University City


University City

Art of negotiation: Business negotiation will be the topic of discussion at the Ben Craig Center's next Venture Knowledge luncheon series for entrepreneurs.

The event will begin at 11:45 a.m. Feb. 2 at the center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road, Suite 100. The program will start at noon. Register by Feb. 1 by contacting Carolyn Smith, or 704-548-9113. Lunch is available for $5 (cash only).


Volunteers and service: The Derita Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month at Texas Ranch Steakhouse, 1310 W. Sugar Creek Road.

Lions Clubs are part of an international network of men and women in 205 countries and geographic areas who work together to serve needs in their communities. For information about the Derita club, call Earl Thomas, president, at 704-547-0499.

On Campus

Art and Culture: Get tickets now for a chamber music festival titled "The Catalyst Quartet." The event will start at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Belk Theater in Robinson Hall, 9201 University City Blvd.

The festival will focus on works by Ravel, Beethoven, Webern and Ginastera. Tickets are $9 or $7 for senior adults and UNCC staff members. Contact the box office at

Advanced degree programs: Learn about the application and admission processes for the university's doctoral, master's and certificate programs during an information session 4-5 p.m. Wednesday in room 228 of Cato Hall, 9201 University City Blvd.

The session will include a brief overview of fellowships, financial aid and assistantships. Contact Maryanne Maree-Sams for information at or 704-687-7243.