RSSStudent Organizations

Senate update: discussion of construction, traffic

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: discussion of construction, traffic

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Sept. 29 and were joined by Director of Facilities Planning, Chris Gilbert, who discussed construction projects for next year and traffic alleviation with the senate. Guest Speaker- facilities management Gilbert spoke to the senate about the extensive list of changes the University will […]

Continue Reading

Fighting police brutality through fellowship

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Fighting police brutality through fellowship

A candlelight vigil, in remembrance of Keith Scott and Justin Carr, was held Sept. 28. The event was held in the Student Activity Center where posters were on display titled, “I Do This For…” “Candle Dedication” and “White Light Vigil” along with eight candles which were later lit in honor of the recent victims of […]

Continue Reading

National Society of Leadership and Success building leaders, awareness

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
National Society of Leadership and Success building leaders, awareness

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is one of the nation’s largest leadership honor societies, and the UNC Charlotte chapter is working hard to build new leaders and promote awareness for the organization through events. Students are selected for membership based on their GPA and leadership potential. Membership to the organization is for […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte Lifters volunteer for Athletes with Autism

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Lifters volunteer for Athletes with Autism

More than 20 members of the UNC Charlotte student organization Charlotte Lifters, volunteered Oct. 3 at an event called Athletes for Autism, with all proceeds going towards Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Athletes for Autism is an event hosted at CrossFit Harrisburg where athletes compete in various CrossFit related exercises. Each athlete gives a $25 donation […]

Continue Reading

CAB’s annual Holi Moli attracts crowd of 800

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB’s annual Holi Moli attracts crowd of 800

Photos by Linnea Stoops & Makeedah Baker.   UNC Charlotte students welcomed spring with an explosion of colors and laughter during the fourth annual Holi Moli festival. Hundreds of students gathered on the campus front field to join in the festivities. The spring event, which is sponsored by Campus Activities Board (CAB), was held this […]

Continue Reading

CAB to host Beat the Banker event, prizes up to $600

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB to host Beat the Banker event, prizes up to $600

UNC Charlotte’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) will host Beat the Banker Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. in Student Union room 340 D-I. The game show is similar to a popular television game show, as explained by CAB Special Events Crew Chief, Domonique Byers. “It is eerily similar to the popular game show Deal or No Deal,” […]

Continue Reading

UNCC community holds vigil for Chapel Hill victims

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNCC community holds vigil for Chapel Hill victims

Photos by Andrew James. The UNC Charlotte Muslim Student Association hosted a vigil Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. for three Muslim students who were shot and killed at UNC Chapel Hill on Feb. 10.   Members of the campus and local community lit candles to pay their respects and show support for the fallen students. […]

Continue Reading

SGA low on funds for remainder of 2014-15 fiscal year

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA low on funds for remainder of 2014-15 fiscal year

UNC Charlotte’s Student Government Association (SGA) has recently had to look into stretching their 2014-2015 fiscal year budget. The budget is given to SGA’s Organizational Ways and Means Committee each year by Student Activities Fees Commission (SAFC), who allocates yearly budgets for many other on-campus organizations, such as the Campus Activities Board. SGA uses these […]

Continue Reading

Can you match a pitch? The Finer Niners can

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Can you match a pitch? The Finer Niners can

The “Finer Niners” a Cappella group recently became an organization at UNC Charlotte in August, 2014. They are a competitive singing group. President and founder, Carrie Nowell created the group in fall 2013, when she first arrived at UNC Charlotte. Nowell has a background in a Cappella singing and wanted to create a true a […]

Continue Reading

UNC Charlotte’s NAACP joins nationwide Ferguson protests

| November 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
UNC Charlotte’s NAACP joins nationwide Ferguson protests

Photos by Andrew James. After the recent indictment, or lack thereof of Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson by the grand jury, protests have outraged throughout the nation, one of which occurred on UNC Charlotte’s campus this Tuesday. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), an on-campus organization gathered in front of the Student […]

