Fact Friday 432 - Skate Day at UNC Charlotte

Fact Friday 432 - Skate Day at UNC Charlotte

Happy Friday!

The academic year ended just a few days ago, but did you know that UNC Charlotte once brought in a truckload of skates and handed them out to students in Belk Plaza (now known as North Main Quad) so that students could take a break from exams with some movement? That had to be a cool moment!

 Skate Day, April 30, 1981. UA0066 UNC Charlotte Photographs, UNC Charlotte.


One thing I always appreciate when looking at older photos of campus is as much as things have changed, there's always so much that's largely the same. 



UNC Charlotte Special University Collections & Archives on Instagram. May 3, 2024. 

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