Five Cool Things (September 2022)

Friday, September 16, 2022

Rising above

U.S. News and World Report

UNC Charlotte continues to rise in national rankings from U.S. News and World Report. Additionally, the University continues to rank among top universities for social mobility and has been recognized by Forbes sa a Top College.

Racing against '-isms'

Race against the "-isms" 5K

UNC Charlotte is partnering with TIAA for a 5K campus race to encourage a unified stand against the "-isms" holding the world back: racism, sexism, classism and more. Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the race is free for students, faculty and staff.


Charlotte FC midfielder and former Charlotte 49er Brandt Bronico

Former Charlotte 49ers soccer star and current Charlotte FC midfielder Brandt Bronico ’17 is celebrating his breakout season — he just signed a contract extension through 2026.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Small Business fair

UNC Charlotte was ranked among the Top 10 for entrepreneurial research, helping to influence and support the region’s robust startup environment.

America's most influential

Dontá Wilson ’97 and Derrick Steele ’97, Belk College of Business alums, are setting the standard for leadership in corporate America, according to Savoy Magazine.