Meet Trent Barnes, facility planner for Business Services. Learn about his responsibility as Business Services’ facility planner and what he likes most about the job. How would you describe your role and responsibilities?As the facility planner, the primary purpose of my role is to support and manage the various projects of business services, forecast projects […]

More than 80 local women- and minority-owned businesses participated in UNC Charlotte’s inaugural Historically Underutilized Business Expo on Tuesday, April 23, held in the quad area across from the Popp Martin Student Union. “As a University, we strive to ensure that businesses, owned and operated by minorities, women and individuals with disabilities, have access to […]

In order to maintain the stringent requirements of accreditation established by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), the UNC Charlotte Police Department must undergo an assessment every four years. The department first earned this international distinction in 2016. It will once again undergo an onsite assessment June 17-19, 2024. In addition, the […]

UNC Charlotte’s inaugural Historically Underutilized Business Expo will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, in the quad area across from the Popp Martin Student Union at 8838 Craver Rd. More than 80 local women- and minority-owned businesses have registered to be a part of the HUB Expo. Industries that will […]

Meet Jenny Washam, engagement coordinator for the Office of Sustainability. Learn how she engages students on campus, and about the wolf howling trip she took. How would you describe your role and responsibilities?My primary role is to engage with students to raise awareness and create excitement about sustainability on campus. This involves organizing events and […]

Meet Tiffani McCain, the director of staff position and performance management. She has a wealth of human resources and institutional knowledge both from business affairs and academic affairs perspectives. Learn more about her role, her avid running passion and her Girl Scout troop leadership. How long have you been a member of Niner Nation? I […]

Tips for winter travel: Tips for using a space heater on campus: In order to have a space heater in an area, you will need the following authorization: Tips for heating your home:

Rich Steele, associate vice chancellor for facilities management, has announced that he will depart the University effective January 31. Steele has accepted the role of chief executive officer of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services. Steele joined UNC Charlotte in 2019 as associate vice chancellor for business services and transitioned into facilities management in […]

The Department of Safety and Security continues to assess and improve campus safety. While the University has many policies, processes and employees dedicated to making campus as safe as possible, there are a few recent and ongoing upgrades that are taking place to further support those efforts. Learn more about each project, office or concept […]

By Jordan Estabrook UNC Charlotte has a long-standing partnership with the North Carolina Research Center (NCRC) in Kannapolis. Due to this collaboration, UNC Charlotte and NCRC are finding innovative ways to assist local organizations in a cost-effective way to benefit the community.  Just north of Charlotte, the NCRC conducts scientific nutrition, agriculture and human health […]

Just because students are gone doesn’t mean the hard work stops. Business Affairs keeps UNC Charlotte running throughout the summer in a multitude of different ways. See a glimpse of what your business affairs colleagues are up to, and thank you for all your hard work this summer!  Facilities Management The grounds crew works year-round […]

Meet alumna Heather Kloeker-Webster, interim Threat Assessment and Management coordinator, and learn about her important role in keeping the University safe, her dedication to being a Niner and how she spends her spare time. What is the Office of Threat Assessment and Management and what is your role?The Office of Threat Assessment and Management is […]

On Wednesday, June 14, Chancellor Gaber held the annual Chancellor’s Staff Appreciation Event at After Hours in the Cone University Center. This included an assortment of different cuisines, ice cream and beverages, as well as massages provided by the massage therapy students at Southeastern College. Take a look back at the event and join us […]

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte experienced a discharge of untreated wastewater on June 26, 2023, measuring an estimated 10,000 gallons from its collection system components located near the intersection of Cameron Boulevard and University Road. The untreated wastewater was discharged into Toby Creek. The University has taken immediate action that stopped the discharge […]

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 […]

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 […]

35 Years Joyce Clay, Facilities Management 25 Years Marianne Hahn, Financial Services Elzy Neely, Facilities Management 20 Years Paula Boettcher, OneIT-Financial Systems Support Michelle Hill, Safety and Security Lou Ann Lamb, Business Services Robert Robinson, Facilities Management Lee Anne Tisdale, Facilities Management ​ 15 Years Arnulfo Argueta, Facilities Management Bill Cavelli, Facilities Management John Cashion, […]

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 2021 Staff Employee of the Year awards. There were many worthy nominees in […]