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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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Developing your personal brand as a millennial

   March 6, 2017
While navigating the murky waters of career development, being able to express one’s personal brand is important. Millennial job seekers need to ask themselves, “What sets me apart?” This differentiation piece is vital. Thinking that you’re too early in your career to have a personal brand is a mistake. In fact, most millennials are already marketing themselves, whether they know it or not.

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Connaughton: Slow economic growth will continue

   March 2, 2017
The national and state economies will continue the slow growth pattern in 2017 that has continued for the past seven-plus years, but North Carolina will need to focus on productivity growth this year, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton today during the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast. “Positive economic growth in 2017 would represent the eighth consecutive year of economic...

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Alumnus shares 3 steps to personal branding

   February 17, 2017
I was honored to participate on the #NextGenCLT panel, which focused on effective personal branding. This is a topic which means a lot to me, not just because part of my full-time job revolves around it, but because of what personal branding has been able to do for me. In my rather short professional career, I pivoted and changed my personal brand, as well as my career path, all the while...

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TIAA leader presents spring 2017 CEO Speaker Series

   February 9, 2017
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., the president and CEO of TIAA, answered students’ questions about leadership, professional development and financial services during the spring 2017 Belk College of Business CEO Speaker Series on Feb. 1 at UNC Charlotte. (View photos from the spring 2017 CEO Speaker Series). More than 500 students and guests attended the event at the Popp Martin Student Union to hear from...

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#18 Ranking for UNC Charlotte M.S. in Mathematical Finance Program

   January 31, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program has once again been named among the top 20 programs in the nation, ranking No. 18 in the TFE Times’ 2017 Master of Financial Engineering Program Rankings. This is an increase from the previous No. 20 ranking for the Mathematical Finance program, which currently enrolls more than 90 students. The TFE Times’ rankings are the most...

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Student tax team earns second place in national competition

   January 24, 2017
A five-student team from UNC Charlotte earned second place among nine top-ranked teams in the Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition, in January. The UNC Charlotte team earned $1,000 per student and a $5,000 institutional award. The national competition took place Jan. 13-15 at Deloitte University near Dallas, Texas. Team members included accounting majors Rachel Cox...

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Career growth depends on your network

   January 6, 2017
At a certain point in your career, you develop your own philosophy and strategies for professional growth. Those who are lucky enough know the path they want to take right away, while others (the majority of us) are more likely to take longer to figure it out. My own strategy for career growth began to solidify about five years into my career. I was 25 years old at the time and I had just co-...

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CRCBR donates $25,000 to fund MSRE scholarships through 2023

   December 12, 2016

The Childress Klein Center for Real Estate was presented with a $25,000 gift from the

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Five career-growth tips for millennials

   December 12, 2016
Having spent 15 years in the workplace, I can relate to why many millennials are dispirited. It can be discouraging to be constantly decrypting age-old industry jargon, navigating through intricate layers of organizational hierarchy, fending off stereotypes about your generation and attempting to make sense of organizational politics. Some millennials have found, despite persistent late hours at...

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Professor: Slow Economic Growth Expected to Continue in 2017

   December 7, 2016

The economy is continuing to grow, albeit slowly. Post-election and throughout 2017, the economic forecast pattern will continue, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton today during the Barings/UNC Charlotte ...

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