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Get to Know: Keith Wassum

   June 24, 2019

For 40 years, Keith Wassum, the associate vice chancellor for business services, has been a tireless advocate for all things UNC Charlotte. His reputation on campus is that of highest compliment. He is known to always have students’ best interest in mind when making decisions or proposing new ideas.

Keith is often...

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Wassum’s Last Blood Drive Exceeds Goal

   June 24, 2019

When asked why he’s so passionate about giving blood, Keith Wassum always responds, “Because, it’s needed and I can. Not everyone can donate, so I do.”

Thursday, June 20, marked Keith’s 12th and final Business Services and Red Cross co-sponsored blood drive on campus. He and the Red Cross always set a collection goal for each event;...

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PPS RECEIVES CRISIS INTERVENTION AWARD

   June 18, 2019
Dedication, service and courage—these were the three words stressed by Ebony Rao of the Mecklenburg County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) regarding the UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety Department, which received an award for its actions taken on April 30.

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A Charlotte Strong Edition of Minding Business

   May 30, 2019
A note of gratitude from Vice Chancellor Beth Hardin.

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PPS Honors Heroism of April 30 During Annual Awards Ceremony

   May 21, 2019

UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety’s annual awards ceremony, held on May 17 in conjunction with National Police Week, had new meaning this year after the events of April 30.

Following a moment of silence in memory of Reed Parlier and Riley Howell and in honor of the four students injured in the attack, Police Chief Jeff...

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University appoints new associate vice chancellor for business services

   April 29, 2019

Rich Steele has been appointed UNC Charlotte’s new associate vice chancellor for business services. He will begin work on campus May 20 and officially assume his new role on July 1. He succeeds Keith Wassum, who is retiring after 40 years of service to the University. 

Steele will be responsible for the overall...

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April Congratulations

Kudos to these employees.
   April 24, 2019

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Get to know: Brad Caudle

   April 19, 2019

A long-standing goal, Facilities Management Grounds added its first arborist to the team on June 25, 2018. Brad Caudle, a certified arborist through the International Society of Arborists (ISA), oversees all of the care and maintenance needs for trees throughout the developed portion of campus.

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Earth Month draws record numbers of volunteers

   April 19, 2019

April is often nicknamed Earth Month due to nationally recognized events such as Earth Day, National Day of Service and National Volunteer Week. Both the sustainability and recycling units in Facilities Management took advantage of the month of April to spread awareness of sustainable practices and provide the campus community opportunities to get involved. This year saw a large...

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Closer Look: Clean State Audit

   April 17, 2019
UNC Charlotte recently received its fiscal year 2018 audited financial report from the Office of the State Auditor. The report showed no findings, and there were no material changes to the university’s exhibits, demonstrating the strength of UNC Charlotte’s financial position and its internal controls.

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