Marsalis leads masterclass at UNC Charlotte
Three-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis recently led a masterclass for music students in Rowe Recital Hall. Visiting campus the day after Charlie Parker's 101st birthday, Marsalis launched the Department of Music's "Charlie Parker 101" project with the class and a public event in the Anne R. Belk Theater.
- In observance of Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 6-10), the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will host initiatives around mental health promotion and suicide prevention. Programs include "It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health with ASPF" workshops; Question, Persuade, Refer training for faculty, staff and students; and various tabling events throughout the week. For more information about Suicide Prevention Week initiatives, including a full schedule of events, visit the CAPS website.
Important mitigation testing information
The University is continuing to conduct ongoing COVID-19 mitigation testing of unvaccinated non-residential students, faculty and staff. If you have already scheduled your mitigation test for the current week, Sept. 5 - Sept. 10, thank you! If you have not, please do so now. UNC Charlotte is covering the cost of on-campus mitigation testing. If you do not register for an appointment, you will need to submit an off-campus, negative test result, at your expense, by Friday, Sept. 10, at 11:59 p.m.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- Want to update your University desktop background to the new logo? Find out how.
- Please take a few moments today to review this FAQ and update your emergency contact information through my.charlotte.edu if needed. It is important to keep this information updated with the University so that Human Resources and Safety and Security can access this information in the event of an emergency.
- NCFlex will host two webinars in September on the Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts. Topics will include how to view your account, submitting documentation when requested, how the convenience card works vs. filling claims, eligible expenses and reminders for the upcoming annual enrollment in October.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- Learn about the graduate certificates, master's degrees and doctoral degrees offered by the departments of Bioinformatics, Computer Science and Software Information Systems.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
The Point After: Charlotte 31 Duke 28: Charlotte beat Duke in a historic win; this recap highlights a number of points that should not be lost in the euphoria.
- 9/8: At the workshop, “Exploring Socially Just Leadership,” students will develop action plans for personal leadership development, learn about inclusive and socially just leadership philosophies and take home free school supplies, while enjoying tasty snacks!
- 9/8: Watch the Charlotte 49ers Women's Volleyball at Elon University.
- 9/10-9/11: Faculty from the Department of Dance present a compelling program of contemporary and Odissi dance.
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