Queens University of Charlotte is a private, co-educational, comprehensive university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The school has approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students through the College of Arts and science, the McColl School of Business, the Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, the James L. Knight School of Communication, Hayworth College for Adult Studies and the Andrew Blair College of Health, which features the Presbyterian School of Nursing. Established in 1857, the university offers 39 undergraduate majors and 80 concentrations, and 19 graduate programs. Wikipedia.
News Article | May 9, 2017
Kristian Hunter and Dr. James Moss WEDDING CEREMONY, The Belk Chapel at Queens University of Charlotte 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte , North Carolina 28207 -- Annoucement of weddingin June of 2017 on Saturday the 24thYou are invited5:00 PM, June 24, 2017The Belk Chapel at Queens University of Charlotte1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte , North Carolina 28207Please join us in celebrating the great things He has done! We are excited to invite you to sing, dance and join the great cloud of witnesses as we become husband and wife. At 8pm - Dinner and dancing is an invitation only event which will be held on the 2nd floor of the Urban Garden The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte 201 East Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 282027:30 PM, June 23, 2017Charlotte Marriott City Center100 West Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202A festive day of Fun and celibrationCome join usMembers of the wedding party and our visiting guests are invited to join us for dinner and a pre-wedding celebration.Come join us for a day of celibration, Dinner and dancing Fun.We look forward to seeing you soon please contact us by email or phone 4045858127 Visit us at http://www.kristianandjames.com/
News Article | May 19, 2017
A leader in higher education and prominent member of the Charlotte health community, Queens University of Charlotte recently began recruitment efforts for the inaugural cohort of its online Master of Health Administration. The program’s curriculum arms students with the skills, knowledge and expertise to approach and address the unique nuances healthcare organizations face using a business-minded and operational perspective. Students are prepared to lead the implementation of sound business practices that support healthier organizations, patients and communities. Healthcare to date is America’s fastest growing industry with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting 9.8 million new jobs by 2024. This rapid growth will force healthcare facilities and organizations of all sizes to expand personnel across many organizational levels. As a result, there is a critical need for credentialed leaders with the foresight to anticipate industry change, manage cross-functional teams and position healthcare organizations for continued growth. Offered exclusively online, the Master of Health Administration provides healthcare professionals with the targeted skills needed to not only advance, but also thrive. “The great thing about Queens online MHA program is that students come from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds, but all share a passion for the field of healthcare leadership. ... This creates a distinct learning environment for students to learn and grow, guided by our distinguished faculty,” said Dr. Maureen Walsh Koricke, program director for the Master of Health Administration. “This creates an enriching, innovative and engaging learning experience. Students learn just as much from one another as they do from our distinguished faculty.” Queens prides itself on its applied approach to learning. Students in the online MHA program will benefit from course topics and discussions that are infused with real-world scenarios. While theoretical discussion plays a part in the curriculum, applied learning is the primary focus. The first cohort for Queens University of Charlotte’s online Master of Health Administration is slated for Fall 2017 and the university is currently accepting applications. To learn more about the program please visit online.queens.edu or call toll free 866-313-2356. About Queens University of Charlotte: Queens University of Charlotte is a master’s-level university with a commitment to both liberal arts and professional studies. Located in the heart of historic Charlotte, North Carolina, Queens offers undergraduate, graduate and online degrees such as a highly regarded MBA program, a Low-Residency MFA program and an online Master of Science in Nursing degree. Notable recognition includes being ranked No. 22 among regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report in 2017.
News Article | May 18, 2017
VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, today announced that Alma Beciragic, a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been chosen as the recipient of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2017 American Water Scholarship. The scholarship is an annual award of $5,000 presented to a graduate level student to assist with the development of professionals interested in service to the water industry. "American Water is pleased to present this prestigious award to Alma, who was selected among 54 outstanding applicants," said Dr. Mark LeChevallier, vice president and chief science advisor, and member of the award selection committee. "Not only is Alma an exceptional scholar, she has the credibility to take on a future leadership role in the stewardship of environmental protection. We are honored to help advance her drinking water research studies." Alma was selected for this scholarship due to her exceptional academic abilities, outstanding character, community and outreach experience and dedication to contribute to the advancement of science in the field of drinking water. Her current research is focused on examining membrane systems to treat impaired water sources to produce high-quality drinking water. Alma was born in Zagreb, Croatia, and came to the United States as a refugee in 1994. In June 2010, she was awarded a presidential scholarship to attend Queens University of Charlotte. During her time there, she studied environmental science and chemistry, and participated in numerous research projects on federal and local levels. Alma worked with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Geodetic Survey Remote Sensing Division on shoreline uncertainty visualization. She also worked with Charlotte Water on various continuous improvement projects studying climate change adaptability, fleet fuel efficiency, and business cost minimization. In May 2014, she graduated as salutatorian, and is now is pursuing a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as an EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellow. Administered by AWWA, American Water's Scholarship is currently the only one offered by a water utility among the Association’s 16 active scholarships. For more information about AWWA scholarships, visit http://www.awwa.org/membership/get-involved/student-center/awwa-scholarships.aspx. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting amwater.com. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for American Water.
