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University Remembers Lasting Legacy Of Mary Harper

   October 6, 2020

Mary T. Harper, Ph.D., who played an important role in mentoring and teaching students at UNC Charlotte, developing African American studies at the University and in preserving the African American story in the Charlotte community, died on Oct. 1, 2020.

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GOVERNOR APPOINTS SOCIAL WORK PROFESSOR TO STATEWIDE TASK FORC

   July 16, 2020

Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed UNC Charlotte social work professor Sonyia Richardson, Ph.D., to a statewide task force on health inequities. The move comes as part of an ...

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Black Silence is my Weapon…Allow Me to Push!

By Dr. Sonyia Richardson
   June 6, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic resulting in disparate rates of death among Black and Brown people, African Americans are also dealing with the hefty weight of racism, murder by cops, and Amy Coopers of the world.

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Chancellor's Statement On George Floyd

   May 30, 2020

Like so many of you and others around the nation, I was heartbroken by George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on Monday night and the horrifying video of his final moments. The recent killings of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery are further examples of the systemic racial injustice that continues to plague our country.

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On Behalf of My Sisters: A Self-Help Curriculum for White Women

By Dr. Janaka Lewis
   May 30, 2020

Note: No one Black person can speak for all, but over the course of this week and the last three months, several years, decades, and centuries of constant death in the name of racist systems, institutions, and people, many of us have received numerous reachouts from friends in sympathy and asking how you might support.

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Promotions

Dr. Sonyia Richardson - CHHS School of Social Work promoted
   April 30, 2020

ANNOUNCED

Dr. Sonyia Richardson earned PhD and promoted to tenure-track assistant professor; transitioning out of BSW Program Director role.

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Community Engagement Award

Dr. Ticola Ross - CHHS School of Social Work
   April 29, 2020

Dr. Ticola Ross was awarded the Community Engagement award for the College of Health and Human Services

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CHHS Staff Employee of the Year Award

Shena Cunningham - Business Services Coordinator - CHHS
   April 29, 2020

Shena Cuningham awarded the CHHS Staff Employee of the Year Award.

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EHRA Staff Employee of the Year

Dr. Victor Mack Office of School & Community Partnerships - College of Education
   April 28, 2020

EHRA Staff Employee of the Year

From the nomination…

“Many of us throughout the college have benefitted from the nominee’s organization and leadership in planning educational outreach and inreach programs. He organizes countless professional development opportunities and conferences on the main UNC Charlotte campus and at Center City. Having attended a number of the conferences...

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Award of Exellence for Diversity

Dr. Tehia Glass - Department of Reading and Elementary Education
   April 27, 2020
Dr. Starker Glass received the Excellence for Diversity award.
 

Award of Excellence for Diversity

From the candidate’s nomination…

“When I was introduced to this professional last spring, we were
seeking a partner to assist in enhancing the diversity of our texts
across our nine schools. However, what Kannapolis City...

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