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Spring 3-11-2016

Quick Facts

  • One reason for the consortium is to assist students who want to take military science classes. UNC Charlotte serves as the regional battalion for ROTC instruction. The UNC Charlotte "49er Battalion" is host to satellite programs in several colleges and universities in a more than 100-square-mile area of the Piedmont.
  • In addition to Winthrop, the founding members are six institutions located in Charlotte, North Carolina - University of North Carolina Charlotte, Central Piedmont Community College, Queens University, Johnson C. Smith University, and Johnson & Wales University – and Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina.