The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, cognizant of its history as the foundational college at UNC Charlotte, North Carolina’s urban research university, advances the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge in the traditional areas of liberal arts and sciences and in emerging areas of study.
UNC Charlotte political science and public administration researcher Eric S. Heberlig has received a national prize for the most significant book on the U.S. Congress, awarded by the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation. The foundation awarded the D.B. Hardeman Prize to Heberlig and Bruce A. Larson of Gettysburg College.
For his work as a mentor, UNC Charlotte Communication Studies staff member David Landrum has received the 2014 North Carolina Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service. This award is the highest honor a state employee may receive.
Six UNC Charlotte students from varied backgrounds will act as student advisors to the Dean’s Office in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, drawing from their experiences with their studies, internships, and leadership positions.
UNC Charlotte biology major Kayla Kinard has defeated struggles and overcome obstacles that could have stopped her in her mission for an education. Instead, she has found her efforts rewarded with one of six GSK Opportunity Scholarships, awarded to students who have conquered adversity to pursue education.