Issue 39, February 2018

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Friday, February 9, 2018
Issue: 39

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

A Lesson From Amazon


Chancellor Philip L. Dubois
Chancellor Dubois discusses investment in Charlotte’s tech talent.

Tracking Light Rail


LYNX Blue Line Extension set to open March 16
Everything you need to know about the impending arrival of light rail.

Alumni Adventures


Briauna Jones travels to the 2018 Winter Olympics
Three dynamic alumni are changing the landscape at home and abroad

'The Railyard'


Urban Design students imagine a new neighborhood.
Master of Urban Design students imagine a new neighborhood in the rail yard between North Tryon and North Brevard Streets.

Legislative Briefing


Mayor Vi Lyles and Chancellor Philip L. Dubois
Mayor Lyles visits the University, Reps. Hardister and Saine cheer on the 49ers and N.C. Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger tours campus.

Five Cool Things


Five Cool Things
Alum scores Super Bowl tickets for life, Faculty rack up awards and Athletes are making the grade.

Exponential: $149,165,374 raised