Charlotte 49ers name Will Healy head football coach

Date Published: December 5, 2018
Will Healy, an Eddie Robinson Award winner as the National FCS Coach of the Year, has been selected as the head football coach for the Charlotte 49ers. Healy, who has coached at Austin Peay State University for the last three years, is known for infusing energy and enthusiasm in his program, engineering one of the greatest turnarounds in college football history.

First-team selection Highsmith highlights Charlotte’s all-C-USA honorees

Date Published: December 5, 2018

Eight Charlotte 49ers have earned 2018 all-Conference USA honors. RS-junior defensive end Alex Highsmith grabbed first team all-C-USA honors, while junior running back Benny LeMay, redshirt senior offensive lineman Nate Davis, redshirt senior linebacker Juwan Foggie and freshman kicker Jonathan Cruz were named to the second team.

Botanical Gardens workshop to focus on ‘A Green and Healthy New Year’

Date Published: December 5, 2018

Register to attend “A Green and Healthy New Year: Makers Workshop for Mind, Body and Soul” scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 5, at the McMillan Greenhouse.

A first for Fall Commencement, UNC Charlotte to hold three ceremonies

Date Published: December 5, 2018
Winter break is approaching, but the University still has a major celebration to undertake. December is a time to honor the accomplishments of UNC Charlotte graduates, which the University will do during Fall Commencement, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15.

Engineering team wins ASPE Student Challenge

Date Published: December 4, 2018
A team of mechanical engineering graduate students from UNC Charlotte’s precision engineering program won the student challenge competition at the American Society for Precision Engineering’s (ASPE) 33rd annual conference in Las Vegas.

Charlotte 49ers DE Tyriq Harris named to C-USA all-Academic Football Team

Date Published: December 3, 2018

Charlotte 49ers redshirt junior defensive end Tyriq Harris has been named to the 2018 InTouch Credit Union Conference USA all-Academic Team for excelling both on and off the football field. Harris was named to the team for the second straight year and is one of five repeat selections on the 11-player team.

Executive Education program wins national award

Date Published: December 3, 2018

The Advanced Management Program for Legal Executives, a custom executive education program designed by the Association of Corporate Counsel Charlotte Chapter and UNC Charlotte Executive Education, has won an Outstanding Achievement Award for “Best Partnership Program” from the...

New grant to support military veterans’ graduate studies

Date Published: November 29, 2018
UNC Charlotte has received a $750,000 grant to help attract and support military veterans in earning graduate degrees in STEM disciplines, with particular emphasis on advanced degrees in mechanical engineering.

Professor’s augmented reality project will allow users to be ‘historians’

Date Published: November 28, 2018

In partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South, Assistant Professor of Urban Design Ming-Chun Lee and UNC Charlotte students will help Charlotte residents discover the stories behind the rise and fall of Eastland Mall and its surrounding neighborhood at an event on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Art contest asked students ‘How do you see aging?’

Date Published: November 28, 2018
A photo of a rusted shovel with a broken handle, aged by years of harsh Appalachian weather and hard work, was displayed in UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library during most of November. Seth Flynn, the creator, is a senior who is minoring in gerontology; he submitted it as part of a contest hosted by the Gerontology Program.