4.9 REASONS for students to give back to UNC Charlotte
While it isn’t always possible to repay generosity shown us, UNC Charlotte students can always pay it forward by donating to a cause that’s important to them! #NinerNationGives, our University’s annual 49-hours of giving event, is the perfect opportunity to give back to the University.
- Chancellor Gaber updated the UNC Charlotte community concerning COVID-19 infection rates, the importance of vaccination and information regarding the upcoming vaccine clinic on April 12. Please refer to your email from earlier today for more information.
- View the results of yesterday's COVID-19 testing in residence halls.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- As a benefit to employees, TIAA provides informational webinars to keep your financial goals on track. This month, attend webinars on topics such as income options during retirement, a TIAA quarterly economic and market update, the power of saving and donating to loved ones and charities.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- Dick Beekman and Gabi Hitchcock will be sworn in as student body president and vice president, respectively, following today's Student Government Association Senate meeting. The online meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. and is open to the public.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
Dance professor is an Emerging Creators Fellowship recipient: Tamara Williams has received an Arts & Council grant to continue research into ring shout, a traditional dance and music form that originated among enslaved Black Americans.
- 4/9: Celebrate our success and your impact on the lives of 49ers during the #NinerNationGives 49-minute countdown with Ohavia Phillips ’15 and Andrew Baker ’15 via Zoom at 12:11 p.m.
- 4/15: In this interactive conversation, Dean's Leadership Series: A Conversation with Two Founders of Charlotte's Billion Dollar Startups, the companies’ CEOs and founders will discuss secrets to their success, how their companies discovered the right growth opportunities and what their growth means for the Charlotte region.
- 4/22: Join Karen Cox in a conversation on her book, “No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice.” Facilitators for this event, held in partnership with UNC Press, include Willie J. Griffin, staff historian at the Levine Museum of the New South, and Emily Gunzburger Makas, UNC Charlotte associate professor of Architectural and Urban History.
STAY UPDATED ON THE COVID-19 VACCINE
Find the latest information on when and how you can receive your shot on the Niner Nation Cares website. Let's keep our community safe and healthy!
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