• UNC Charlotte Student Interns

    School for the Summer!

    Majid Powell, a rising senior, is one of 27 UNC Charlotte students spending the summer serving as student leader interns with Freedom School Partners. “There is a lot at stake,” says the middle grade education major.


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  • During the last shift of Operation Sandwich, Governor Roy Cooper entered the SAC Salons with his sleeves rolled up, ready to make his fair share of 800 sandwiches.

    Look Who Came and Volunteered

    April was National Volunteer Month and featured several on campus volunteer opportunities for UNC Charlotte employees and students.


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  • UNC Charlotte Volunteer at Habitat House Build

    The Numbers Are In...

    Employee volunteerism is not a new concept and in fact is one that is embraced by UNC Charlotte, the UNC System and State Legislature. Currently, UNC Charlotte has over 2,400 employees who have more than 59,000 hours of community service leave time to give to our community.


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The Office of Community Relations works to strengthen the connection between the University and our community through intentional and meaningful partnerships with key cultural, educational, social and civic organizations; coordinating targeted outreach initiatives and projects that encourage faculty and staff to support our community by using their time and talents; and creating a space for thought-provoking conversations by planning and hosting civic engagement events including the Civic Speakers Series, New Faculty and Staff Community Tour and various community panels.

Working Goals

  • Build, maintain and enrich relationships with community partners, organizations, nonprofits, school districts and other stakeholders to ensure UNC Charlotte continues to be a good neighbor
  • Collaborate with UNC Charlotte campus partners that are working to develop community outreach strategies or seeking to enhance existing community partnerships
  • Connect UNC Charlotte experts to our community, leveraging their knowledge, talents and insight
  • Partner with Academic Affairs on building a purposeful and sustainable Civic Action Plan for the University
  • Reimagine the employee volunteer program, creating a dynamic and innovative approach that will encourage employees to use and record their annual service leave benefit

Volunteerism          Civic Speaker Series          Community Engagement

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 5

Second Harvest Food Bank 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Wednesday, October 11

Humane Society 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Thursday, October 12

Habitat for Humanity Build 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tuesday, October 17

Wednesday, October 18

Humane Society 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Thursday, October 19

Friday, October 20

Tuesday, October 24

Friendship Trays 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Wednesday, October 25

Snack Pack - ON CAMPUS ACTIVITY 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM