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College of Computing and Informatics


The College of Computing and Informatics leads Education and Innovation in Computing and Informatics for the Betterment of Society.

We are committed to cultivating an inclusive culture dedicated to student success and equity in education; stimulating innovative high-risk high-impact research and development; and maintaining a resilient and ethical society of educated, caring citizens.

We are driven to acknowledge inequity and do everything in our power to address it; take responsibility for the ethical implications of technology in everything we do; and to value community and value the well-being and sense of worth of all members.


Up for the Challenge? 

Make a bigger impact by taking advantage of the following challenges!

  • 149 gifts to Kathy Harris Service and Leadership Award or the CCI Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion fund will unlock RSM's $5,000 gift to support women in technology
  • CCI alumnus Paul Bates '92 will match donations to CCI scholarships up to 7,500

Make a Difference 

College of Computing and Informatics Fund

Supports the college's most critical priorities for our students and faculty. These funds help to enhance the overall experience of our students and campus community as well as provides our leadership the flexibility needed to address the unforeseen, novel and unique.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Fund

As a critical value within the College of Computing and Informatics, the equity, diversity and inclusion fund provides resources to enhance efforts to address inequity, build an inclusive community and promote diverse perspectives throughout all we do. 

CCI Alumni Gives Back Scholarship Fund

Student scholarship support to change the lives of our students and their families. With two thirds of our students being eligible for Pell Grants or Subsidized aid, every bit helps as we create the next generation of technology innovators and leaders.  

Dr. Rick Lejk Endowed Scholarship Fund

Named in honor of Dr. Rick Lejk, a longtime faculty advisor, mentor and teacher, this scholarship assists students who show extraordinary promise to persevere obstacles inside the classroom to show all are included and rewarded.  

Kathy Harris Leadership and Service Award

Named in honor of Kathy Harris, an accomplished technology leader, change maker, innovator and advocate for broad and meaningful diversity in technology, this award supports students who exemplify the ideals and characteristics Kathy lived every day, inspiring each recipient and the next generations to change the world around them. 

