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Accreditation commission to assess PPS Communications Center

   July 29, 2021
As part of its initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), the UNC Charlotte Department of Police and Public Safety (PPS) Communications Center must undergo an assessment. This is the Communications Center’s first review cycle; an assessment will follow every four years.

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Get to Know: Stephanie Elaine Krull

   June 25, 2021
Learn how a fifth grade field trip led to an ever-changing career in landscaping for Stephanie Elaine Krull, landscape projects supervisor in Facilities Management. Krull and her team keep the campus’s outdoor spaces beautiful and enjoyable year-round.

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UNC Charlotte Police Department’s K9 Barney has received donation of body armor

   June 15, 2021
UNC Charlotte Police Department’s K9 Barney has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Barney’s vest was embroidered with the sentiment “Honoring those who served and sacrificed”.

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Get to know: Lauren Hairston ‘21 and Darien Woods ‘21 MPH

   May 26, 2021
Every academic year, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) welcomes undergraduate and graduate students as interns and assistants. Many are studying public administration, political science, fire and safety engineering technology, or criminal justice. This year, however, both students were studying public health. Since fall 2020, Darien Woods and Lauren Hairston have supported OEM and the...

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Employee of the Year recipients honored at staff recognition event

   April 29, 2021

Eight employees were honored with the Employee of the Year Award during the 2021 virtual Staff Recognition event held on Friday, April 23. Four employees were recognized in the categories of devotion to duty, outstanding human relations, community and public service and safety and heroism. A team of four employees was selected in the category of innovation. ...

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A Spotlight on Business Affairs Employee of the Year Award Nominees

   April 29, 2021

Every year, UNC Charlotte awards and recognizes exemplary employees for their hard work and dedication to the campus community and beyond. In a year unlike any other, many employees nominated their teammates, colleagues, those they supervise and other University employees for the ...

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Congratulations to the Business Affairs employees who celebrated important service milestones in 2020!

   April 29, 2021

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Get to Know: Capt. Sarah Smyre

   April 28, 2021

Since the days of riding her bicycle to campus and attending basketball games as a child, Capt. Sarah Smyre has been carrying the seeds planted by UNC Charlotte in her heart. Years later those seeds would grow her desire to become an undergraduate and graduate student. And today, these experiences have blossomed into the Niner pride we see in her devotion to the University’s police...

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UNC Charlotte Police Department’s K9 Barney to get donation of body armor

   March 24, 2021

K9 Barney and Patrol Sergeant Santerrio Johnson UNC Charlotte Police Department’s K9 Barney will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest...

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How our staff members have practiced safety and displayed heroism

   March 9, 2021

There are times in UNC Charlotte history when staff members have made critical decisions in emergency situations at their own expense and safety, displaying great acts of heroism and saving lives. 

Each year, UNC Charlotte recognizes employees demonstrating outstanding judgment or courage in an emergency, whether they’re off duty or on...

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