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AREVA to Honor Engineering Leadership, Innovation

AREVA TN Americas and UNC Charlotte's William States Lee College of Engineering are partnering to recognize engineering and innovation in the Carolinas this fall through "Honoring our Legacy: Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders."

Mike McMahon, senior vice president of AREVA TN Americas, noted, "We are dedicated to investing in the development of engineers in order to ensure the strength of the nuclear industry in the future. AREVA TN has invested in the industrial base in the Carolinas and continues to invest in the growth of a strong pool of talented young engineers who will be vital to shaping the future of energy in our nation."

University Writing Program Schedules Conference

To address the complex issue of students' differing writing abilities, UNC Charlotte's University Writing Program will host writing instructors from throughout the region at its inaugural one-day regional writing conference on Friday, September 12. The event will be held at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte.

"Bridging Inquiries: Research, Process, and Literacy from High School to Higher Ed" will offer panels and round-table discussions on topics such as commonalities in curricula, partnerships across institutions, academic literacies, inquiry-guided learning and teaching, academic transferability, and best practices in the teaching of writing. Presenters will include educators and scholars from Charlotte-area K-12 schools, colleges, and universities. Publisher representatives will offer writing resources for purchase, and lunch will provide a space for exchange and discussion.

Registration details and additional information can be found online.