Five Cool Things

Five fun things you should know about UNC Charlotte.





  1. World Trade Center Column on Campus
    Did you know there's a steel section from Tower One of the World Trade Center outside of Duke Centennial Hall?
    World Trade Center Column
    The column was donated to the William States Lee College of Engineering and the Department of Civil Engineering by D.H. Griffin Wrecking Company.  An official memorial was dedicated on Sept. 11, 2006.
  2. Historical Woman
    UNC Charlotte Ph.D. candidate Brenda Tindal assumes the reins as new historian at the Levine Museum of the New South - only the second indvidual to hold the position.
    Brenda Tindal
    Photo credit: The Charlotte Observer
  3. August's Top Facebook Post
    "The Uptown Charlotte skyline is UNC Charlotte GREEN to celebrate the arrival of 28,000 students for the fall semester.  A big thanks to Wells Fargo's Duke Energy Center & The Vue! Welcome, Niner Nation!"
    Well's Fargo Duke Energy Center
    Join the nearly 50,000 followers of North Carolina's urban research university on Facebook.
  4. Holshouser Before and After
    Holshouser Hall recently upgraded from its 1970s stark white fa├žade to match the current and traditional campus brick style.
    Holshouser before Holshouser after
  5. A New Tradition: Student Convocation
    UNC Charlotte welcomed new undergraduate students and introduced them to UNC Charlotte life at the inaugural student convocation.  Click here to view more photos, and click here to watch the video.
    Student Convocation