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

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UNC Charlotte teams recognized at Deloitte FanTAXtic competition

   November 28, 2016

A five-person student team from UNC Charlotte has been named as one of nine regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition, and will be competing in the national competition in January. In addition, another team from UNC Charlotte finished second in the regionals, receiving a national honorable mention.

Sixty teams representing 43 colleges and...

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Emeritus faculty member gives $2.5 million, department renamed Turner School of Accountancy in his honor

   November 3, 2016
Professor Emeritus Thomas C. Turner, who helped establish the Department of Accounting at UNC Charlotte, is donating $2.5 million to UNC Charlotte. The department is being renamed the Turner School of Accountancy in his honor. Turner's gift will provide scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate accounting students within the Belk College of Business who possess high moral...

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UNC Charlotte’s M.S. in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 23 by QuantNet

   October 28, 2016
UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 23 in the QuantNet 2017 Rankings of Best Financial Engineering Programs. This is the fourth national ranking for the Mathematical Finance program, and an improvement from last year’s ranking at No. 24. The rankings are calculated based on a series of factors, including placement success, student selectivity, an employer...

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DeVore presents fall 2016 CEO Speaker Series

   October 20, 2016

Alumna Susan DeVore ’81 stepped onto the stage of the Popp Martin Student Union at UNC Charlotte. Over the next hour, she shared life lessons with hundreds of students and responded to their questions during the fall 2016 Belk College CEO Speaker Series on Oct. 19.

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​How to succeed as a millennial woman in business

   October 14, 2016
I had the opportunity to attend the recent #NextGenCLT event and I was not disappointed. As a woman millennial finishing my dissertation and studying business, I was excited to hear the four female panelists discuss strategies for success and how to take advantage of opportunities for growth for millennial women in business. The discussion was multifaceted, thoughtful, and sparked future...

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Five honored at first Belk College Alumni Awards

   October 13, 2016

Belk College alumni awards graphicAs part of UNC Charlotte’s Homecoming celebrations, the Belk College of Business honored five alumni and friends...

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Alumna: What it means to be a millennial woman in business

   October 7, 2016
Millennials are a “hot” topic in today’s business world. Though the exact demographics have been debated, some define millennials as those born between 1980 and 2000. Within this 20-year span, I barely make the cut. Yet there is a part of me that is a part of every millennial. This unique generation has changed how and what we expect our voice to influence, how we interact with consumer brands,...

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One year after naming, UNC Charlotte Childress Klein Center for Real Estate raises $5.1 million

   September 30, 2016
One year ago, the UNC Charlotte Childress Klein Center for Real Estate celebrated the naming of the center and a $2.5 million gift by real estate firm Childress Klein. Today, the center reached another milestone. Over the past 12 months, almost 100 companies and individuals from the Charlotte business community have raised a total of more than $5.1 million in support of the center. In September...

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MBA alumna shares 3 tips for women interested in STEM careers

   September 21, 2016
It has been a very interesting journey for me as a leader in the renewable energy industry. I love what I do for many reasons. First, I’m working in an exciting industry that is growing and developing. The growing support and acceptance of renewable energy within our community is very encouraging. Unlike with fossil fuels, there are several challenges of integrating these variable resources...

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AACSB Honors UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business Alumnus, Lowe’s CEO Robert A. Niblock

   September 19, 2016
Today, business school graduates are increasingly using their degrees to make a difference not only in the corporate world, but also across society. The important contributions of UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business alumnus Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., and 29 other change makers are recognized as part of the 2016 AACSB Influential Leaders Challenge...

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