Student Life

49er Rocketry Team continues to excel at NASA Student Launch Competition

UNC Charlotte’s 49er Rocketry Team placed third overall in the 2024 NASA Student Launch Competition held at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.  This is the seventh consecutive year the team has placed among the competition’s top three. Gracie Judy, the lead for the 2023-24 49ers Rocketry Team, said, “Ever since I was a […]

A win for intramural sports at Charlotte

UNC Charlotte’s men’s intramural disc golf team won the Professional Disc Golf Association’s National College Championship held early this semester at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The 49ers bested a field of more than 200 teams, the highest number of competitors. The 49ers team members were Glen Fister, Tom Shanley, Owen Rice and […]

Two Charlotte students selected for Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

Two UNC Charlotte students have been selected for the prestigious Fulbright UK Summer Institutes and will study this summer in the United Kingdom. Selection in the program is highly competitive; only 42 U.S. students were chosen this year.  Coral Hatch, a rising junior majoring in social work and minoring in history, will study at Aberystwyth University […]

Gabie Stanfield: Looking forward to giving back

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When Gabie Stanfield visited UNC Charlotte for the first time, she knew she had found her home. A first-generation college student from Burlington, North Carolina, she sought a bigger city to cultivate her creativity that also had smaller supportive spaces where she could thrive. 

Serena Kamdem: Leading and building the community ‘living room’

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Serena Bemmo Kamdem, who was born in Cameroon, moved to the U.S. Virgin Islands at the age of 7.

Relocating was tough, and her new school suggested ESL classes to avoid being held back a grade. But her dad, a middle school math teacher, created workbooks to help Kamdem and her three siblings learn English with their native French. She recalls sharpening her English by watching PBS and was excited when an episode of “Arthur” mentioned her native country during a song of the 54 nations of Africa. 

WellWithAll invests $100,000 to support mental health resources at UNC Charlotte

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The gift announcement topped a conversation on campus by company co-founder and CEO Demond Martin ’97.

Support student crowdfunding campaigns this spring

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Crowdfund UNC Charlotte is an online platform that harnesses the power of the broader UNC Charlotte community to help students create detailed campaigns and raise funds to fuel their passions, innovations and ideas. It enables students to become leaders and fosters a philanthropic force across campus.

An all-campus approach to student mental health services

Traditionally, university counseling centers shoulder the bulk of student mental health support services. However, at UNC Charlotte, where the student population exceeds 30,000, the approach to mental health care extends campuswide.

Meet Bryonna Gray

Bryonna Gray is a junior computer science major in the Honors College. Learn why she chose UNC Charlotte, where she hangs out on campus when she isn’t studying and her love for eight ball. 

Why did you choose UNC Charlotte?

I chose UNC Charlotte because of the different concentrations within the computer science degree. My career interests are web and mobile app development, so I chose the web and mobile app concentration. 

Have you obtained any awards or accolades here during your time? 

Who is Delicia Ofikulu?

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She is a devoted wife, loving mother, dedicated nontraditional student and a proud Marine Corps veteran. The senior, majoring in operations and supply chain management and minoring in management information systems, served in the Marine Corps for four years, stationed at Camp Pendleton in California. Here is her story.

Why did you join the Marine Corps and what were your duties?