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Bicycle Friendly Bronze Seal
UNC Charlotte designated Bicycle Friendly University
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

UNC Charlotte was recognized with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM (BFUSM) award from the League of American Bicyclists.

With the announcement of 46 new and renewing BFUs, UNC Charlotte joins a list of visionary colleges and universities across the United States transforming their...


Union Deck expansion view from new concrete pour
Fall construction update
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Amid the sea of Niner Nation and UNC Charlotte paraphernalia moving around campus is the visible increase in campus construction.  Everything from orange cones to neon-colored hard hats and heavy equipment signify construction is underway or soon to begin.

The new Center for...


Campus cleanup participants
Cleanup and earn 'a spot' during Sustainability Week observance
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sustainability Week is one of many annual observances signifying the fall semester is in full swing.  Annually, the weeklong initiative aims to increase campus awareness about sustainable issues and ignite the University’s commitment to environmental stewardship.  This year’s programs...


Green Office logo
Veterans Services receives first Green Office Certification of the academic year
Friday, September 8, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s Veterans Services Office, an advocacy and support service in the Dean of Students Office, is leading the charge with a commitment to reduce its environmental footprint on the University.

As the first office on campus to attain a Green Office Certification for the 2017-...


Exterior of Barnard Building
Phase two work to begin on Academic Complex
Friday, August 18, 2017

Work to transform the Macy and Barnard Buildings as phase two of the Academic Complex Renovation (ACR) project will begin August 22.

The project is a part of the Five-year Capital Construction Plan with the goal to modernize the Denny, Macy, Barnard, Garinger and Winningham buildings –...


Examples of Clean Commute sign
Join the Clean Commute Challenge
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

As temperatures rise, the campus and surrounding communities are in midst of its most vulnerable time for unhealthy air quality.  The annual Clean Commute Challenge, an initiative spearheaded by NC Air Awareness, aims to combat this issue. 

The program, administered by the NC...


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Summer construction - short-term pain, long-term gain
Thursday, May 11, 2017

The approaching summer months leading into the fall semester will bring an increase in campus construction.  Without question, the wave of construction projects will challenge the campus community.  The good news is, it is temporary – sort of!

Campus navigation may feel like an...


Adopt A Spot sign for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Campus beautification initiative relaunches
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

At the close of last month’s Earth Month celebrations, the Adopt-A-Spot program relaunched.  The reestablishment of the program was successful due to efforts of members of the Kappa Kappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., who initiated identification of a location to adopt and an...


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Understanding space management - no galaxy required
Thursday, April 20, 2017

When it comes to identifying highly sought-after campus-wide resources, the word “space” likely tops the list. 

In the last 15 years, tens of millions of dollars has been spent to increase physical facilities and it is evident UNC Charlotte will continue to grow “by leaps and bounds...


UNC Charlotte Green Office graphic
Green Office certifications boost environmental footprint awareness
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The UNC Charlotte Green Office Program, an initiative piloted by the Sustainability Office in 2015, has reported a notable rise in the number of Green Office certifications. 

The program, now in its third year, encourages and lends support to offices to participate in self-guided...