Nixon wins Student Employee of the Year Award
With nearly 30,500 students enrolled at UNC Charlotte, many gain valuable experience and opportunities through student employment. However, few students take the reins and make the most robust contributions and impact like Grace Nixon has, which earned her the 2022 Student Employee of the Year Award.
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- It's official! Per last week's Charlotte student-only vote, “The 49th Acre” is the new name for the Student Outdoor Event Venue and Tailgate Park. The 49th Acre will provide year-round opportunities for large student gatherings, including tailgating prior to Charlotte 49ers football games. Thank you to all the students who participated in this process!
- The Golden Owl Tavern, located inside the UNC Charlotte Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, is offering a buy one/get one free lunch special for the month of May! This offer, open to anyone with a valid UNC Charlotte ID, applies to tables of six people or less and cannot be combined with any other promos.
- Duo announced, starting Thursday, May 5, logins won’t work in the following countries or regions: Cuba, North Korea, Iran, Sudan, Syria, Crimea region, Sevastopol region, Donetsk region and Luhansk region. Access will be blocked to comply with U.S. regulations. Students, faculty and staff traveling to or living in these countries or regions will need to contact the OneIT Service Desk, 7-5500 or help.charlotte.edu, to maintain access to UNC Charlotte accounts when abroad. See this FAQ for more details.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- University recreation and Chartwells are collaborating to provide free meal kits for faculty and staff. These meal kits include all the necessary ingredients to make this simple and healthy meal on your own.
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Exams are on the way, and Atkins Library has you covered with its #DeStressforSuccess opportunities to relax, reset and de-stress while you study. Among the options to enjoy are meditation to music, donuts and therapy dogs.
Apply for a paid IT Service Desk position! No experience needed, 20 hours minimum, great networking opportunity.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
Teacher Appreciation Week: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we are highlighting some of the Cato College of Education’s achievements — showcasing Charlotte’s dedication to training future educators and supporting alumni. Throughout the week, we will feature alumni educators and our students who are doing great things in our community and beyond.
Jack Scheff, professor of geography and earth sciences and a climate change expert, participated in a panel discussion about climate trends.
Amy Tipton, assistant director of the Botanical Gardens art faculty, Marek Ranis and Tom Schmidt; and three students spoke to WBTV News about the April 30 remembrance sculpture.
- 5/3: The Men's and Women's Choruses perform back-to-back concerts.
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