Five Cool Things (November 2022)

Monday, November 21, 2022

Diners Club

midnight diner

University City continues to expand its food scene with the recent announcement of a second location for the popular Midnight Diner on North Tryon Street at the Tom Hunter light rail stop. 

Basketball Legends

hall of fame

The Charlotte 49ers Athletics Hall of Fame announced its second class including three men’s basketball legends, the school's first women's basketball All-America and two foundational alumni.

Global Recognition

global recognitioin

UNC Charlotte has been recognized for its increasing prominence within the global academic community, rising 25 spots and placing No. 3 among UNC System institutions in the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities ranking. 

Taste of Fall

Golden Owl Tavern

A favorite eatery since its doors opened last year in UNC Charlotte’s Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, The Golden Owl Tavern recently unveiled its new hearty fall menu. 


Niles Sorensen

UNC Charlotte Vice Chancellor of Advancement Niles Sorensen received the 2022 Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Sorensen was honored for his four-decade fundraising career, including 16 years at UNC Charlotte, leading efforts to strengthen visibility and support in the region.