strategic planning update
Pinku Mukherjee and George Banks, co-chairs of UNC Charlotte’s Strategic Planning Committee, share outcomes from the initial steps of this important institutional process and preview what’s next.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- Facilitators sought for student feedback sessions on navigating virtual and in-person campus life during the pandemic.
- Don't forget: Use your floating Labor Day holiday leave before winter break.
- Become a faculty mentor for the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Summer Research Program. Sign up before Dec. 11 at 5 p.m.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- Grad student final defense and submission deadline extended.
- Registration for the virtual 2021 Undergraduate Research Conference opens Jan. 25, 2021.
- Now through Jan. 4, the 49er Card office will only be open for in-person appointments Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m - 5 p.m.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
- 2020 International Education Faculty Award: Erik Byker, associate professor, Department of Reading and Elementary Education, Cato College of Education, won for his outstanding contributions to the enhancement of the international education experience.
- Harris a Wuerffel Trophy semifinalist: Charlotte 49ers football team captain Tyriq Harris named one of 9 semifinalists for the award, which recognizes community service with athletic and academic achievement.
- UNC Charlotte MPA alumna Phin Xaypangna named Ventura County’s (CA) first diversity, equity and inclusion officer.
- UNC Charlotte MA History alumna Tiffany Packer named Florida A&M University's Teacher of the Year.
- Psychology professor Amy Canevello comments on a story in Wired about COVID-19 creating existential crises.
- 12/8: Race and Social Equity Academy Fall Forum 2020
- 12/11: Honors College virtual research showcase
- 12/14: Graduate School information session
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