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49er Gold Rush 5K Set for February 7

Registration is open for the 49er Gold Rush 5K, presented by Novant Health and the UNC Charlotte Recreational Services Department. The event is set for 9:00 AM, Saturday, Feb. 7, starting at Belk Irwin Track and Field Complex.

Proceeds from the race/walk will fund UNC Charlotte student development scholarships and direct donations will be accepted for Girls on the Run, a Charlotte-based nonprofit that uses running to inspire young girls.

Early bird registration is $15 for UNC Charlotte students and $22 for others through Tuesday, Jan. 27. Late registration for all participants is $25 and day-of registration is $30. Registration is available online.

MediaMine Aggregates University Social Media Sites

The MediaMine, UNC Charlotte's social media hub, is an ongoing, evolving project focused upon gathering and showcasing social media sites at the University. Understanding that social media can benefit all facets of academia, students, faculty, staff and the community are encouraged to use these resources to engage and be involved.

With more than 750 entries on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Blogger, Flickr, and Instagram, the MediaMine showcases the diversity of campus activities, our student body, and faculty research. Visitors to the MediaMine can filter based on categories such as arts and culture, athletics, global reach, research, and scholarship and academic life to find content that is relevant to their interests. Of particular note are the social media best practices, which provide common-sense guidelines for participating in social media discussions.

Connect with us today! Visit the MediaMine and begin to explore the wide array of networking opportunities.