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Nov 07, 2023

Queens University Mourns the Passing of Business Leader and Philanthropist Wayland H. Cato Jr.

The Queens community is deeply saddened by the passing of Wayland H. Cato Jr., a longtime supporter and generous philanthropist whose contributions were instrumental in the establishment of the Cato […]

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Nov 03, 2023

Transfer Student Finds Unmatched Opportunities at Queens 

Jennifer Colindres Miranda ‘24 always knew she wanted to be a Royal. Thanks to a Presidential Scholarship from Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) and a scholarship she received as part […]

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Oct 30, 2023

Isabel Wilkerson Captivates Sold-Out Crowd at Queens University’s Learning Society Event 

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson recently visited Queens University of Charlotte to discuss her latest book, “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.” Wilkerson offered a profound and insightful exploration of […]

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Oct 26, 2023

Ally Financial and Lowe’s Honored for Investing in Queens’ Innovative Vision

Queens University of Charlotte recently welcomed Ally Financial Inc. and Lowe’s Companies, Inc. into its Ministrare Leadership Society, a prestigious group reserved for the university’s most generous benefactors. These organizations […]

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Oct 15, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month | Karole Pelcastre Avilez ‘25

Karole Pelcastre Avilez ‘25 moved to North Carolina from Mexico at the age of five. The support of her parents and teachers helped her excel in school—a place where she […]

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Oct 13, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month | Joanna “Jo” Mercado ‘19 

A familiar face on campus, Associate Director for Student Engagement Jo Mercado ‘19 has spent nearly seven years of her life at Queens – first as a student, and now as […]

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Oct 13, 2023

Honors Student Uses Mindfulness to Combat the Stigma of Mental Health

Queens University’s proximity to Charlotte has allowed Ryan Byrd ‘24 to cultivate an intense passion for mindfulness and yoga that has blossomed during his time as a Royal. Thanks to […]

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Oct 10, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month | Oscar Barunza Hidalgo, DBA

As an assistant professor of entrepreneurship and data analytics for Queens University of Charlotte’s McColl School of Business, you’ll often find Oscar Barzuna Hidalgo, DBA, engaging with his students beyond […]

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Oct 06, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month | Reminders of Home and Heritage

Two students excel as leaders in the Latin American Student Organization Dreams came true when Maria Duran Colin ’25 and Daphne Mendoza Tristan ‘26 were accepted to Queens University of […]

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Oct 04, 2023

Carolinas Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Celebrates New Laureates

The McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte, along with its Entrepreneurial Leadership Circle (ELC), recently honored distinguished business leaders at the 13th annual Carolinas Entrepreneur Hall of […]

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