Issue 20, May 2016

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Friday, May 6, 2016
Issue: 20

Welcome to SYC, a UNC Charlotte newsletter designed to make it easy for you to stay connected with Charlotte’s urban research university. Top stories, strategic priorities, current media exposure and social media connections will all be a part of SYC. We hope consolidating our news this way will unclutter your inbox and make it easy to Stake Your Claim.

Top Stories

A World of Good


Chancellor Dubois receives the 2016 World Citizen Award
Erskine Bowles and Sen. Alan Simpson help honor Chancellor Dubois as he receives the World Citizen Award.

Elite Eight


Dhiaa Jamil ('78) and Chancellor Dubois
Eight alumni awards were given to notables, including Dhiaa Jamil (’78) who earned the inaugural Bonnie Cone Lifetime Achievement Award. We’ve got the scoop.

There's a New Circus in Town


Professor CarlosAlexis Cruz
Professor CarlosAlexis Cruz spotlights Charlotte’s cultural complexities in "Nouveau Sud, Nouveau Cirque."

Legislative Priorities


General Assembly
We break down UNC Charlotte’s 2016 legislative priorities for you.

Five Cool Things: May 2016


Five Cool Things
Take a glance at our list of "fun things to know."