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What to do in University City this month

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 -...

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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...

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African Art on a Mission

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...

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Meet Jordan Harris

This month, UCP welcomed Jordan Harris as the Director of Community Development and Outreach. With over a decade of community relations experience in various roles, most recently serving as the associate director of community relations at UNC Charlotte. In her new...

We’re Back…with a Vision!

University City Vision Plan – Connecting: People. Places. Nature. The growth and development being realized in University City is nothing short of transformational.  Major investments in transportation and mobility infrastructure, thousands of new rooftops, new...

University City launches Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadow

By Azania Herron University City Partners, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Botanical Gardens and North Carolina Native Plant Society have partnered to install Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadows, a community native plant project in University City. On April...

New Farmers Market to open Oct. 3 at University Place

University City Partners announces the opening of University City Farmers Market on Oct. 3 around the lake at The Shoppes at University Place. Shoppers will find fresh local produce, food preparation programs and live entertainment. Open every Saturday in October The...

University City Wine Fest to Offer Socially Distanced Activities

New This Year: Wine on the Water and a Boutique Dining Experience.  Greystar University City Wine Fest will return this fall at multiple locations around the lake and boardwalk at Shoppes at University Place. The fourth annual festival will take place from September...

Where Will They Play?

We need more parks now – YOU CAN HELP A crisis caused by Charlotte’s explosive growth and government inaction threatens one of the most important assets of every truly livable city – public parks.   A recent nationwide study revealed that Charlotte has the least...