Issue 37, November 2017

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Friday, November 10, 2017
Issue: 37

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

Light Rail Trail


Chancellor Dubois tests light rail.
With a projected March opening, the tracks are heating up. Chancellor Dubois gets a special sneak peek.

Highest Impact


Student-led initiatives are taking off.
A NASA launch competition, a green energy train and a musical legacy – UNC Charlotte students are creating big impact.

Dancing Blind


D.J. Robinson brings unique perspective to his choreography.
Visually impaired junior D.J. Robinson uses dance and choreography to make the most of his opportunities at UNC Charlotte. Check out how he leverages his unique experiences to break down barriers and inspire others.

Keeping Counsel


The Christine F. Price Center for Counseling and Psychological Services
Alumna Christine F. Price brings student health and well-being to the forefront with the latest campus addition.

Legislative Update


UNC Charlotte Athletics Director Judy Rose and husband, Ken, in Washington, D.C.
49ers in public office - and on Capitol Hill.

Woman of Action


Chancellor Dubois congratulates Janni Sorensen on her national civic award
Dr. Janni Sorensen gets a national spotlight for her innovative work in Charlotte’s communities.

Five Coal Things


5 Coal Things
UNC Charlotte is a leader in coal ash research for recycling and restoration - these five facts keep you on the cutting edge.