University Communications

Resilience Reimagined: A fireside chat with Demond Martin ’97 and Jay Williams

Join Demond Martin ‘97, co-founder and CEO of WellWithAll, and Jay Williams, chairman/co-founder of Improbable Media and ESPN host, for an inspirational fireside chat on mental wellness, resilience and overall well-being. They will share their experiences and skills they developed to overcome setbacks and life lessons. This conversation is rooted in how they have reimagined their journeys to pursue their purpose and thrive to inspire your future paths.

NC Science Festival and Charlotte Kids Fest coming to campus April 14

The UNC Charlotte STEAM Expo, part of the NC Science Festival, and Charlotte Kids Fest return to UNC Charlotte Sunday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. These two free events offer unique experiences for children, encouraging them to engage in fun, creative, interactive and informative activities and live performances. UNC Charlotte STEAM Expo

Meet Chris Cameron

Chris Cameron has been a professor in the History Department for over 13 years. Learn about his education, his historical interests and advice he gives his students.

Can you describe your role at UNC Charlotte?

I teach classes in early American history, African-American history, and religious and intellectual history. I am also an active scholar who has published five books.

Where did you go to school?

Do you know about the LatinX Student Union?

Did you know that UNC Charlotte has a LatinX Student Union? Learn more about its mission and purpose from Daisy Ibarra, LatinX Student Union president, and Heber Gamez, external vice president, and how you can get involved.

How did the LatinX Student Union start?

Notes of gratitude to Niner Nation

Thanksgiving is a time to think about what and who we’re grateful for. There are so many people who make UNC Charlotte special. See who fellow Niners are thankful for on campus.  

Notes to facilities crew: 

To: The Janitorial Staff 
From: Anonymous 
“Thank you so much for keeping our campus clean and safe! Your assistance and hard work does not go unnoticed.”

Your favorite fall activities revealed

Fall means cool weather, cozy nights in and fun activities that only feel right in the fall. Take a look at what the UNC Charlotte community thinks are some of the best fall activities. 

Pumpkin Frenzy 

New TV commercial has national debut

UNC Charlotte’s new 30-second spot made its debut on NBC during the Maryland football game.

What has UNC Charlotte been up to?

UNC Charlotte is back to the hustle and bustle of campus life! So many employees have been working hard for students’ arrival this fall. See a glimpse of what UNC Charlotte has been up to make the start of the semester a success!

Niner Central 

With students back on campus, Niner Central has been busy with appointments, billing, transcripts, financial aid and more. What would we do without them? 

Meet Lucian Wilhelm

Lucian Wilhelm, a veteran Charlotte staff member with 28 years of service, is the senior associate director for conferences, reservations and event services. Learn about her role, her obsession with BBC dramas and the day she met the Beastie Boys.

Can you describe your role at UNC Charlotte? 

I manage the office that schedules meetings and events across campus for internal and affiliated groups. We primarily work with student organizations and departments to schedule space and event support.

A calling fulfilled: Math professor Kim Harris participates in her final Charlotte Commencement

The emotions that come with commencement — fueled by pride, feelings of accomplishment and anticipation of a new chapter — are not unusual for students and their families. The same holds true for faculty members as they watch their students graduate — or embark on their own new adventures. This spring, this is the case for Kim Harris ’19, an associate professor of mathematics education in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, who will retire from Charlotte at the end of the academic year after 39 years.