Mark West Awarded Statewide Award for Excellence in Public Service

Mark West Awarded Statewide Award for Excellence in Public Service

   April 3, 2020

Congratulations to Mark West, a colleague who has devoted his 35-year career at UNC Charlotte to advancing children’s literacy, for having been awarded the Governor James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service.

Given by the UNC System Board of Governors, this award recognizes and rewards sustained, distinguished and superb achievement in university public service...

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Mourning the Death of Frederik Smith

Mourning the Death of Frederik Smith

   March 27, 2020

Dr. Frederik N. Smith, a retired professor and former chair of the Department of English at UNC Charlotte, died on March 20, 2020. He is survived by his wife Jane, daughter Kirsten and her spouse, and a young grandson.

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COVID-19

   March 17, 2020

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, the English Department office will be closed until further notice.

Staff and faculty are teleworking. Please contact individual staff or faculty members by phone or email.

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Elizabeth Gargano's Novel is Published

Elizabeth Gargano's Novel is Published

   February 24, 2020

Elizabeth Gargano, an accomplished poet and Victorian scholar, has just published her first novel, Cassandra's Eye with Belle Lutte Press.  The title of the novel refers to an art gallery which has been a driving force in the life of the protagonist, Shanti Costello. Now, as she nears...

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Professor Lara Vetter Receives the Reynolds Leadership Award

Professor Lara Vetter Receives the Reynolds Leadership Award

   February 19, 2020

Professor Lara Vetter is the recipient of the  2020 Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award, which honors excellence in the overall management of a graduate program.  Graduate Program Directors (GPD) and Coordinators (GPC) play an important and pivotal role in the success of graduate programs. In addition to managing enrollment, Graduate...

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