Lowe’s donates $1.5 million to UNCC tech programs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lowe’s Cos. Inc. has committed $1.5 million to UNC Charlotte as part of efforts to strengthen the university’s position as a technology hub.

UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics will utilize that donation to build a talent pipeline for Lowe’s, the Charlotte region and beyond. Funds will be used to establish the Lowe’s Endowed Chair in Computer Science as well as the Lowe’s Technology Innovation Fund.

Read more here about what that means for the university as well as the development of tech talent in the region.