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Media Contacts:

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 

Reminder: UNC Charlotte phasing out "@email.uncc.edu" email addresses

Last year, the default email domain for UNC Charlotte faculty and staffwas changed from @email.uncc.edu to @uncc.edu.

On July 1, 2008, the @email.uncc.edu domain will be deactivated, and any email sent to an @email.uncc.edu address will be returned to the sender as undeliverable.

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Connaughton: N.C. economy shows strong growth in 2006; expansion expected through 2007

UNC Charlotte economist presents state economic forecast

The North Carolina economy is expected to grow by 3.5 percent during 2006, UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton reported today in his TIAA-CREF/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast for North Carolina. The growth forecast for 2006 is slightly lower than the growth rate of 4.1 percent experienced during 2005 but considerably higher than the 1.5 percent rate projected in Connaughton’s September...

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UNC Charlotte SIFE team wins regional competition for sixth straight year

The UNC Charlotte Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team won the annual SIFE regional competition March 16 for the sixth consecutive year. The competition,held in Charlotte,served as a preliminary competition for SIFE Nationals.

The UNC Charlotte SIFE team will attend the SIFE National Exposition in Philadelphia May 10-12tocompete against other U.S. regional competition winners.

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Belk College junior awarded prestigious international scholarship

Belk College junior Lilia Shaforostov, along with three other UNC Charlotte undergraduate students, has received a prestigious Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during the 2010-11 academic year.

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UNC Charlotte tax team places in national top ten

A team of UNC Charlotte students has placed in the top ten in the nation in the annualDeloitte Tax Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Deloitte Foundation.

The team consisted of Aaron Cohen, Jessica DeSantis, Russell Griffin, and Maaike Mulders. All are students in the Master of Accountancy program in the Belk College of Business.

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Belk College announces faculty research awards

The Belk College of Business has awarded the following faculty research grants:

Hwan Lin (Economics) received the BarclaysAmerican Summer Research Grant.

Ellen Sewell, Ted Amato and Carol Swartz (Economics) received theJohnson Awards for Teaching Research and Development.

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UNC Charlotte tax team places in national top ten

A team of UNC Charlotte accounting students has placed in the top ten in a national tax competition.

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Former Federal Reserve Executive keynote speaker at Belk College ethics conference

Many of the poor business decisions that led to the nation’s current economic crisis were not necessarily due to a complete lapse in business ethics, but human nature, a former Federal Reserve Bank executive said Tuesday at a conference at UNC Charlotte.

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Gene Johnson '73 honored as outstanding alumnus by Beta Alpha Psi

Gene Johnson '73, chairman and CEO of FairPoint Communications and a member of the Belk College's Business Advisory Council, recently wasinducted as an honorary member of the Eta Alpha Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi and was recognized as an "Outstanding Alumnus" by Beta Alpha Psi and the Department of Accounting at their fallbanquet.

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Belk College alumni, advisors recognized at Best Places to Work luncheon

Five companies led by alumni and advisors of the Belk College were recognized by the Charlotte Business Journal as the "Best Places to Work" for 2008.

They include:

Ameritrust - President and CEO John Owens is a Belk College alumnus.

Greer...

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