Issue 47, October 19, 2018

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Friday, October 19, 2018
Issue: 47

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

The Language of Hope


UNC Charlotte alumna Emily Francis on "The Ellen Show" in 2016
Education alumna uses her personal journey to inspire the next generation.

Construction Report


Construction continues on the University Recreation Center
Belk Plaza reopens, recreation center moving along and a new indoor baseball facility hits it out of the park.

Crowdfunding Campaign Benefits Sports Data


UNC Charlotte Sports Analytics Club
Support needed for number crunchers.

Behind the Scenes at Homecoming 2018


2018 Homecoming King Trey Bradshaw and Queen Victoria Bracken
Another successful Homecoming Weekend is in the books.

Fright Night


Get Out: one of five horror flicks for a truly scary Halloween
Five horror flicks for a truly scary Halloween.

4 Steps to Smart Voting in the Upcoming Midterm Election


4 Steps to Smart Voting in the Upcoming Midterm Election
4 steps to smart voting in the upcoming midterm election.

Area 49 Ignites Innovation


Area 49: Innovation happens here
Area 49 offers multimedia technology for teaching, learning and innovation.

Five Cool Things


5 Cool Things

#NinerNationGives is a huge success, professor still a winner although defeated in national presidential race, and a free Veterans Day concert.

Exponential: $163,846,657 raised to date - 81.92% of $200M goal