certified facility manager, she was nationally and internationally known for her work in facilities engineering and management and was an actively engaged leader in the Construction Specifications Institute and International Facilities Management Association. 

An internment was held for the family Monday, May 16, in Gainesville, Florida. A Celebration of Life will be held in Pensacola, Florida, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Glenda K. Mayo Graduate Fellowship for Facilities Engineering and Management at UNC Charlotte.