News Article | April 17, 2017
The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has announced North Carolina’s best online colleges and universities for 2017. 31 four-year schools made the list, with North Carolina State University at Raleigh, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Appalachian State University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro taking the top five spots. Of the 44 two-year colleges that also made the list, Piedmont Community College, Forsyth Technical Community College, Durham Technical Community College, Blue Ridge Community College and Pitt Community College were top five schools. “The schools on our list have dedicated themselves to providing students with the tools they need to earn an online certificate or degree without sacrificing quality,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “Our analysis of government data shows that these accredited North Carolina schools have stellar student services and program offerings to suit the needs of even the busiest student.” To earn a spot on the “Best Online Schools in North Carolina” list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also judged based on additional metrics including financial aid availability, the number of student services, academic counseling student/teacher ratios and graduation rates. For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit: The Best Online Four-Year Schools in North Carolina for 2017 include the following: Appalachian State University Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Campbell University Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary East Carolina University Fayetteville State University Gardner-Webb University John Wesley University Lees-McRae College Lenoir-Rhyne University Methodist University Mid-Atlantic Christian University Montreat College North Carolina A & T State University North Carolina Central University North Carolina State University at Raleigh Pfeiffer University Piedmont International University Queens University of Charlotte Salem College St Andrews University The College at Southeastern University of Mount Olive University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Carolina at Greensboro University of North Carolina at Pembroke University of North Carolina Wilmington Wake Forest University Western Carolina University Winston-Salem State University The Best Online Two-Year Schools in North Carolina for 2017 include the following: Alamance Community College Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Beaufort County Community College Bladen Community College Blue Ridge Community College Brunswick Community College Cape Fear Community College Carteret Community College Central Carolina Community College Central Piedmont Community College Cleveland Community College Coastal Carolina Community College College of the Albemarle Craven Community College Davidson County Community College Durham Technical Community College Edgecombe Community College Fayetteville Technical Community College Forsyth Technical Community College Gaston College Guilford Technical Community College Haywood Community College Lenoir Community College Mayland Community College Mitchell Community College Montgomery Community College Pamlico Community College Piedmont Community College Pitt Community College Richmond Community College Roanoke-Chowan Community College Robeson Community College Sandhills Community College South Piedmont Community College Southwestern Community College Stanly Community College Surry Community College Tri-County Community College Vance-Granville Community College Wake Technical Community College Wayne Community College Western Piedmont Community College Wilkes Community College Wilson Community College ### About Us: AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable, quality education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success.
News Article | May 3, 2017
LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has analyzed more than a dozen metrics to determine the best two-year and four-year schools in North Carolina for 2017. 50 four-year colleges and universities were ranked, and Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Wake Forest University and Queens University of Charlotte were the top five. Of the 50 two-year schools also made the list, with McDowell Technical Community College, Rockingham Community College, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Pitt Community College and Durham Technical Community College taking the top five positions. A complete list of schools is included below. “Students in North Carolina have a lot of options when it comes to earning a certificate or degree, but the schools on our list have distinguished themselves as being a cut above the rest,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Not only do they offer solid educational programs, they also have career services that lead to strong post-college earnings.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in North Carolina” list, all schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is ranked on additional statistics including the number of degree programs offered, the availability of career and academic resources, the opportunity for financial aid, graduation rates and annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in North Carolina” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in North Carolina for 2017 include: Appalachian State University Barton College Belmont Abbey College Bennett College Brevard College Campbell University Catawba College Chowan University Davidson College Duke University East Carolina University Elizabeth City State University Elon University Fayetteville State University Gardner-Webb University Greensboro College Guilford College High Point University Johnson C Smith University Lees-McRae College Lenoir-Rhyne University Livingstone College Mars Hill University Meredith College Methodist University Montreat College North Carolina A & T State University North Carolina Central University North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina Wesleyan College Pfeiffer University Piedmont International University Queens University of Charlotte Saint Augustine's University Salem College Shaw University St Andrews University University of Mount Olive University of North Carolina at Asheville University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Carolina at Greensboro University of North Carolina at Pembroke University of North Carolina Wilmington Wake Forest University Warren Wilson College Western Carolina University William Peace University Wingate University Winston-Salem State University The Best Two-Year Colleges in North Carolina for 2017 include: Alamance Community College Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Beaufort County Community College Bladen Community College Blue Ridge Community College Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Cape Fear Community College Carolinas College of Health Sciences Carteret Community College Catawba Valley Community College Central Carolina Community College Central Piedmont Community College Cleveland Community College Coastal Carolina Community College College of the Albemarle Craven Community College Davidson County Community College Durham Technical Community College Fayetteville Technical Community College Forsyth Technical Community College Gaston College Guilford Technical Community College Halifax Community College Haywood Community College James Sprunt Community College Johnston Community College Lenoir Community College Martin Community College McDowell Technical Community College Mitchell Community College Montgomery Community College Nash Community College Pamlico Community College Piedmont Community College Pitt Community College Randolph Community College Rockingham Community College Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Sandhills Community College South Piedmont Community College Southeastern Community College Southwestern Community College Stanly Community College Surry Community College Vance-Granville Community College Wake Technical Community College Wayne Community College Western Piedmont Community College Wilkes Community College Wilson Community College ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.