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What to do in University City this month

August 2022 August 11, Sip & See at Real African Art Gallery (each Thursday) August 13 & 14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Workshop: "Learning the Language of Trees" Workshop at UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens. $50 Register here. August 14, 2-5 p.m., "Trees Are the...

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...

Candidate Search: President & CEO, University City Partners

Download Full Summary. The President/CEO is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing all programs and policies of the University City Partners and its affiliates The University City Partners Team Members share responsibility for recognizing, creating, and...

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...

5 Questions With: Jacqui Bryant, Executive Director of Charlotte Angels

May is National Foster Care Month. Here, we talk with Jacqui Bryant, a University City resident and the Executive Director of Charlotte Angels—a nonprofit organization that supports children, youth and families experiencing foster care—about her goals for the...

5 Questions With: Kelsey Van Dyke, Director of Family Empowerment at SchermCo

University City Partners is committed to sharing stories and information from community members and leaders. Here, Charlotte native Kelsey Van Dyke, Director of Family Empowerment at SchermCo, shares about her work to engage families in University City.   What’s your...

2022 St. Patrick’s Day Specials in University City

Looking for a little luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day? Check out these University City spots for specials and events.  Ninety’s Milkshake Bar | Seasonal shakes at Ninety’s include a “Lucky Charms” concoction that’ll turn your milk green, a shamrock shake with...
Bonnie E. Cone

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...
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