Freedom School volunteers demonstrate their impact

Date Published: August 8, 2017
Majid Powell, a rising senior, is one of 27 UNC Charlotte students spending the summer serving as student leader interns with Freedom School Partners. “There is a lot at stake,” said the middle grade education major. “Saying that means we acknowledge that we bear some responsibility to be part of the solution.”

Charlotte Teacher Early College to give future educators a head start

Date Published: August 7, 2017
The first students to start school on the UNC Charlotte campus this fall are not undergraduates but 55 high school freshmen. This morning, UNC Charlotte welcomed the inaugural class of the Charlotte Teacher Early College (CTEC), a new five-year program for Charlotte-Mecklenburg students interested in a career in education.

UNC Charlotte researchers, community organizations advancing ‘The Charlotte Girl’

Date Published: August 3, 2017
“The Story of the Charlotte Girl” is one of opportunities and resources, and it is the focus of a nearly yearlong initiative of UNC Charlotte’s Women + Girls Research Alliance.

East Charlotte reading camp a promising model for future programs

Date Published: August 3, 2017
A summer camp designed by the Cato College of Education is providing a free, literacy-rich experience for dozens of east Charlotte elementary students while helping researchers uncover best practices for programs of the future.

Theatre professor wins Princess Grace Award

Date Published: August 3, 2017

CarlosAlexis Cruz, assistant professor of physical theatre, has received a 2017 Works in Progress Residency Award from the Princess Grace Foundation.


University’s revolutionary additive manufacturing partnership showcased

Date Published: August 3, 2017

UNC Charlotte, N.C. A&T University and N.C. State University are researching additive manufacturing through a Research Opportunities Initiative grant from UNC General Administration.


Thinking spatially – balloon exercise helps students perceive time/space relationships

Date Published: August 2, 2017
As part of a geography class on spatial thinking, a team of UNC Charlotte students launched a balloon outfitted with a camera to take aerial photographs of the campus. Later, they pieced the images together to form a map.

Niner Transit takes over summer service, enhanced service begins this fall

Date Published: August 2, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s all-new Niner Transit system has taken over the regularly scheduled summer service. The buses are operated by Academy and managed by Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS).


Coding Boot Camp featured on UNC system website

Date Published: August 2, 2017
“Booting Up,” a story on the UNC system website, highlights the intensive computer programming instruction being offered by UNC Charlotte and UNC Chapel Hill.

49ers football single-game tickets on sale

Date Published: August 1, 2017

Single-game tickets for the Charlotte 49ers 2017 football season are now on sale.

Fans interested in purchasing single-game tickets can call the 49ers Athletic Ticket Office at 704-687-4949 or go online.