Issue 48, November 16, 2018

Stake Your Claim Newsletter
Date Published: Friday, November 16, 2018
Issue: 48

Welcome to UNC Charlotte News, a 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 are its key components, providing a snapshot of the impact UNC Charlotte is making on our community and the region.

Top Stories

Motivational Murals


Student works on Arlo Mural Project
Art students add color and character to the historic and evolving Wesley Heights neighborhood.

Boxing Businessman


Entrepreneurial pugilist Calvin Brock '99
Calvin Brock ’99 knows how to give and take a punch.

Poised for Power


Coach Sanchez with 49ers
The Ron Sanchez era is underway, and the Charlotte 49ers’ first-year men’s basketball coach will lean heavily on pre-season all-Conference USA point guard Jon Davis, while developing a lot of promising young talent.

Legislative Update


Legislative Update
The 2018 campaign season culminated with the Nov. 6 midterm elections. The results proved that North Carolina continues to play a central role in the nation’s political conversation.

Call of the City - an Alum Pays it Forward


Susan Norton Jamison ’78
By the time Susan Norton Jamison ’78 was in high school, two things were certain: She wanted to be an accountant and to attend college in the city.

Buckle Your Chinstrap!


How to have a safe - yet fun - Thanksgiving
Bret Wood, a lecturer and clinical education coordinator in the athletic training program at UNC Charlotte, outlines the price of playing the annual family Thanksgiving football game.

5 Cool Things


5 Cool Things
A timely #Giving Tuesday project, CoED grad is named CMS principal of the year and new men’s basketball coach Ron Sanchez shows off his moves around town.

Exponential: $164,395,569 raised to date - 82.2% of $200M goal