Current News and College Highlights

  • Congrats to the Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band as they had an opportunity-of-a-lifetime trip to Normandy, France, to represent the US at the 74th D-Day commemoration events; 138 members of the band (including 20+l College of Engineering students!!)  were able to make the trip, made possible by generous donors and major funding from the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association.  Congrats to all of them!
  • Wharton-Smith  was just voted the 6th best place to work in NC!  College of Engineering alumni and students are highlighted below. (Frank DiPaolo, a Project Engineer is training Project Engineer Interns Jacob Springer, Daniel Gonzalez and Chris Kerr.) Recent graduates Daniel Gonzalez and Chris Kerr have been hired on as Project Engineers and Jacob Springer continues his internship this summer. Second photo- alums, Patrick Reynolds and Jordan Sellers, both Project Engineers, are showcasing their ping-pong skills during lunch.  


  • 49er Students and Alumni Show Off their Spirit down in Cherry Point, NC at NAVAIR!        Calling all proud 49er alum who have exciting news to share, just visit:  or email


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