Camino Community Center

Help the Camino Center celebrate 15 years of service

Help the Camino Center celebrate 15 years of service

Camino means “path” in Spanish – and the path has indeed been long and winding for University City’s Camino Community Center. What began as an outreach to Cuba has evolved into a beehive of learning, healthy living and care in University City. On Nov. 29, the center...

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Explore arts, science and history for free Jan. 26-27

Explore arts, science and history for free Jan. 26-27

Explore diverse arts, science and history experiences for free in University City and throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg on Jan. 26-27 – via Connect with Culture days. Dozens of performances, science programs, history events and museum visits will be offered for free...

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Rusty Price honored for Camino Center outreach

Rusty Price honored for Camino Center outreach

Congratulations to Rusty Price, founder and president of the Camino Community Center in University City, for his much-deserved recognition by The Carolina Panthers and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. The Panthers and the foundation recently awarded Price the 2017...

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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...