5 Cool Things

Friday, November 15, 2019

The legacy lives on

 l to r: Jack Martin, Wiley Martin (Charlotte College, class of '59), Kaylee Martin, James Martin '95.

An 86-year-old Charlotte College graduate shares memories from his days as a student.  

Jack Martin, Wiley Martin (Charlotte College, class of '59), Kaylee Martin, James Martin '95

Bowl Bound?

The Charlotte 49ers (5-5, C-USA 3-3) have a bye this week, but nothing can diminish the buzz around football. After another thrilling come-from-behind victory over UTEP, Charlotte has now won three straight, matching the team's single-season record. The 49ers, bowl eligible with one more win, host Marshall on Nov. 23.

Esteemed deans

Deans Nancy Gutierrez (CLAS) and Catrine Tudor-Locke (CHHS)

Nancy A. Gutierrez, dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, was elected chair of the North Carolina Humanities Council Board of Trustees for 2019. Also, Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the College of Health and Human Services, was named the 2019 Alumna of the Year by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

FinTech Boot Camp

FinTech Boot Camp

UNC Charlotte is the first university in the state to offer boot-camp classes to meet the growing demand for expertise in financial technology, or FinTech. Classes start in March 2020, and they're filling up fast.

Save the date

Save the date: Remembrance Concert April 30, 2020 Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

United: A Remembrance Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., April 30, 2020, at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.