Mentoring (students, staff, or faculty)

Student Success Innovation Lab

This initiative recognizes that two critical outcomes are essential to improve economic mobility among African-Americans and eliminate racial disparities in the Charlotte area. First, more Black students must persist in college through degree completion. Second,...

CAMMSE Research, Educational and Outreach, Workforce Development, and Technology Transfer Activities

CAMMSE (Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education) is a Tier 1 UTC (University Transportation Center) and a consortium of five universities, led by The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC), each with outstanding programs in...

SACNAS Links: Connecting STEM Students to Peer Mentors

The objective of this program is to help build a network of support for incoming, underrepresented students by pairing them with undergraduate and graduate students who have or are successfully navigating the University system. All student participants will receive...

DEI Summer Camp for Kids

Summer camps that focus on DEI topics, including Diversity Around the World Camp and Cultural Culinary Camp

College and Career Coaching

Coaching to addresses accessibility to college for underserved populations who are interested in School of Professional Studies Programming. The purpose is to raise awareness and provide guidance to students about educational opportunities. The evaluation methods...

Equity Committee

Created a department level equity committee to address issues/concerns at the departmental level

Faculty retention

Mentoring circles (Department level)

SUPPORTING FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE APPLICANTS IN CABARRUS COUNTY

"Senior Class Writing Workshops: Supporting First Generation College Aspirants in Cabarrus County.” Began as four half-day writing workshops distributed across selected Friday mornings in Fall 2015 at Central Cabarrus High School. The success of the Fall 2015 pilot...

Final Fridays

This initiative began during the COVID-19 pandemic as a response to the increased need for community and connection. This event gives international students and ISSO staff a chance to connect and check-in with one another. Final Friday luncheons are held from 12-1...