• Jordan Harris, Community Relations, one of the 2018 Employees of the Year

    2018 Employee of the Year

    Jordan Harris, associate director of Community Relations, was named one of the 2018 Employees of the Year for her efforts in Community and Public Service.


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  • Charlotte Kids Fest

    Charlotte Kids Fest 2018

    The mission of the Charlotte Kids Fest is to inspire and motivate young minds with professional artistic, creative, educational, and playful experiences.


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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

There are no events at this time.