News & Kudos

Category:Kudos

Friday, October 29, 2021 Dear Colleagues, I hope you are doing well and that your classes, research, and daily life are rich in every way possible.  It has been wonderful to see many of you in the department and to talk with you in person. Please drop by whenever you are on campus, even if for […]

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Dear Colleagues, It is hard to believe that September is coming to a close. I hope your semester has gone smoothly thus far and that you and your students are staying well.  Campus vaccination rates are strong and, while cases of COVID-19 have occurred, those numbers are not high:  https://emergency.charlotte.edu/covid-19-dashboard. I […]

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Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Dear Colleagues, We are more than halfway through August and classes begin next week. I know you are busy working on your syllabi and courses.  I thought I’d share with you some COVID-related FAQ pertinent to the start of the semester.  Please see the attached document, which contains information from the […]

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Saturday, July 31, 2021 Dear Colleagues, I can’t believe that the end of July is here and fall semester classes are just around the corner. I hope you have had a restful and/or rejuvenating summer and are looking forward to teaching again.  As a reminder, classes start Monday, August 23.  At the end of this email, […]

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Dear Colleagues, I hope you are enjoying your summer and are getting a well-deserved break.  I know Angie has communicated with you about the staff’s return to campus.  I will be in my office regularly after July 6th. I will probably work from home 1-2 days per week (not sure what […]

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Dear Colleagues, Now that the spring semester is over, I hope you are easing into summer and finding time for rest and relaxation, along with any research, summer teaching, or fall planning you may be doing. I want to thank everyone for your incredible support during my first semester back. I […]

Category:Kudos

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Dear Colleagues, As the semester begins to wind down, I have several kudos and reminders to share. I know this has been a challenging academic year, so I am hoping you have plans to rest, renew, and/or research over the summer. And I hope everyone has gotten or will get a COVID-19 […]

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Thursday, March 18, 2021 Dear Colleagues, It was good to see everyone at the English Department meeting last Friday. Thank you for attending and for all the hard work you do on behalf of the department and our students.  I’ve provided a few reminders at the end of this email. But first, I’d like to start […]