Sharon Thomas v. Charlie Nelms, No. 13-1898 (4th Cir. 2013)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 13-1898 SHARON THOMAS, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. CHARLIE NELMS, Individually and in his official capacity as Chancellor of North Carolina Central University; RAYMOND C. PIERCE, Individually and in his official capacity as Dean of the North Carolina Central School of Law; DAVID A. GREEN, Individually and in his official capacity as Associate Dean of North Carolina Central University School of Law; ANDRIA KNIGHT, Individually and in her official capacity as Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Director of NC Central University; NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY; LETITIA K. MELVIN, University Admin Mgr I; BIJOY K. SAHOO, Individually and in official capacity as Dean, School of Business; KAYE WEBB, Individually and in official capacity; VANESSA GREGORY, Individually and in official capacity - Employee Relations Manager; LAURIE CHAREST, Individually and in official capacity; AUDREY CRAWFORD-TURNER, Individually and in official capacity as Vice Chancellor of Human Resources; NORTH CAROLINA OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION; JULIA MANN, III, Individually and in official capacity as Director and Chief ALJ; LAMONT A. GOINS, Individually and in official capacity as Director, Civil Rights; JUNE M. SMITH, Individually and in official capacity as Civil Rights Compliance Manager; JOANNA A. FRENCH, Individually and in official capacity as Lead Civil Rights Investigator; TAMMY A. TOMPKINS, Individually and in official capacity as Lead Civil Rights Investigator; LARRY D. WILLIAMS, Individually and in official capacity as Civil Rights Investigator; THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA; CHARLES L. BECTON, Individually and in official capacity as Interim Chancellor; JEROME GOODWIN, Individually and in official capacity, Defendants - Appellees. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, at Greensboro. Catherine C. Eagles, District Judge. (1:09-cv-00491-CCE-LPA) Submitted: November 19, 2013 Before WYNN and Circuit Judge. FLOYD, Decided: November 21, 2013 Circuit Judges, and HAMILTON, Senior Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Sharon Thomas, Appellant Pro Se. Melissa Lou Trippe, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Olga Eugenia Vysotskaya de Brito, Assistant Attorney General, Raleigh, North Carolina, for Appellees. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. 2 PER CURIAM: Sharon Thomas appeals the district court s order dismissing her complaint for failing to properly serve process. * We have reviewed the record and find no reversible error. Accordingly, we grant Thomas leave to proceed in forma pauperis and affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. Thomas v. Nelms, No. 1:09-cv-00491-CCE-LPA (M.D.N.C. Apr. 23, 2013). We dispense contentions with are oral argument adequately because presented in the facts and the materials legal before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED * Thomas also seeks to appeal the district court s denial of her Fed. R. Civ. P. 59(e) motion. We conclude that we lack jurisdiction over an appeal from that motion because Thomas did not file a new notice of appeal or amend her notice of appeal to embrace the district court s order. See Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(4)(B)(ii). 3