UNC Charlotte has received the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. This is the second year in a row Charlotte has earned this national honor recognizing colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

As he joined Belk College of Business Interim Dean Dolly King on stage for a C-Suite Speaker Series chat at UNC Charlotte, Bojangles President and CEO Jose Armario asked the student audience what time it was.

UNC Charlotte will play a leading role as one of four regional hubs for NCInnovation, a nonprofit organization designed to accelerate research, innovation and commercialization statewide. NCI will receive a $500 million endowment through the General Assembly’s allocation of $250 million in each year of the current biennium.

For the first time in its history, UNC Charlotte has achieved a coveted position among the nation’s top 100 public universities, according to the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best College rankings, which were released Monday, Sept. 18. The new national ranking also places Charlotte as one of the fastest-rising institutions in the nation, […]

W. Frank Dowd IV and Roddey Dowd Jr. are the 2023 recipients of the UNC Charlotte Distinguished Service Award. Frank Dowd is president of the Dowd Foundation and chairman of the board of Charlotte Pipe and Foundry; Roddey Dowd serves as vice chairman of the company and director on the Dowd Foundation Board. They were […]

UNC Charlotte was recognized recently by Times Higher Education for its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. UNC Charlotte ranked in six categories and among the top 12 for U.S. universities in three categories.

UNC Charlotte introduced government officials, and economic development and industry partners to two growing research areas of focus: predicting health and environmental risk and next-generation battery research during a recent open house.

UNC Charlotte’s Cato College of Education, a leader in literacy instruction and research, has been selected by the Mebane Foundation to help continue its legacy of supporting innovation in literacy education in North Carolina and beyond through a five-year grant and potential endowment of up to $23 million.

A delegation of 16 Taiwanese electric vehicle executives received an inside look at how UNC Charlotte is building a talent pipeline and creating innovation for the state and region’s emerging electric vehicle industry during a recent campus tour.

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber and several University alumni and board members are on the 2023 Business North Carolina Power List. Gaber, recognized for the third consecutive year in the education category, told the publication her biggest inspiration has been her mom.

Bank of America is strengthening its long-standing partnership with UNC Charlotte to support student success and upward mobility for the Charlotte region. The $2.5 million investment from the bank will expand the University’s signature bridge program for historically underrepresented students and support the creation of a Community Innovation Incubator.

An online MBA, two new bachelor’s degrees and career-enhancing undergraduate and graduate certificate programs lead the academic offerings launching this fall at UNC Charlotte. With these options — developed to meet the needs of new and experienced working professionals seeking to further their careers as well as the unique business demands of the region’s leading […]