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!


civil & environmental engineering graduate research symposium

Date: Friday, September 13
Time: 5:30- 8:00 p.m.
Location: EPIC Building, UNC Charlotte

Alumni are invited to network with graduate students in the CEE department and celebrate innovations in civil and environmental research.


Date: Friday, September 27
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: UNC Charlotte

Alumni who are looking for a job or to network with employers are welcome to attend the College of Engineering's Annual Fall Picnic, sponsored by the Office of Student Development and Success. A list of participating companies can be found on the OSDS event websiteFor assistance on your resume and cover letter, contact the University Career Center in advance. Registration for job seekers is not required and attendance is free (except for parking).

Alumni, including those who will be attending the Fall Picnic as representatives for their companies, are encouraged to stop by the Office of Alumni Affairs table at the event. We'll be handing out College of Engineering swag and raffling off a few prizes, so make sure you visit us!

Company sponsorship is sold out for this year's Fall Picnic. If your organization is interested in attending next year's event, contact Linda Thurman, Director for Employer Relations and Student Professional Development.

bob's bash football tailgate and homecoming game

Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: Tailgate from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m., Football kickoff at 3:30 p.m.
Location: Duke Centennial Hall, UNC Charlotte
Cost: Tailgate FREE!, Football tickets $25 per person (group rate, section 113)

College of Engineering alumni, faculty, staff, and graduating students are invited to our 6th Annual Bob’s Bash Football Tailgate and Homecoming Game on Saturday, September 28! A Carolinas barbeque and refreshments (including beer and wine) will be provided free of charge. The tailgate will feature several surprise athletic appearances and musical performances, while College of Engineering students showcase their amazing projects, like rockets and formula cars. This annual event will be fun for the entire family!

The deadline to register for the tailgate and purchase football tickets is Wednesday, September 25.


Date: Thursday, October 3
Time: 6:00- 8:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Alumni located in the Eastern Carolina region are invited to join the College of Engineering for a special happy hour! Details will announced shortly, so stay tuned! To make sure you receive our event emails, update your information. Alumni who fill out our online form will also be entered in our raffle to receive 2 complimentary tickets and parking to an upcoming football game.


Date: Thursday, November 7
Time: 6:00- 8:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Back by popular demand, the College of Engineering will host a second annual Fall Happy Hour for alumni and graduating students! This year, we will be partnering with the Young Alumni Chapter to collect donations for service men and women deployed overseas. Additional details about the event and Veterans Drive will be announced shortly, so make sure your contact information is up-to-date to receive our emails. Alumni who fill out our online form will also be entered in our raffle to receive 2 complimentary tickets and parking to an upcoming football game.