Five Cool Things (November 2023)

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Stocking With Care

giving tuesday

For Giving Tuesday, UNC Charlotte is fighting food insecurity by supporting the Jamil Niner Student Pantry and Niner University Elementary. Join Niner Nation in stocking the shelves through this virtual food drive.

Oprah’s Favorite Things

oprah's favorite things

Springbreak Watches founder Kwame Molden ’12 got the gift of a lifetime when Oprah surprised him by featuring the stylish and bold watch designs in her coveted “Favorite Things” list. Pro tip: All watches are 35% off on Black Friday.

Toast of the Town

famous toastery bowl

The Charlotte 49ers’ Jerry Richardson Stadium will host the new Famous Toastery Bowl Monday, Dec. 18. One of 17 bowl games owned by ESPN Events, the event was previously the Bahamas Bowl.

Center Stage


UNC Charlotte is again hosting the highly anticipated TEDx Charlotte event, dedicated to showcasing “ideas worth spreading.” If you have an idea you’re passionate about and eager to share, the organization is accepting speaker applications through Nov. 30.


heed award

UNC Charlotte received the prestigious 2023 HEED Award for excellence in diversity, equity and inclusion. This is the second year the University has won the national honor.