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NCDOT to conduct drone testing, host workshop on campus
Monday, July 10, 2017

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will host a “Drone Workshop for Commercial and Government Operators” from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, July 27, in the Cone University Center. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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University welcomes new employees
Friday, June 30, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff members during the June 27-28 New Employee Orientation session:

Athletics Ivo Simonvic,...


ID cards needed to raise parking gates beginning June 27
Monday, June 26, 2017

Members of the University community will need to use their 49er ID cards to access the CRI, Union, Cone (faculty/staff west side only) and North decks beginning Tuesday, June 27. Tapping the card at a contactless reader will raise the gates for entry and exit.

The card will...


Light Rail Connects Us: Testing arrives on campus
Monday, June 19, 2017

Father’s Day, June 18, marked a milestone for the CATS Blue Line Extension. For the first time, a LYNX train arrived at the UNC Charlotte Main Station, as part of ongoing testing of the system. CATS officials and contractors continue preparations for full operation of the extension,...


PPS honors employees during annual awards ceremony
Thursday, June 1, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety Department (PPS) recently honored outstanding employees during its annual awards ceremony, held in conjunction with National Police Week.

James Stone was recognized as Officer of the Year. Reggie Faggart, a ranger, was named the Civilian Employee...


Parking notes for exam week and summer
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

PaTS will be relaxing parking enforcement Wednesday, May 3 through Friday, May 12.

What the means specifically is that:

Permits are still required to park

Meters are enforced

Visitor deck fees must be paid

​Any semester...


University to test alert system April 19
Monday, April 17, 2017

UNC Charlotte will test its new emergency alert system, Rave, on the morning of Wednesday, April 19.  This system will allow the University to send text and emails simultaneously – as well as push to other alert systems, such as the LiveSafe app and on-campus digital screens.

Some...


Human Resources honors Student Employee of the Year
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Student Employee of the Year Stacey Myers plans to put her work experience with Recreational Services to use as a graduate assistant this fall.

The Georgia native, who is scheduled to graduate in May, will oversee personal fitness at the University of Central Florida – with plans for a...


Challenges faced by internal auditors
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Internal audit is a fascinating and dynamic profession, but it does not come without challenges. Some of the challenges are an appealing part of the job.

“One example is the challenge that comes with learning about a new area each time we perform a different engagement, which usually...


Know your protections and responsibilities under FMLA
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Employers have a responsibility to make employees aware of their rights under the federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). 

FMLA provides employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid job protection, based on eligibility, for authorized medical, compelling family and...