Upcoming Events

The William States Lee College of Engineering hosts numerous programs and events for alumni throughout the year. Please check back regularly for updated information. Additionally, we encourage you to attend UNC Charlotte Alumni Association events and will feature some listings below. Visit their website for a complete offering. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Joshua Earley Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament

Date: Monday, May 6
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Cabarrus Country Club, 3247 Weddington Road, Concord NC 28027
Cost: $80 per person, $320 per team (4 players)
Joshua Earley was a 23-year-old firefighter in Charlotte who tragically lost his life in the line of duty in 2002. His parents, Kenneth and Margaret, and brother, Brad, established the Joshua B. Earley Memorial Scholarship at UNC Charlotte to support students in the College of Engineering's Fire & Safety Engineering Technology program. Funds are raised through an annual golf tournament, which will take place this year on Monday, May 6 at Cabarrus Country Club. Texas Roadhouse will provide lunch following the tournament. Additional information about Joshua's service to the Charlotte community can be found here.
To register your interest in participating, fill out our online form and then you will be sent additional information and instructions for payment. The deadline to sign up is Monday, April 29.


49er Engineers at the ballpark

Date: Friday, May 17
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: BB&T Ballpark, 324 South Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (*enter at the corner of 4th and Mint Street)
Cost: $35 Adults, $25 COE Students, $20 Children (ages 12-2), Free (under 2 years), $5 Seat Upgrade (all ages)

The beautiful spring weather means it's time for our 5th Annual 49er Engineers at the Ballpark! We’ve reserved the rooftop at BB&T Ballpark overlooking the Charlotte skyline, giving you unparalleled views of the field and a post-game fireworks display! All tickets include access to the rooftop area, a pre-game buffet, and non-alcoholic drinks; a cash bar will be open for alcoholic beverage purchases. If you would like a seat during the game, the cost is an additional $5 per person and seats are located in HR 6 & 7 (right field).

*Deadline to purchase seats (70 available): Wednesday, April 24
*Deadline to purchase rooftop-only tickets (200 available): Tuesday, May 14

This event will be held rain or shine. No refunds will be given for purchased tickets. In the unlikely event that the game is postponed, your ticket will be exchangeable based on availability. 


Date: Thursday, June 6
Time: Meet at 6:00 p.m., Concert begins at 7:00 p.m.
Location: U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28214
Cost: FREE to attend, $6 parking

Join your fellow College of Engineering alumni for an outdoor concert at the U.S. National Whitewater Center! We're going to hang out and network on the grassy lawn with views of the stage. Food and drinks are available for purchase at numerous concession areas onsite. Wear your favorite UNC Charlotte apparel to show your 49er pride!

The evening's performer will be Strong Water, an Americana/Folk band garnering inspiration from artists such as Mumford and Sons, Noah Gundersen, The Lone Bellow, and The Head and the Heart. The Burg named Strong Water as one of five acts to watch at music festival Lynchstock in 2017. For more information about the band, visit http://www.strongwater.band or https://usnwc.org/strong-water.

River Jam concerts are scheduled to proceed rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, the USNWC reserves the right to reschedule/cancel live music performances. The College of Engineering will email all those registered should weather impact this selected date.