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2023 Charlotte NYD 5K

Photos by Mariah Graham and Tracy Watts.
University City Partners President and CEO Keith Stanley visits the Shoppes at University Place lake

Welcome, Keith Stanley! 

President and CEO Keith Stanley officially joined University City Partners on January 1, 2023. Keith comes to Charlotte from Milwaukee, and is no stranger to community building. In his prior role, he served as Executive Director of Near West Side Partners, a community...

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Requests Your Input

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library wants to hear what is important to you for the new University City Regional Library! Join the library at a community engagement meeting to discuss: • Aspects of the University City community that should be reflected in the branch • Design...

Albemarle Technology Park: 5 Questions with CTO Glen Merfeld 

In mid-December, Albemarle Corporation announced a $180 million plan to establish a major technology campus in University City. Albemarle Technology Park expects to create 200 jobs and provide a $644.5 million boost to North Carolina’s economy over 12 years. Here, we...

University City students paint Hornets mural at Spectrum Center

On November 25, three talented University City art students had a very special afternoon. In late October, Spectrum Center had invited Julius L. Chambers High School art students to paint a mural inside the home of the Hornets uptown.  They were invited back for the...

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...

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...
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