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Kirsten Khire, Belk College of Business | 704-687-7601 | 704-885-4134 | kkhire@uncc.edu 

Buffie Stephens, UNC Charlotte Media Relations | 704-687-5830 | 980-355-3110 | BuffieStephens@uncc.edu 

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Alumna: 40 years of wisdom

   June 16, 2017
I just celebrated my 40th birthday, and with age comes wisdom – at least I hope. I always thought of myself as just a late bloomer. I was happy with my mediocre job, mediocre relationships and a mediocre bank account. I felt there would always be time to make a change; because after all, I would be young forever and spending time improving my situation would impinge on my fun and freedom. It is...

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Master's students named finalists in international data analytics competition

   June 13, 2017
Three graduate student teams from UNC Charlotte are finalists for the 2017 Teradata University Network (TUN) Data and Analytics Challenge, an international data analytics competition. From more than 70 submissions, just 17 finalists were selected, three of which are UNC Charlotte teams who will represent the Belk College of Business at the final competition. Shivam Thanvi, a Belk College MBA...

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Professor receives engagement award

   June 9, 2017

Dr. Linda Swayne, professor of marketing, has won the J. Murrey Atkins Library Faculty Engagement Award. The Atkins Library Faculty Engagement Award is given to a UNC Charlotte faculty member who has engaged in innovative or exceptional work with library collections, programs, and services.

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More slow economic growth forecast for North Carolina

   June 5, 2017
The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, UNC Charlotte professor says. In 2017, the North Carolina economy is expected to increase by an inflation-adjusted rate of 2.4 percent over the 2016 level, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton during the Mid-Year Economic Update at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte. Connaughton said there are...

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College honors faculty and staff during 2017 awards

   April 27, 2017

The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte recently presented awards to faculty and staff recognizing their accomplishments in teaching, research and service. The 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards were presented by Dean Steven Ott on April 21 to:
 

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UNC Charlotte M.S. in Economics ranked #39 in North America by Eduniversal

   April 12, 2017
UNC Charlotte ranked among the top 40 programs in North America in Eduniversal’s 2017 Best Masters Ranking for graduate programs in economics. The Belk College of Business M.S. in Economics placed No. 39 in this year’s ranking, which includes programs from the most prestigious schools in the world, such as Harvard Business School, Berkeley and Yale University. Eduniversal analyzed more than 17,...

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Faculty Insight: Risk, Uncertainty and Financial Analysis

   April 12, 2017
The best strategy for your business is one that is well-informed – and the best way to become well-informed is by a true understanding of your company and its competition. The recent history of your company and its competitors is all contained in your financial statements and the operating, financing, and investment data – or cash flow information – from your competitors. Do you know how to read...

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UNC Charlotte’s MBA once again named a “Tier 1” program in Global MBA Rankings

   April 6, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s MBA has once again been recognized as a top program in the nation by CEO Magazine. The Belk College of Business’ MBA was named a “Tier 1” program for North American universities in the newly released 2017 CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings. UNC Charlotte consistently has placed among top part-time MBA programs nationally and internationally. In 2016, the Belk College’s MBA was...

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Dr. Kohut: Providing Feedback and the Multigenerational Workplace

   March 21, 2017

Blog post by Dr. Gary Kohut

One of the most important – yet challenging – skills an effective leader can hone is the ability to give effective feedback. Whether in formal evaluations or casual check-ins, feedback is essential to your team’s development and improvement. It reflects effective listening, motivates employees, serves as a tool for continued...

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U.S. News ranks UNC Charlotte’s part-time MBA #42 nationally

   March 14, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business achieved its highest ranking to date in the part-time MBA rankings by U.S. News and World Report, placing No. 42 among all business schools nationwide. The Belk College’s part-time MBA jumped 17 spots over last year in the 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released Tuesday. UNC Charlotte tied at No. 42 with Purdue University, Boston University and The...

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