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OASES Celebrates Record Number of Scholarships

Often nontraditional students face challenges beyond those of college-aged students as they begin or return to college. Scholarships are one way to overcome the financial barrier, and 2015 was a record-setting year for the Office of Adult Students and Evening Services.

For 2015-16, OASES awarded nearly $150,000 in scholarships to 78 students. The recipients and donors recently attended a luncheon to celebrate this milestone.

William States Lee College of Engineering Celebrating 50th Anniversary

This year marks 50 years of service and dedication to the field of engineering by UNC Charlotte’s William States Lee College of Engineering.

While the college can trace its roots to the University’s early beginnings, 1965 is recognized as the official start of the college; it is the first year bachelor’s degrees were awarded. During its first 50 years, Lee College has expanded undergraduate and graduate academic programs, built new laboratories and developed a number of cutting-edge research programs, and a focus on student success has been a constant.

40th International Festival to Celebrate the Region’s Vibrant Cultural Landscape

This year marks the 40th anniversary of UNC Charlotte’s International Festival, which will continue a campus tradition of celebrating the region’s vibrant and culturally diverse landscape. The 40th International Festival is set for 10 a.m. to 7:35 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, in and around the Barnhardt Student Activity Center. With more than 50 nations represented, this colorful festival features a vast array of activities including art, costumes, games, music, dance and food.