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Grant to Support Military Veterans

   December 3, 2018

Dr. Jae Hoon Lim and her colleagues received a $750,000 grant to help attract and support military veterans in earning graduate degrees in STEM disciplines, with particular emphasis on advanced degrees in mechanical engineering.

This new grant is for the program, “Engaging Military Veterans to Increase Engineering Enrollment and B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees Awarded.” The program’s goal...

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Ryan Miller received the ACPA Coalition for (Dis)ability Intersectionality Award

   November 6, 2018

Ryan Miller was selected to receive the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Coalition  for (Dis)ability Intersectionality Award. His research examining the intersecting identities of LGBTQ students with disabilities was recognized for  cultural competency and advocacy for the unique experiences and challenges that individuals with disabilities and...

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Kiran Budhrani Presents at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)

   November 5, 2018

Kiran Budhrani is an instructional designer at the Center for Teaching and Learning and doctoral student of Educational Leadership at UNC Charlotte. She represented the university at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention at Kansas City, Missouri last October 23-27, 2018, where she presented three research projects, was...

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Dr. Lisa Merriweather and Colleagues Awarded NSF Grant

   September 25, 2018

Dr. Lisa Merriweather and Colleagues Awarded NSF Grant

North Carolina State University, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, are collaborating to develop, implement and study the AGEP North Carolina Alliance model for creating institutional, department-level and faculty change to promote...

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CMS and UNC Charlotte Push for More Latino Leadership in Schools

   September 12, 2018

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and UNC Charlotte are collaborating to develop Latino leaders. Francisco Flores, Domingo Figueroa, Dominique Veloz and Alis Mulero are students in the Aspiring Principal program. You can read about these students in the Charlotte Observer.

 

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Younis honored by International Alliance for Invitational Education

   September 12, 2018

Dr. Matt Younis is an alumni of UNC Charlotte who is the Assistant Principal at Polo Ridge Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

His degrees include the Master of School Administration and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. He was the 2017-2018 recipient of the Legacy for Leadership Outstanding Dissertation Award. His dissertation was titled “Teachers’ Perspectives of the...

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Study of American, Chinese, and Indian Education

   July 11, 2018

Drs. Lynn Ahlgrim-Delzell, Florence Martin, and Chuang Wang and eight graduate students visited schools in China and India from June 9 to 24, 2018 for a study of comparison between American, Chinese, and Indian education. This is the fourth time our students visited China and the first time for India.

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Dr. Lisa Merriweather presents at the Revisioning Adult Higher Education Webinar Series

   June 25, 2018

Dr. Lisa Merriweather was invited by SUNY Empire State College to be part of the Revisioning Adult Higher Education Webinar Series -- Underrepresented Adults: Power and Identity in American Higher Education.  Her presentation was titled “Negotiating Polyrhythms: Moving Toward a Praxis of Inclusive Adult Education.”

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D'Amico named President of Council for the Study of Community Colleges

   June 14, 2018

At the April conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Mark D'Amico was named President-Elect of the national organization.  Over the next year, he will be responsible for planning the 2019 conference.  Beginning in March 2019, Mark will serve a one-year term as President of the Council.  

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Wang honored with de Silva Award

   June 13, 2018

The Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor Award was established in memory of Dr. Harshini V. de Silva, an associate professor of biology, and who was remembered for a deep dedication to the academic and professional development of graduate students.  The Chancellor’s Office and Graduate school annually recognize a full-time member of the graduate faculty who demonstrates outstanding...

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