25 Things to Do This Summer

Categories: Students

There’s so much to do on campus and in the Charlotte region during the summer. Check out a farmers market, participate in fun summer UREC activities, ride light rail, paddle boat with a friend — the possibilities are endless. We made a list of 25 things you can do. Happy first day of summer, Niners!

Understanding the May 23 UNC System policy update

Categories: Faculty/Staff, Students

On May 23, 2024, the UNC System Board of Governors voted to repeal Section 300.8.5 of the UNC Policy Manual, Policy on Diversity and Inclusion Within the University of North Carolina, and 300.8.5[R] of the UNC Policy Manual, Regulation on Diversity and Inclusion Within the University of North Carolina, and replace them with the superseding […]

Inspirational Messages

Categories: Students

Congratulations to this year’s student commencement speakers Sarah Herrera, Amelia Todd, Ella Kellner and Abhishek Shibu. Sarah N. Herrera, social work Sarah Herrera is the class speaker for the commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Friday, May 10, for the Belk College of Business and College of Health and Human Services. “The social work professors are […]

Meet Josue Hurtado

An energy engineer in facilities management, Josue Hurtado supports energy management usage around campus. Learn more about his role and how the campus community can help achieve the University’s sustainability goals. Can you describe your role?

Undergraduate Research Conference scheduled

The UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference is a university-wide showcase of research projects completed by undergraduate students of all levels from all colleges and departments. This year’s conference will be from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, April 12, in the Popp Martin Student Union.

The future of a neurodiverse workforce

The University Career Center’s Disability at Work Series is underway through April 11 with programming centered on professional development and rights in the workplace.

This year’s theme is “The future of a neurodiverse workforce,” and weekly virtual meetups addressing  the theme began March 14 and focused on “What is neurodiversity?”

Other sessions are:

Meet Riley Felts

Categories: Students Tags: For Students

Riley Felts, a redshirt senior, is an All-American pole vaulter who finished as national runner-up at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Boston, Friday, March 8. She posted a record clearance of 14’9″ (4.50m), the highest in UNC Charlotte history. 

Be part of the solution: Participate in the Student Sustainability Summit

Categories: Students Tags: For Students

What does it take to create a campus that promotes the well-being of people, places and the planet? UNC Charlotte students will explore this question during the Student Sustainability Summit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 16, in Cone University Center, Room 210.

Meet Mariah Manley

Categories: Students Tags: For Students

Mariah Manley is a sophomore Honors College student majoring in health systems management with a Spanish and public health minor. She also serves as the civic engagement coordinator for the 49er Democracy Experience.Why did you choose UNC Charlotte?

Meet Logan Davis

Categories: Students Tags: For Students

Logan Davis is a senior computer engineering major and treasurer of Tau Beta Pi, UNC Charlotte’s engineering honor society. Learn more about Davis and the honor society’s crowdfunding project to raise funds for a make-a-thon event.  

Why did you choose UNC Charlotte? 
I chose UNC Charlotte because of the campus and how friendly everyone was. I felt wanted when I was touring and have loved every minute of being here.