Community Partners

With determination and grit, everyone can contribute to a better future.

We are proud to have so many community partners that support our mission to make University City the best of Charlotte and of this state. Below are a few of the wonderful organizations with whom we collaborate.

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Through 20 locations, targeted outreach and online, the Library delivers exceptional services and programs, with a mission to improve lives and build a stronger community.

Since 2003, Camino Health Center has devoted its energy to passionately serve low-income families, individuals and feed the homeless with respect and love.

Atrium Health is the region’s only system with nationally ranked care for kids and adults. They have an award-winning maternity center providing personalized support and education.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Deportment is divided into 13 patrol divisions with University City being the largest.
UCity Family Zone is a place-based partnership for improving the quality of life in neighboring communities in and around University City.
Meck Ed ensures that ALL students in Mecklenburg County have access to the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to lead productive, successful lives.
UNC Charlotte is the region’s leading public higher education institution and North Carolina’s Urban Research University, as well as a driving force of growth, discovery and innovation for the Carolinas.
Mecklenburg County is a community of pride and choice for people to live, learn, work and recreate. Services provided include community health & safety and our wonderful parks.
Heal Charlotte is a community organization created to support dialogue and relationship building between urban youth and families, the police, as well as our community partners.
Men of Destiny is working to eradicate the competition mentality within the nonprofit sector. We truly believe the community can effectively be serviced by working together.
City of Charlotte is the 15th most populous city in the U.S. and the second largest in the Southeast. Charlotte is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S.

News

University City Multifamily Development News, November 2022

November 29, 2022 Miami-based Related Group purchased 64 acres at 6540 University City Blvd. from IBM Corp. for $14.5 million, with plans for a multifamily development of 450 apartments and up to 150 townhomes. Pennsylvania-based High Associates is filed a petition to...

6 Things to Know About the Charlotte New Year’s Day 5K

Get a jump on your New Year goals and sign up for the Charlotte New Year’s Day 5K! When: Sunday, January 1, 2023 at 10 a.m. Start: The Shoppes at University Place, 8956 JM Keynes Dr. Finish: 9041 Robert D. Snyder Rd. at UNC Charlotte University City greenways make...

What to do in University City this month

November 2022 Nov. 17, 4-7 p.m. – Galleries Reception for Compound Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. – UNC Charlotte football vs. Louisiana Tech Nov 19, 9-11 a.m. – Genealogy 101 at University City Regional Branch Nov. 20, 1 p.m. – UNC Charlotte women’s basketball vs. VCU Nov. 24 -...

Keith Stanley Hired as New President & CEO

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY CITY PARTNERS ANNOUNCEMENT Keith Stanley Hired as New President & CEO CHARLOTTE, NC, November 7, 2022– University City Partners (UCP) has announced that Keith Stanley will become its new President and CEO beginning...

A New Regional Library is Coming to The University City Town Center

University City Regional Library Will Relocate to University Place Alongside Current and Upcoming Developments We are beyond excited to share that University City will welcome a new library in spring 2025. The Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners voted...

African Art on a Mission

Step inside Cal Ganda’s University City art gallery and you enter into a colorful world of African culture and heritage.  Bright oranges, yellows, and reds pop from paintings lining the walls—elephants and zebras, leopards and lions. Smooth stone sculptures depicting...

University City Partners Statement on Centene East Coast Headquarters

CHARLOTTE, NC, August 19—Today, University City Partners released a statement about a change of plans for Centene’s East Coast headquarters in Charlotte. Statement: Centene saw the value University City presented for their investment plans in the Charlotte region....

Annual Meeting 2022: Honoring our Community Leaders

On August 3, University City Partners held its annual meeting, recognizing local businesses and community leaders for impacting the lives of those who live, learn, and play in University City. Please help us congratulate these amazing partners! Pictured above, from...

Meet Matthew Steele, the University City artist behind the future J.W. Clay Boulevard Streetscape Project

On Tuesday, June 28, artist Matthew Steele will connect with University City residents in a virtual event to discuss his plans and gather insight for the City of Charlotte-funded J.W. Clay Boulevard Streetscape project. Here, Steele discusses where he is in the...