Education (majors/minors, certificate programs, etc.)

49erNext

49erNext is a co-admission program that partners with NC community colleges to implement an integrated set of strategies to achieve significant improvements in college completion rates and narrowing of attainments gaps for low income, underrepresented and first-...

Profound Niners

The Profound Niners internship is a paid pathway to teaching for Charlotte male students fo color who meet eligibility criteria. During this semester-long experience, interns gain authentic exposure to K-12 education through classroom mentorship, professional...

UNC Charlotte Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence

Joshua Miller is a co-principal investigator for an award from the Office of Director of National Intelligence. This award is a collaboration with three HBCUs--Johnson C. Smith University, South Carolina State University, and Winston-Salem State University. The $1.5...

Anti-Racism Graduate Certificate Program

The Graduate Certificate in Anti-Racism provides a coherent curriculum that draws from four content courses addressing race and racism in professional or organizational spaces. The Certificate caters to individuals interested in an advanced degree that provides an...

Undergraduate Curriculum

A core learning goal for all undergraduate business students is: “Students will demonstrate knowledge of global and diversity concepts.”

Teaching and Research Activities for John Szmer, Professor

CLAS Department Diversity Liaison POLS representative (John Szmer) Research Projects- book that examines how institutions and contexts, broadly, affect how diversity influences processes on a variety of collegial courts (i.e., courts that collectively make decisions...

ETCM Engineering Engage

The ETCM Committee on Diversity, Engagement and Inclusion is at the very early stages of the Engineering Engage planning process. The first committee meeting was held on February with the purpose to make a positive, meaningful impact on education in Title I schools...

Charlotte AHEC Scholars

I serve on the Charlotte AHEC Scholars Regional Advisory Board for their diversity project (diverse students in health career professions programs) and I mentor one of the students (Vietnamese). Purpose/goals: recruits, trains, and supports a diverse group of...

Masculinity and Male Privilege in Greek Life

An undergraduate communications course on the Socialization of Masculinity

Additional course focus and assignments

I added a section to Scene Design I that focuses on African American centered play – "Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege." Students were required to use one of the short plays for their scene design final project. We engaged in course...