Community Service

Charlotte Ice ChippersAs it is throughout the university, a priority at the Charlotte Campus is developing students who have the skills and training to be ethical leaders in industry and their communities.

Wells Fargo Community Outreach Program
The students, faculty and staff of the Charlotte Campus completed nearly 20,000 community service hours last year.

Community service projects focus on campus priority issues of hunger, homelessness and education and include tutoring at local elementary schools, sorting donations at area non-profits and participating in community events.

The Charlotte Campus works with over 35 non-profit partner organizations on a regular basis. They range from local affiliates of national groups like The Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity to local organizations such as Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina and Crisis Assistance Ministry.

Community Service Awards
As a result, the Charlotte Campus has been named to the national President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every year since 2006. The new federal program recognizes and encourages the engagement of colleges and universities in meeting the needs of their communities.

Going Above and Beyond to Get AHEAD

Three hospitality students structured their class project around helping those in their industry with even greater challenges. read more