UNC Charlotte

MUSIC, THEATER, EXPOSITIONS and MORE

Charlotte is the anchor of the University City community, and you don’t have to be enrolled as a student to experience what the campus, professors or student body have to offer. From musical performances to NCAA sports, UNC Charlotte welcomes spectators from the community to a broad variety of events.

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SPORTS

With a student body of over 30,000, UNC Charlotte competes in 18 NCAA Div-1 sports throughout the academic year. From Niner football to Track and Field, there is always a story, game or celebration to keep you connected.

RESEARCH / BUSINESS

UNC Charlotte is a true asset to the University City community. As the second largest employment center in the city, the value UNC Charlotte’s growing research prowess is a win-win-win for students, companies and the intellectuals working to solve the problems of tomorrow. Doubling research dollars over the past 5-years and a renewed focus on corporate partnerships, now is the time to consider what locating at the gown of UNC Charlotte can do for your talent pipeline and product development efforts.

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News

Women’s History Month: Honoring Bonnie E. Cone, pioneering educator and leader

UNC Charlotte is the only university in the North Carolina System of Colleges and Universities founded by a woman.  Bonnie E. Cone, or “Miss Bonnie,” as she was often called, was a dedicated educator and community leader who played an instrumental role in the vision...
Historic Newell School still stands in University City

Black History Month: Remembering Newell School

As our name suggests, University City is rich in educational history. While we’re anchored by a major urban research institution, we’re also home to significant historic landmarks of Black education. During the Jim Crow era, segregation meant that many Black children...

Mobile Library in Prosperity Village

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s Mobile Library, MoLi (“Molly”), is now hitting the streets. The 33-foot-long vehicle is equipped with a wheelchair lift, side awning, Chromebooks, and over 1000 books. MoLi was built to help serve high-need areas of Mecklenburg...

UNC Charlotte’s New Tailgating Space

An anonymous donor gifted UNC Charlotte with $10 million to fund the construction of a three-acre outdoor complex that can accommodate 2,500 students for student gatherings and tailgating. In addition to the open space and landscaping, there will also be an 8,000...

Charlotte New Year’s Day 5k

Start 2022 off on the right foot by participating in the family-friendly Charlotte New Year’s Day 5K on North Tryon Street.  The race starts at 10 AM and lasts until Noon. Participants will celebrate their accomplishment and toast the new year with a post-event...

Brotherhood of Leaders

Once a quarter, if you’re driving on Neal Road, you’ll see a group of men picking up trash. These aren’t just any group of men. These are members of the Beta Nu Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Previous members of the fraternity include Martin Luther...

Little Libraries Added to Increase Literacy Rate

Due to the COVID pandemic, there’s been a decline in reading scores across the board for all students in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system. To combat the decreasing literacy rates, Charles Robinson, Vice President of Hidden Valley’s neighborhood association, has...

UNC Charlotte honoring the acclaimed North Carolina architect, Phil Freelon

For over two years, 22 UNC Charlotte Architecture students and faculty members, Emily Makas and Greg Snyder have been working on designing an exhibition to honor Phil Freelon. Before passing away in 2019, Freelon worked on projects at the Gantt Center, the museum of...

UNC Charlotte’s New Indigenous Peoples’ Memorial Unveiled 

UNC Charlotte Indigenous Peoples’ Memorial On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 11, UNC Charlotte held a ceremony to reveal their new memorial honoring the indigenous people and the history of the land the campus is on.  This comes a year after Charlotte formally...

Calling All Niners!

  Calling All Niners!   This year’s Niner Nation Week takes place from October 31 through November 7! It is a mixture of the traditional Homecoming and Family Weekend events, combined with new events to bring the Charlotte community together. Not only can...