Issue 46, September 21, 2018

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Friday, September 21, 2018
Issue: 46

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

Make BIG Things Happen with #NinerNationGives


Save the date: #NinerNationGives begins September 26!
Make big things happen for 49ers by participating in the 4th annual, 49-hour digital fundraising event #NinerNationGives, kicking off Sept. 26. Support hurricane relief, scholarships, research and state-of-the-art facilities.

Record-Breaking Numbers


Record-breaking numbers

Preliminary numbers are in: UNC Charlotte has the second-largest undergraduate population in the entire UNC System–and that’s just the beginning. Our latest stats will fill you with Niner pride.

Can’t Miss Events


Faculty Dance Concert
With the wildly popular International Festival, and an action-packed Kids Fest and #NinerNationGives alumni events, UNC Charlotte has your next several weeks covered.

Journey began with a dream


Ann Newman '78
Ann Newman '78 always dreamed of going to college. Her parents could not afford to send her, yet that didn’t stop her.

Homecoming 2018


Homecoming 2018

October is a great month to return to campus and reconnect with all things UNC Charlotte. Relive your college memories and make some new ones, all while showing off your 49er pride. Your Alumni Association has planned an exciting lineup of events:

Legislative Update


Rep. Bill Brawley accepts his award from Rob Bryan, executive with Cardinal Innovations and member of the UNC Board of Governors.
Bill Brawley '78 honored by Charlotte Chamber and notable alumni public servants visit campus.

Five Cool Things


5 Cool Things

Latest economic forecast, voice professor drops album of black composers’ songs, 30 under 30 and an EPIC grant.

Exponential: $162,999,754 raised to date - 81.5% of $200M goal