Issue 29, March 2017

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Issue: 29

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.

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Top Stories

Banking on It


Cathy Bessant and Kathy Reichs
Bank of America announces a $1.5 million gift – with Cathy Bessant and Kathy Reichs headlining.

Woman of the Year


Provost Joan Lorden
Provost Joan Lorden is named the 2016 Charlotte Woman of the Year – joining beloved University leaders Bonnie Cone and Judy Rose.

A Revolution


Nate Silver, founder and editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, keynotes the coolest ticket in town – Analytics Frontiers.

The Weekend


Green Tie Gala
From a Havana Nights Gala to spring football tailgates – here are 7 highlights to check out during Alumniner Weekend.

Legislative Briefing


Chancellor's Legislative Dinner
Chancellor Dubois visits the state capital; hosts legislative dinner promoting University priorities.

Five Cool Things


5 Cool Things
Green graduation robes, new campus traditions and a coach named Mark.