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List of Fortune 100 Company CEOs Includes Two UNC Charlotte Alumni

   July 15, 2016

A June 2016 article by US News and World Report reveals, "The CEOs who run the top 100 companies in the nation, according to the 2016 Fortune 500 list,...

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Alumna: How volunteering can advance your career

   July 7, 2016
Last week, I was in good company as a panelist of the first #NextGenCLT event. The topic was community engagement, near and dear to my heart. Serving on boards and being involved in the community can help build a resume and network, make you a more rounded individual and help with skills that can advance your career. While community engagement is important to me, why should it be top of mind for...

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Industry partner funds Childress Klein Center for Real Estate scholarship

   June 29, 2016

The Childress Klein Center for Real Estate (CKCRE) received more than $4,000 toward an endowed scholarship from real estate industry partner, CoreNet Global Carolinas.

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Dean Ott to young business leaders: Engage with your community

   June 15, 2016
As the dean of the business school in the fastest-growing university of the UNC system, I have the opportunity to meet inspirational and successful alumni every single day. In fact, because of our location in one of the most vibrant business cities in the country, UNC Charlotte has an impressive list of alumni who are business leaders and innovators, including many C-suite executives in Fortune...

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Sluggish Economy Forecast for Rest of 2016 and 2017

   June 2, 2016
The North Carolina economy continues to grow, but at a lackluster pace, UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton reported today in the Babson Capital Management/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast. “The N.C. economy is growing slightly more than expected and continues the trend of growth in N.C. Gross State Product for the past four years. Indicators have adjusted downward slightly over last quarter...

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Newest Graduate Programs alumni talk about what’s next

   May 12, 2016
More than 100 graduate students will receive their master’s degrees from the Belk College of Business Friday. We asked some of those graduates about their new jobs, post-graduation plans, and the effect their new degrees have had on their professional careers.

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Student receives 2nd place award in innovation competition

   May 4, 2016
Jonathan Rasmussen, a senior majoring in operations and supply chain management, received $250 and second-place honors in the undergraduate division of the student competition at Innovate Carolina. Innovate Carolina is an annual innovation conference organized by the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Carolinas chapter. Rasmussen’s concept is to improve public transportation...

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College honors faculty and staff during 2016 awards

   April 26, 2016

The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte recently presented annual awards to faculty and staff who have excelled in teaching, research and service. The 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards were presented on April 22 to:

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Risk management and insurance team wins insurance Jeopardy tournament

   April 21, 2016

Four UNC Charlotte students recently won the annual Risk Management and Insurance Jeopardy Competition hosted by the North Carolina Surplus Lines Association (NCSLA), while also taking home a trophy for the third win in five years.  

The team consisted of seniors Jesse Fuery, Alexandria Bose, Charles Eisenhauer, and Christopher Wescott. Fuery, Bose, and Eisenhauer are all finance...

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From Copenhagen to Charlotte: Dual degree student finishes year abroad with research honors

   April 20, 2016
To cap off his year spent studying in the M.S. in Economics program in Charlotte, Scandinavian student Konstantin Ekstrom proudly took third place in the oral sessions for Business, Public Health, and Social Sciences at UNC Charlotte's 16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium on April 2. As a dual-degree student, Ekstrom is simultaneously earning an M.S. in Economics concentrating in Quantitative...

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