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Washington Center Honors UNC Charlotte
The Washington Center has named UNC Charlotte its New Affiliate of the Year for 2014. The honor recognizes the University’s consistent and exceptional support of and partnership with the Washington Center.
Mike Smith, president of the Washington Center, stated UNC Charlotte and other center award recipients are shining examples of higher education institutions and organizations that place a priority on experiential learning.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, nonprofit organization that serves hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C., for academic credit. It is the largest program of its kind.
Hardin Among City’s Top CFOs
Elizabeth Hardin, vice chancellor for business affairs, recently was named one of Charlotte’s Chief Financial Officers of the Year by the Charlotte Business Journal. She was honored in the category large nonprofit/government organization.
As UNC Charlotte’s chief financial and administrative officer, Hardin is responsible for the University’s fiscal management and audit, facilities development and operation, human resources, public safety, technical operations and planning, business continuity and auxiliary services.
The Charlotte Business Journal solicited nominations for its CFO of the Year, which were evaluated by representatives from its partner Financial Executives International. Judges focused on nominees’ financial accomplishments, scope of responsibilities, respect and influence with their companies/organizations and a demonstrated commitment to fiscal integrity and accountability.