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Emily Francis

The Language of Hope

Education alumna uses her personal journey to inspire the next generation of students in the classroom.

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Reviving the American Dream

Charlotte was selected as the flagship city for a new project on economic mobility thanks in part to the unique aptitude of the Institute for Social Capital at UNC Charlotte’s Urban Institute.

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Alumna DeAndrea Salvador at 2018 TED Fellows

Helping Low-Income Families Eliminate Energy Poverty

Through her nonprofit organization Renewable Energy Transition Initiative (RETI), DeAndrea Salvador (’13) is making an impact by educating low-income Charlotte families to control energy costs and reduce energy poverty.

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Tamara Johnson is the 2018 Civic Engagement Professional of the Year – Emerging Leader Award recipient

Shaping UNC Charlotte's civic engagement landscape

Tamara Johnson is the 2018 Civic Engagement Professional of the Year – Emerging Leader Award recipient, as presented by North Carolina Campus Compact.

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UNC Charlotte is committed to being a good neighbor to the Charlotte region. The spirit of collaboration is a University hallmark, and that spirit extends beyond our campus. We affirm our commitment to the region through programs and events that are open to the public, and volunteer and service projects supported by our faculty, staff and students.