Continue Reading

SGA update Nov. 20

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA update Nov. 20

Members of the UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) met for their final Student Senate legislative meeting of the 51st session Nov. 20. This marks the last time that senate will meet for the semester. John C. Smith University (JSU) SGA trip canceled Earlier this semester, senators from JSU’s SGA made the trip to UNC […]

Continue Reading

Student Advisory Board approves budget suggestions for 2015-17 academic years

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Student Advisory Board approves budget suggestions for 2015-17 academic years

The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board is a meeting in which 15 representatives of the student body gather and cast their votes on the changes to tuition and fees that will occur next year and the year after that. The Advisory Board is charged by the Board of Governors to review academic fees and tuition […]

Continue Reading

Hillel holds UNC Charlotte’s second Statewide Shabbat in school history

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hillel holds UNC Charlotte’s second Statewide Shabbat in school history

On Friday UNC Charlotte Hillel, a Jewish organization on campus will host a Statewide Shabbat. Shabbat is the Jewish Sabbath. It starts at sundown on Friday and goes until sundown on Saturday. In the Jewish community, the day starts at sundown. Jewish people believe that Shabbat is a precious gift from God. In their culture, […]

Continue Reading

Tau Sigma starts the seasons off with a can food drive

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tau Sigma starts the seasons off with a can food drive

On November 4, Tau Sigma Honor Society started their annual Second Harvest Can Food Drive. Tau Sigma is an academic honor society that specifically recognizes and promotes academic excellence and involvement of transfer students. In order to be invited, transfer students must earn a 3.5 GPA or higher their first semester. Through the honor society, […]

Continue Reading

“Hair grows back, kids don’t”

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
“Hair grows back, kids don’t”

Marissa Burchette may seem like a typical college junior, double majoring in biology and psychology and striving to be a doctor, but at first sight you will notice one thing, she is bald. Some people may be shocked that someone would choose to cut off over two feet of hair, but Burchette found a cause […]

Continue Reading

UNC Charlotte builds on a new Homecoming tradition

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte builds on a new Homecoming tradition

In mid October, a small house slowly began to rise on the corner of University City Boulevard and John Kirk Drive, just behind East Deck. Two weeks and more than 250 volunteers later, Peggy McMullen’s new house – and UNC Charlotte’s homecoming Habitat for Humanity project – is finally ready to head for it’s permanent […]

Continue Reading

All of the lights

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
All of the lights

Photos by Chris Crews. Friday afternoons on campus are usually an anomaly in a week of bustling students encountering traffic as they leave campus for the day, or as they head for class. However, last Friday was a different kind of anomaly. Children of alumni mirrored students and others alike as they wore bright green, […]

Continue Reading

UNCC’s Charlotte Quidditch to host Gold Rush Cup II

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
UNCC’s Charlotte Quidditch to host Gold Rush Cup II

Charlotte Quidditch will take their talents to the Northeast Recreational fields on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to host Gold Rush Rup II. The tournament is free of charge for spectators and features 12 universities participating. Regional teams such as Appalachian Pygmy Puffs (Appalachian State), Cullowhee Chimeras, Duke University Quidditch, UNCG […]

Continue Reading

Got ghosts?

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Got ghosts?

One of the newest clubs at UNC Charlotte looking to make a big impact on campus is the Ghost Hunting Club. The club began unofficially in 2012, but is now recognized as a campus organization. With close to 15 members, the club hopes to grow and gain notoriety this year.  Junior, Gregory Jones is the […]

Continue Reading

SGA update Oct. 2

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA update Oct. 2

​Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) met for the 51st legislative meeting Oct. 2. Belk Gym Renovations ​Associate Vice Chancellor Student Union, Activities and Recreation Jim Hoppa, attended SGA to address the senate regarding Belk Gym, which is currently under construction. Belk Gym will add roughly 16,000 square ft. of fitness space once it […]

Continue Reading