Current News and College Highlights

  • The Spring Semester starts back Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Welcome back students! 



  • The College bid farewell to a legend! Dr. Patty Tolley, PE was honored by the college for her 23 years of years of service. Dr. Tolley is the Associate Dean for the College of Engineering, a faculty member in the ETGR program and an alumnus. Dr. Tolley has successfully started and grown several key programs in the Office of Student Development and Success (OSDS) such as the FLC, MAPS, Engage ME, WE Engage and the Leadership Academy. Under her direction, both the ISL Senior Design and Professional Development programs have grown significantly! She will be missed dearly by all.  The College's OSDS faculty and staff shared a final celebration with Dr. Tolley this past December.

  • Congratulations to all our graduates who celebrated a milestone on Saturday, December 15th! We wish our new alumni all the best!   

  • STUDENTS:  The NinerScholars portal is now open and accepting applications for the 2019/2020 academic year. In order to access the portal you can go to scholarships.uncc.eduThe deadline for applications does vary therefore please make note of the date for each scholarship you apply for. Applicants should regularly check their UNC Charlotte email for award notification and other scholarship information. If you have any questions related to scholarships please contact the University Scholarship Office at 704-687-5871.​

  • Learn more about our ENGAGE ME program!  Engage ME, which stands for Engage Multicultural Engineers, is a relatively new initiative within the Lee College of Engineering; the effort brings together students, faculty, professionals and alumni of all races, cultures and genders.
  • Calling all proud 49er alum who have exciting news to share, just visit:  or email                                                                                 


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