Senior, College of Health and Human ServicesWhile 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.
Junior, Belk College of BusinessFinance 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.
Alumna, Belk College of BusinessUNC Charlotte is a top choice for first-generation students. Crystal Cruz ’17 came to UNC Charlotte where she had the opportunity to realize her dreams of a college education.
Senior, College of Arts + ArchitectureVisually impaired Senior Davian Robinson uses dance and choreography to make the most of his opportunities at UNC Charlotte. His unique experiences break down barriers and inspire others.
Mary Kate Hiller
Sophomore, Charlotte 49ers Women's Golf TeamThe Charlotte 49ers women's golf team is gearing up for its debut this fall. Mary Kate Hiller, a sophomore from Florida, said the program offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity that she could not pass up.
Nan “Ray” Xie, Data Science and Business AnalyticsGraduate Student and Army Reservist Nan Xie pairs his military intelligence with data science research.
Grad Student, Lee College of EngineeringFueled by a newly discovered passion, Tucker Bisel is finding new opportunities at UNC Charlotte under the hood.
Design Computation Master’s Degree, COA+ABefore starting her graduate studies at UNC Charlotte in 2015, Radnia studied architecture in her native Iran. She worked at a small architecture studio for several years before deciding to return to school to narrow her research interests.
SENIOR, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCESNemah-Allah is passionate about biology and chemistry and she credits them with introducing her to detailed concepts of how many chemical reactions interacted smoothly to maintain the life of living things.
MARY (TESS) OVERTON
JUNIOR, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES“Discovery has always been what's drawn me to science,” Tess says. “Every scientist wants to make an impact in some way, whether discovering a new cancer treatment or a way to harness renewable energy more effectively, and I'm no different.”