The 2019 49ers4Life Blood Drive is a two-day affair, and campus organizers and sponsors anticipate this change will enable the University to reach its goal of 1,000 pints of blood collected. This year’s drive, which is being held in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 29-30, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.
Levine Jewish Community Center recognizes Cato College of Education
The UNC Charlotte Cato College of Education has received the 2018 Yachad Award from the Levine Jewish Community Center for the college’s work in support of the city of Charlotte. The award recognizes UNC Charlotte and the center’s collaborative work on a summer camp designed to help struggling students improve their reading while enjoying the fun and games of traditional summer camps.
While recovering from major war injuries, elite U.S. Army veteran Devin Yates found inspiration to pursue a career helping others recuperate. Devin is an emerging leader on campus, and his story illustrates how UNC Charlotte has remained true to its origins as an institution committed to serving veterans.
Finance major Wyatt Shely came to UNC Charlotte to pursue a successful career in the finance industry. Charlotte’s status as a leading financial center and the University’s strong business opportunities made the Belk College of Business a perfect fit.
Researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Fire Safety Engineering Technology program and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) are burning building materials and wildland vegetation to study wind-driven wildfire embers to understand the risks involved when embers from wildfires spread.
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