Honors & Awards

Honors for 2021-22

Student Honors

Megan Bird
Ashley Blackwell
Jessica Bravo
Brittany and Meg
Nataly Hernandez Montes
Jan Mooney
Betsabe Rojas Gonzalez
The 49er Rocketry Club
Christina Slotkowski

Alumni Honors

John Cato '73
Ray Curry '03
Audrey Lpapo Baron '03
Haley McNeill '21
Estella Patterson '96
Larry Ogunjobi
Ali Petrauskas '16
Karen Popp '80 & Joe Price '83
Brenda Tindal '04
Destiny Wilson '21
Donta L. Wilson '97
Six alumni recognized as 2020 and 2021 recipients of the 49er Alumni Campus Employee Network
Ten outstanding young alumni were recognized at the 10 Under Ten Awards sponsored by the Young Alumni Chapter
Fifteen alumni were recognized for their service to the University as recipients of the 2020 and 2021 Alumni Awards.

Faculty/Staff Honors

Brittany Anderson
Mary Layton "Mel" Atkinson
David Boyd
Kimberly Buch
Mark Wilson
Brad Yeckley

Awards and Rankings

American Association of State Colleges and Universities Excellence and Innovation Award (2021)
Forbes "America's Best Mid-Sized Employer" (2022)
Military Friendly School Gold Award (2022-23)
First-gen Forward Designation Center for First-generation Student Success
U.S. Department of Energy's Waves to Water Competition - Second Place Team
Frank Murray Leadership Recognition Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Program Rankings


Master of Public Administration. (local government management) (U.S. News & World Report)


Online Master of Education (U.S. News & World Report)


Master of Science in Mathematical Finance (TFE Times)

Charlotte 49er Athletics

All C-USA Selections
C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal
Participating in NCAA Tournaments
C-USA Championships
C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll