Four UNC Charlotte students recently represented the University during the 2023 Charlotte Racial Justice Consortium's culminating event, held April 19 at Central Piedmont Community College.
In its third year, the CRJC is a partnership among UNC Charlotte, CPCC, Johnson C. Smith University, Johnson and Wales University’s Charlotte Campus and Queens University of Charlotte.
Often, students leave high school unprepared to navigate the ins and outs of planning their financial futures. UNC Charlotte’s response is Niner Finances, a campus department committed to providing 49ers with programming, resources, education and guidance toward establishing and maintaining their financial success.
Mark Mistretta is a second-year junior majoring in biology and interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in health and medical humanities. He founded UNC Charlotte’s Plants for People student organization and was nominated by the University for a 2023 Sustain Charlotte Award. Learn more about Mistretta and his sustainability work in this Q&A.
The Faculty Council and Chancellor’s Cabinet recently approved revised dates for the fall 2023 break, which will now take place Monday, Oct. 23, and Tuesday, Oct. 24. The full schedule for fall 2023 is available on the Registrar’s Office website.
Faculty, staff and students were asked about their favorite areas around campus. UNC Charlotte may be the state’s urban research university, but there are many beautifully maintained green spaces, gardens, ponds and greenways to admire. Here’s what some employees had to say:
UNC Charlotte loses an average of three football fields of trees per day, through storm damage, disease or construction.
Trees are important to the environment and absorb greenhouse gasses, help improve mental health, house wildlife and cool urban areas in addition to making the campus and city look better.
Meet Joy Mayo, a junior communication studies major and recent transfer student. Learn more about her, and her passions and goals for now and the future.
Are you part of any clubs, groups or programs on campus?
Meet Nicole Lane, a freshman marketing major in the Belk College of Business and honors student in the Business Honors Program. Learn about her future aspirations, her love for racing and her involvement with the 49ers Racing team.
Why did you choose UNC Charlotte?
Bianca Rodriguez Castillo is a sophomore majoring in international studies and double minoring in journalism and Japanese. She’s also a first-generation college student and the second recipient of the Rick Bonnell Memorial Scholarship, created by the Charlotte Hornets Foundation; it awards $10,000 annually to a journalism student enrolled at a North Carolina college or university.
Holly Bennet is a first-year master’s student in kinesiology with a concentration in clinical exercise physiology. She is also a teaching assistant in the Department of Applied Physiology, Health and Clinical Sciences, where she teaches anatomy and physiology labs.
March is Women’s History Month, a time spent appreciating the contributions of women across time. This month, I would like to highlight an ever-expanding sector of women: Women in sports. Women are breaking glass ceilings throughout the sports world as athletes, coaches, creatives, staff, and directors.
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