Theater and Film professor Jay Morong helps open The Independent Picture House in NoDa.
- Gotcha Powered by BOLT is no longer offering on-campus bike and e-scooter rentals for the foreseeable future. Monthly subscription holders should cancel their accounts to ensure they are not charged the subscription fee.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- University Convocation is set for 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17, in the Popp Martin Student Union, Multipurpose Room. Please register to attend.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
The annual tradition of New Student Convocation returns in person this fall at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21. All students from the class of 2026 (first-year students) and incoming transfer students are invited.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
Patty Cox earns trio of national awards for climate change videos
Patty Cox joined UNC Charlotte as assistant director for Student Niner Media in January, but her efforts before arriving at the University have earned national recognition. Cox, who previously worked for a decade at the Weather Channel, earned awards for three stories she helped produce as editor-in-chief.
- 8/3: UNC Charlotte and boutique jeweler Kendra Scott are partnering for a fundraising event to benefit the Ellis Reed Parlier Scholarship. Scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 3, the fundraiser will be at Kendra Scott’s SouthPark location. Shoppers whose in-store purchases total $100 or more will receive a free gift, while supplies last.
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