5 Cool Things


5 Cool Things

A timely #Giving Tuesday project, CoED grad is named CMS principal of the year and new men’s basketball coach Ron Sanchez shows off his moves around town.

Corporal Robert Qutub USMC Veterans Lounge

1. #GivingTuesday for Vets

You can give back to those who have served our country through UNC Charlotte's #GivingTuesday project, which supports student veterans by providing technology upgrades to the Corporal Robert Qutub USMC Veterans Lounge - named for Bob Qutub ’88.  

Timisha Barnes-Jones ’07 and Superintendent Wilcox

2. Award-winning Alumna

When Timisha Barnes-Jones ’07 was named Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Principal of the Year, it was more than just a celebration of an educator.

49ers Men's basketball coach Ron Sanchez

3. Stepping Out in Style

Charlotte 49ers’ men’s basketball coach Ron Sanchez sure knows how to get around town

Ashton Watson at airport

4. Engineering at the Airport

Engineering alumnus Ashton Watson leads the massive $2 billion Charlotte-Douglas International Airport expansion project.

Swipe Out Hunger

5. Addressing Food Insecurity

UNC Charlotte joins forces with dozens of college campuses in 23 states to participate in Swipe Out Hunger.