The Charlotte Venture Challenge (CVC) will showcase 39 finalists selected from more than 100 startup competitors located throughout the Southeast and introduce these emerging companies to investors, corporate executives, and the business community, Thursday, May 1.
The 2014 Challenge has the largest number of entries than any other year and is poised to draw the most corporate community engagement to date. The competition winners will be decided by an investor vs. corporate customer showdown. Competition categories include consumer products and services, life sciences and biotechnology, IT & informatics, new energy and high tech, undergraduate student ventures and graduate student ventures teams. Finalists will present their businesses and answer questions from panels of investors and corporate executives and a winner will be chosen by each panel.
Ten exemplary students were acknowledged during the annual Honors and Awards Program held Monday, April 14, in the Student Union. The ceremony recognized students’ outstanding achievements in academics, community service, and leadership.
Awards were granted to celebrate the students' commitment to the campus community, enriching the college experience for fellow students, and developing good citizens and stewards for the future. Additionally, students were recognized for athletic achievement, integrity, and mentoring other students.
Congratulations to all of our students for being recognized with these prestigious honors.