Important Academic Affairs Updates, New Queen Bee in South Village and more

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Val Sosa-Gutierrez ’18 serves as assistant director of the Forty-Niner Intensive Transition Program. Learn more about her role, the FIT program and how she enjoys spending her time outside of work.

Attention Faculty

Academic Affairs Weekly News Digest graphic

UNC Charlotte faculty officially approved the adoption of an Open Access Policy for campus. Learn more about the policy, along with other important updates in this week’s Academic Affairs Weekly News Digest.

Faculty / Staff Announcements

Only at Charlotte

Charlotte's Queen Bee

There is a new queen bee at South Village, and her name is Clover.

Charlotte 49er racing team

Did you know?

Charlotte’s 49ers racing team placed second overall among 108 of the world’s best at this year’s Formula SAE competition held at Michigan International Speedway; the car was fully designed, engineered and raced by the student team from start to record-breaking finish.

Student Announcements

  • Vote for your favorite cap in the graduation cap contest! Hurry, voting closes at noon today!
  • There is a new queen bee at South Village, and her name is Clover.
  • Please avoid skateboarding, rollerblading or using other devices on campus fixtures such as walls, rails and benches. This is dangerous and is causing damage on campus.

Show Us your 49er spirit!

49er women's outdoor track and field

Congratulations to the 49ers women’s track and field team for winning the 2024 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship last week in San Antonio. Submit your 49er spirit photo to

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