Issue 36, October 2017

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Friday, October 13, 2017
Issue: 36

UNC Charlotte Salutes Our Veterans

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

Making Magic Happen

Helping Hand prosthetics
Students are creating 3-D printed prosthetics to lend a “Helping Hand.”

2017 Homecoming Weekend

UNC Charlotte Homecoming
Fall temperatures. Football. 49ers. It’s the perfect time to come home for a weekend full of events. Did someone say Oktoberfest?


Norm and students during Founders Celebration
49ers turn out in full force for Reunion Zero, Founders Fest and #NinerNation Gives.

Five Events You Can't Miss

Five Events You Can't Miss
With the International Festival, a visit from Laura Linney and an action-packed Kids Fest, we’ve got your October covered.

Legislative Update

Jason Saine
Rep. Jason Saine (’95) will be honored as Regional Legislator of the Year and UNC Charlotte hosts the North Carolina Economic Development Partnership.

Five Cool Things

5 Cool Things
An alumna dressing Hollywood, Amazon Headquarter buzz and America's favorite pastime.

Exponential: The Campaign for UNC Charlotte  $142,430,473 Raised to Date