IMPACT This Year

As of the Fall 2013 semester, there are 302 participants; 112 are enrolled in the College Transfer program and 190 are enrolled in career and technical programs.

February 2014

To enhance students’ career, personal, and leadership development, College staff offer various workshops, community service and fellowship activities. In February, members of IMPACT joined fellow students, staff, and faculty members to visit the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro. The Museum celebrates the nonviolent protests of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins that served as a catalyst in the national civil rights movement.

Four female dancers at the Contribute2 Something and Step Show.March 2014

In March, members of M3P and the Student Government Association co-hosted an inspirational evening of learning how to make the world a better place. At 2014 Contribute2 Something & Step Show keynote speaker David Sylvester spoke about how to motivate people to donate time, resources, talents and guidance to their neighborhood, community and world through cross cultural experiences interactions, physical activity and mentoring. Mr. Sylvester, an award-winning author, founded the non-profit Contribute2. He shared stories of his adventures biking on three continents: North America, Africa and Asia. The journey took him through 15 states, 21 different countries and across 20,000 miles. Members of the UNC Charlotte Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha and Omega Psi Phi put on a step show and talked about their service projects.

Participants have toured UNC-Charlotte and Winston Salem State and attended the Minority Male Leadership conference in March.

April 2014

Members of IMPACT participated in an end of the year event on April 22, 2014 with Dr. Beverly Bryant, from NC A&T and Mr. Kenston Griffin of Dream Builders, Inc. Business Dining Etiquette was the topic of the event and Dr. Bryant highlighted the appropriate dining skills in a business setting. Additionally, Mr. Griffin delivered a thought provoking keynote that motivated all attendees to strive for excellence.

Business Protocol group photo