Success!
NNG "Final 49" Challenge
Thank you for seeing #NinerNationGives through to the very end, Niners! The 49er Legacy Family Scholarship received the most support in the last 49 minutes of giving, unlocking Gene Johnson's generous $4,900 for the fund!
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Leaderboard
Battle of the Units
You did it, Student Affairs! Congratulations on taking home the top spot in the Battle of the Units. Thank you to all Niners for giving!
Rank Battle of the Units Gifts
1 Student Affairs 1,239
2 Charlotte 49ers Athletics 893
3 William States Lee College of Engineering 392
4 Belk College of Business 367
5 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 263
6 Alumni Association 215
7 University Priorities 208
8 Student Giving 189
9 College of Arts + Architecture 170
10 College of Health and Human Services 142
11 Cato College of Education 137
12 College of Computing and Informatics 96
13 Atkins Library 81
14 The Graduate School 59
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LAST DONOR CHALLENGE!
Congratulations to our last donor of #NinerNationGives, Alumni Campus Employee Solomon Franklin '03! Your gift has unlocked the $250 reward for the Jaylen C. Moxley Scholarship. Thank you!
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Success!
4,900 Gifts for #NinerNationGives Challenge
YOU DID IT, NINERS! 4,900 gifts were made in LESS than 49 hours! Thank you to all UNC Charlotte alumni and friends for making such a huge impact during #NinerNationGives this year. Special thanks to Susan Jamison '78 for inspiring us with her generous $4,900 contribution!
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Early Bird Power Hour Challenge 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Thank you for your support, early risers! The Greek Life Fund is the winner of this power hour, securing the $250 reward for the fund!
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$1,000
CCI Dean Mili Challenge
College of Computing & Informatics Dean Fatma Mili is calling all CCI alumni and friends to make a gift during #NinerNationGives! The next 49 gifts to any CCI fund will unlock her $1,000 reward for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
49 / 49 Gifts
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Success!
NNG Kick Off Challenge
Thank you for being among the first to show support during #NinerNationGives! Charlotte 49ers athletics secured the most gifts between noon and 4:09pm, unlocking Gene Johnson's $4,900 prize!
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Success!
Kevin Bailey Dunk Tank Challenge
Thank you for your support during the Dunk Tank power hour, students! Not only did you unlock $500 for the Student Emergency Fund, students made 20 gifts in one hour and Bailey was dunked 23 times! THANK YOU!
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Match
Paul Bates CCI Challenge Match
Thank you to those that doubled their impact to CCI during #NinerNationGives! Our generous challenger Paul Bates has contributed $7,500 in response to your support!
$4,732 MATCHED
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$5,000
Chancellor Sharon Gaber Scholarships Challenge
Chancellor Gaber is proud to see so many Niners supporting UNC Charlotte scholarships during #NinerNationGives. 49 gifts have unlocked her generous reward of $5,000!
49 / 49 Gifts
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Success!
1,049th Gift
Thank you, Brittany Robertson '12! You made the 1,049th gift of #NinerNationGives, unlocking a bonus $500 gift for Cato College of Education!
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Success!
Niner Parents Power Hour Challenge 10a.m. to noon
Thank you, Parents of Niner Nation! The area most supported during our parents power hour was the William States Lee College of Engineering, unlocking a bonus $500 for the college!
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Success!
4,049th Gift
SHOUT OUT to UNC Charlotte friend Beth Koback for making the 4,049th gift of #NinerNationGives! You have unlocked a bonus $500 gift for Project Uplift. Thank you!
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UNLOCKED: 49ers 'Share A Memory' Social Challenge
Thank you for posting your favorite UNC Charlotte memories throughout #NinerNationGives! Your posts have unlocked Ali Lacy Sherrill's generous $5,500 reward for Athletics. Let's keep sharing our pride for 4/9 day!
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Success!
UPDATE: Turn the Map Green Challenge
Thank you to Niners near and far that made a gift to help turn the map green! #NinerNationGives truly is wherever YOU are! Andrew and Emily Baker have generously contributed $500 for UNC Charlotte's day of giving.
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Success!
Faculty & Staff Power Hour 2 to 4 p.m.
Thank you for your support, Faculty and Staff! Your dedication and generosity is overwhelming. 49er Athletics received the most gifts during the power hour, unlocking a bonus $1,000 for the unit!
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Success!
Young Alumni Giving Power Hour 7 to 8 p.m.
Thank you young alumni! The classes of 2011 through 2020 gave the most support to Student Affairs during their power hour, unlocking a bonus gift of $750 for the unit!
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Success!
Student Giving Power Hour 8 to 10 p.m.
Thank you so much student Niners! Students gave the most support to Student Affairs during their power hour, unlocking a bonus gift of $750 for the unit!
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Success!
First time Giving Challenge Noon to 6 p.m.
Congratulations, alumna Keihly Moore '13! Your first ever gift has been chosen as the challenge winner, unlocking $500 for the College of Arts + Architecture. THANK YOU, first time donors of #NinerNationGives!
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Success!
Global Giving Power Hour 6 a.m. to noon EST
Thank you to alumnus Kiyoshi Takai, class of 2001, for being the farthest donor away to support #NinerNationGives! From Tokyo, Japan, your gift has unlocked an additional $500 for the Atkins Library. Niner Nation truly is wherever you are!
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$25,000
Young Alumni Challenge
YOU DID IT, Young Alumni! 349 gifts from young alumni have unlocked Deep Patel's generous $25,000 reward for #NinerNationGives! Thank you!
349 / 349 Gifts
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Match
Student 5:1 Match Challenge
Thank you Student Niners for giving during #NinerNationGives! You've made a HUGE impact this year with the help of Gene Johnson's generous 5:1 match!
$11,761 MATCHED
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$490
Faculty & Staff Giving Challenge
THANK YOU Faculty and Staff! Your overwhelming support of #NinerNationGives has unlocked our Challenger's increased gift of $490!
490 / 490 Gifts
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Student Dare to Donate Leaderboard
How many student gifts can be made in 49 hours?! WE NEED TO REACH 1,049 STUDENT DONORS TO UNLOCK A CLUB LIT DANCE-OFF BETWEEN COACH HEALY AND NORM!
UNC Charlotte Affiliation
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Student 1,127
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$5,000
Charlotte 49ers Student Athlete Challenge
You did it, 49er athletes! 149 gifts have unlocked Craig Brown's reward of $5,000. Go Niners!
149 / 149 Gifts
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Leaderboard
Greek Chapter Giving Leaderboard
Hey UNC Charlotte Greeks! Let's see which Greek Organization can get the most donations during the 49 hours of #NinerNationGives!
Greek Organization
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Chi Omega 129
2 Alpha Delta Pi 122
3 Kappa Delta 117
4 Delta Sigma Phi 84
5 Kappa Sigma 73
6 Alpha Sigma Phi 69
7 Sigma Alpha Epsilon 64
8 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 48
9 Zeta Beta Tau 46
10 Sigma Alpha Omega 23
11 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 17
12 Pi Kappa Phi 13
13 Zeta Tau Alpha 11
14 Delta Zeta 11
15 Sigma Kappa 9
16 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 8
17 Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity 7
18 Alpha Chi Omega 5
19 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 5
20 Chi Phi 5
21 Sigma Chi 5
22 Kappa Alpha Order 4
23 Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
24 Alpha Tau Omega 4
25 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority 4
26 Phi Delta Theta 3
27 Kappa Alpha Theta 3
28 Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority 3
29 Alpha Omega Epsilon Sorority 3
30 Sigma Tau Gamma 2
31 Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc 1
32 Triangle 1
33 Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority 1
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Graduating Class Leaderboard
Which graduating class of UNC Charlotte will secure the most gifts during #NinerNationGives? Give now to move your class up the leaderboard!
Graduation year
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2021 135
2 2020 119
3 2011 52
4 2022 52
5 2012 48
6 2015 46
7 1993 43
8 2018 40
9 2017 39
10 2010 38
11 2019 38
12 2009 37
13 2013 36
14 2006 34
15 2016 33
16 1992 33
17 2005 32
18 2014 28
19 2023 27
20 1994 27
21 1991 26
22 2000 26
23 2004 25
24 1990 25
25 1988 24
26 2008 24
27 1997 24
28 1998 24
29 1989 23
30 2007 23
31 1999 22
32 2002 21
33 1996 21
34 1995 21
35 2024 19
36 2003 18
37 2001 18
38 1984 16
39 1983 15
40 1987 13
41 1980 11
42 1981 10
43 1982 7
44 1985 7
45 1978 7
46 1979 6
47 1976 6
48 1974 6
49 1986 6
50 1975 4
51 1973 4
52 1977 4
53 1971 2
54 2025 2
55 1968 2
56 1972 1
57 1969 1
58 1954 1
59 1970 1
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Charlotte 49ers Team Leaderboard
The competition is on! Make a gift to move your team to the top of the challenge leaderboard!
Student Athlete Sport
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Track & Field/XC 52
2 Football 37
3 Women's Soccer 33
4 Men's Soccer 29
5 Softball 24
6 Women's Basketball 16
7 Cheerleading 15
8 Volleyball 14
9 Men's Golf 9
10 Men's Basketball 6
11 Baseball 6
12 Women's Tennis 5
13 Men's Tennis 4
14 Dance Team 3
15 Women's Golf 1
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