Awards and honors

Adam Reitzel and Juan Vivero-Escoto honored for research and mentoring excellence

Charlotte faculty members Adam Reitzel and Juan Vivero-Escoto are the 2024 recipients of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal and the Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor Award, respectively. They were honored at a faculty awards ceremony, May 13. “Our faculty have led our ascent to top-tier research status, helping us serve our region and […]

Fred Klein receives UNC Charlotte Distinguished Service Award

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Fred Klein, senior managing partner at Childress Klein, one of the largest full-service commercial real estate firms in the southeast, is the 2024 recipient of the UNC Charlotte Distinguished Service Award.

UNC Charlotte receives free expression award

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UNC Charlotte has received joint national recognition for its work to promote free expression and for serving as role models for other research institutions, according to Heterodox Academy.

Charlotte junior Jalen London selected for Amgen Scholars program

UNC Charlotte junior Jalen London has been selected for the competitive Amgen Scholars program and will conduct research this summer at Harvard University. 

For Winston-Salem native London — a Martin Scholar, nursing major and member of the Honors College and nursing honors program — the Amgen program will allow him to continue research he began at Harvard last summer. 

Theatre professor Carlos Cruz presented Engaged Faculty Award

CarlosAlexis Cruz, associate professor of theatre, is the 2024 Engaged Faculty Award  recipient as presented by North Carolina Campus Engagement.

UNC Charlotte leaders named to Who’s Who in Black Charlotte

Five members of UNC Charlotte’s faculty or staff have been named to Who’s Who in Black Charlotte. An entity of Real Times Media, Who’s Who in Black Charlotte documents the positive achievements of Black Charlotteans who are making outstanding contributions to the communities and organizations they serve. 

Nominations sought for honorary degrees

A highlight of commencement is the recognition of individuals for exceptional and distinctive service to the University or the greater community through the awarding of an honorary degree from UNC Charlotte. The Nominations, Honors and Awards Committee is seeking assistance in nominating persons for this honor.

The University’s Board of Trustees has established the following criteria regarding prospective nominees:

Exum, Beete named 2023 Teaching Excellence Award winners

M. Lyn Exum and Deborah Beete are the 2023 recipients of the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence and UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence, respectively.

Charlotte faculty members recognized as diversity leaders

UNC Charlotte faculty members Brittany Anderson, Janaki Gooty, Tehia Starker Glass and John Tobias ’94 are among the top 100 “power players” helping to build a more diverse, inclusive Queen City.

W. Frank Dowd IV and Roddey Dowd Jr. receive UNC Charlotte Distinguished Service Award

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W. Frank Dowd IV and Roddey Dowd Jr. are the 2023 recipients of the UNC Charlotte Distinguished Service Award.