Charlotte ’Canes

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Welcome to the home page for the Charlotte ’Canes

Charlotte 'Canes serves as the official representative of the University of Miami Alumni Association.  There are over 950 Hurricane alumni in the Charlotte area to keep that orange and green bond alive. This is your local connection to the growing global UM network!

The Charlotte ’Canes Community is led by local University of Miami volunteers to provide an opportunity for alumni, parents, students and friends to connect to UM through a variety of different programs and events. We host a variety of programming that include educational and social programs, as well as networking opportunities across various professions.  If you are looking for additional opportunities to volunteer, click here!

Signature Events to Look For:

Connect with “The U”:

UConnect: Update your contact info to get involved with the ’Canes Community in your area for networking and events.  This will help you receive updates about when the University of Miami Alumni Association will be in your area and local events put on by your ’Canes Community. If you’re not hearing about activities where you live, UConnect!

For more information, please contact the Charlotte ’Canes at

2016-2017 Charlotte ’Canes Executive Board

  • President - Jason Wilson, B.S.C.E. '98
  • Vice President / President-Elect - Shannan Richards, B.A. '05
  • Secretary - Caleb Weith, B.S.E. '09
  • Treasurer - Gary Rautenstrauch, B.B.A. '75
  • Director-at-Large - Damione Lewis, B.A. '01
  • Director-at-Large - Silvana Lewis, B.A. '00, MSE '02
  • Immediate Past President - Judson Dry, B.B.A. '07

PRIDE Chairs

  • (P)rofessional and Social Networking - TBD
  • (R)ecruitment and Scholarship - TBD
  • (I)bis Sports - Brian Guild, Jeffery Brooks, B.S. '95
  • (D)evotion to Community - Nayfe Carreño, B.S.C. '09, M.S.E. '10
  • (E)ducation - Kaylin Shutte, B.M. '10