5 Cool Things

Mike Hill speaks to Niner Nation, Niner University Elementary and Alumni Signing Day

Gold Standard Era Year One

1. Golden Era

Athletics Director Mike Hill marks his first year in an open letter to Niner Nation, saying his team has taken bold steps “to achieve the championship greatness that this institution deserves.” 

Vessels Aplenty: The Joan Tweedy Memorial Exhibition

2. Heart Vessels

Vessels Aplenty: The Joan Tweedy Memorial Exhibition,” honors late ceramics professor Joan Tweedy. It’s one part memorial retrospective and another part charitable event.

UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton

3. Record Expansion

UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton says the economy of the United States and North Carolina continues to grow and is a few months shy of being the longest economic expansion on record.

Niner University Elementary

4. Niner University Elementary

Coming August 2019: UNC Charlotte is launching Niner University Elementary, a new public elementary school developed, supported, and operated by education experts at UNC Charlotte to expand educational opportunities.

Young Alumni Signing Day Partnership with Young Alumni chapter

5. Opportunities Abound

Alumni! Showcase your Niner artwork in Spotlight -- apply by April 1 -- and mingle with Charlotte 49er Athletics and the Young Alumni Chapter at Signing Day on April 9 while securing your 2019 season tickets. Take an "official visit" like our football recruits do before April 9.