With new scholarship, undergraduate pursues deeper understanding of Black History
As the inaugural recipient of the new Gregory Mixon-Sonya Ramsey Black Lives Matter Scholarship from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Candace Silver continues to grow her understanding and appreciation for the contributions and struggles of Black people throughout history.
- Ed Morse named director of the Center for Precision Metrology.
- Upload your vaccination record for a chance to win $500: Those who submit the COVID-19 vaccine reporting form with documentation of their vaccination by 5 p.m. today will be entered to win one of several prizes, including your choice of a free parking permit for the upcoming academic year or $500 on your 49er ID card.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- The North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) encourages state employees to use community service leave during June to volunteer with a nonprofit or community-based organization that focuses on social justice. Visit the OSHR’s Juneteenth website for more information.
- Secondary employment is addressed through specific University policies. EHRA and SHRA employees should review the process outlined in these policies.
- Atkins Library announces that on Monday, June 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. interlibrary loan (ILL) services, including the ILL website, request forms and previous request information, will be unavailable for site maintenance.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- There's still time to save a life this summer! Make a reservation to donate blood at the UNC Charlotte Red Cross Summer Blood Drive Thursday, June 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All donors will receive a $5 Amazon gift card.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
- UNC Charlotte Rocketry Team — No.1 in the NASA 2021 Student Launch competition: The UNC Charlotte 49er Rocketry Team won first place overall in this year’s NASA Student Launch competition. The team of Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Technology students placed first in the payload and altitude portions of the competition and third in safety.
- Vincent Ogunro awarded Fulbright to conduct research, lecture in Nigeria: The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Dr. Vincent (Tobi) Ogunro of UNC Charlotte has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Nigeria.
Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science professor Steven Schmid co-authored an article that discussed how manufacturing is essential to supporting military operations.
Sociology and Organizational Science professor Jill Yavorsky commented on an article written by professor emeritus Bryan Robinson about workplace discrimination.
- 6/15: Art Gallery exhibit of work by Yasmaneka Shammae. Open from noon to 6 p.m. each day through Saturday, June 26. An in-person reception will be held Friday, June 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
- 6/17: This Pilates non-impact workout develops strength, flexibility, core conditioning/stability, balance and inner awareness.
- 6/17: Retired Gen. David Petraeus to speak on global security. The event is free for UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff by selecting "students and teachers" upon registration.
- 6/22: Pick up pointers to increase your productivity in Google Docs: Tips and Tricks training.
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