Five Cool Things (February 2024)

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shelby lattimore

Featured on NBC News, Shelby Lattimore ’20 created a viral classroom economy sparking a craze in financial literacy among her third-grade students, garnering nationwide interest, 1 million followers and a $10K gift from Tarte Cosmetics.


Chris Moxley
On March 19, Chris Moxley ’03, Charlotte philanthropist and co-owner of 704 Shop, champions the transformative power of volunteerism and philanthropy. All are invited as he offers strategies to cultivate leadership and expand networks within your organization.


watch closely

Recently featured on Oprah’s Favorite Things and with a new round of restocks honoring Black History Month, Kwame Molden ’12 is stealing the spotlight! Check out @SPGBK Watches and get yours while they last!


grammy gold

Former Gold Dusters member and dance major Jasmine Bunn ’16 performed alongside four-time Grammy winner SZA at the 65th annual Grammy Awards Feb. 5. We can’t wait to see the stages she’ll conquer next.


alumni accolades

UNC Charlotte’s Black Alumni Chapter recently celebrated the achievements of exceptional alumni with the Excellence in Leadership Awards, acknowledging their remarkable contributions to their fields and communities. Meanwhile, at the sixth annual 10 Under Ten Awards ceremony, all graduates within the past decade were honored for their professional success and commitment to community service, showcasing their dedication to making a positive impact.