Summer 2022 internships: What did students learn?
From nonprofits to investment firms, Business Niners spent the summer applying skills learned in the classroom and gaining real-world experience.
- Jeffrey B. Leak has been appointed interim associate dean of the Honors College, effective Monday, Aug. 1, where he will manage the day-to-day functions of the University Honors Program.
- The fall 2022 admissions deadline for doctoral, master’s and certificate programs was extended to Monday, Aug. 15, at 11:59 p.m. The post-baccalaureate application is extended to Friday, Aug. 26.
- Penny Hawkins has been appointed interim associate vice chancellor of development.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- A reminder: Eligible employees who receive and submit documentation on or before Aug. 31, 2022, of their first COVID-19 booster vaccine will receive eight hours of COVID Booster Leave. Review the COVID-19 HR information website for details.
- Colleagues across campus are coming together to support student registration over the next couple of weeks. Expanded advising and registration support is being offered by all colleges, and additional communications are being sent to eligible non-registered incoming and continuing students. If you have a student who needs assistance registering for classes, please direct them to the Academic and Advising website.
- Back-to-School workshops through the Center for Teaching and Learning are available Monday, Aug. 8, through Friday, Aug. 19, to get your courses ready for fall. Print a handy flier to have the entire schedule at your fingertips!
- To meet Affordable Care Act reporting requirements, the name and Social Security number for you and your covered dependents must be accurate in the online state insurance system. Please follow these directions to validate this information and notify the Benefits Office at 704-687-8134 of any discrepancies or if you have questions.
- Don't forget to register for University Convocation Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 9:30 a.m. in the Popp Martin Student Union, Multipurpose Room.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
Still not registered for fall classes? Don't miss out. Connect today for advising and help building your schedule.
BrightSmile for Students is a new dental insurance plan offering coverage and convenience designed especially for college students. Enrollment is underway through Friday, Sept. 30, for Charlotte students (and their spouses and dependents) who are seeking an option for affordable dental care.
Students with unused Declining Balance funds from fall 2021, spring 2022 or summer meal plans may use those funds until Aug. 10, 2022. To check your fund balance, log in to eAccounts. If you wish to make a donation of unused Declining Balance to a student experiencing food insecurity, you may do so through the Niner Diners Mobile App. Select "49er Gives" and the amount you would like to donate.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
Most admired CEO list features six 49er alumni
The Charlotte Business Journal’s sixth annual Most Admired CEO list highlights top leaders in the region in categories for commercial real estate; education; engineers, architects and contractors; financial services; hospitality; health and wellness; government, civic business and advocacy; nonprofits; professional services — accounting and consulting; professional services — advertising and marketing; residential real estate; retail; and technology. This year’s list includes six Charlotte alums.
Lisa Slattery Walker, associate provost for undergraduate education and dean of University College, commented in a story about how institutions are making an effort to engage students after a year or more of online learning.
John Connaughton, professor of economics, participated in a panel discussion on where the economy is headed and the impact of a possible recession.
- 8/28: The Over the Counter Improv workshop is designed to help folks develop quick-thinking skills, creativity, confidence, empathy and humor. The program delves into the science behind a lot of the exercises to help people strengthen the neural connections in the brain and understand what is happening in their mind during class.
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