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Connaughton elected president of Southern Regional Science Association

John Connaughton, professor of economics in the Belk College of Business and director of the UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast for North Carolina, has been elected president of the Southern Regional Science Association (SRSA) for 2009-10.

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UNC Charlotte students compete in national investment challenge

Ateam of UNC Charlotte students recentlyrepresented North Carolina in a national investment research challenge in New York City.

Lee Bowles, Jarrod Green, Brian Schiffer, Suken Shah and Bruce Silberman qualified by having the top report and oral presentation in a state challenge in February, where they competed against teams from UNC Chapel Hill and Duke, Wake Forest and...

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BAC member named Business Leader of the Year

Curt Fochtmann, managing partner for the Carolinas at Ernst...

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Blenman elected president of Midwest Finance Association

Lloyd Blenman, professor of finance in the Belk College of Business, has been elected president of the Midwest Finance Association, the second oldest academic finance association in North America.

Blenman, who joined the UNC Charlotte faculty in 1999, holds a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. His work has been published in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the...

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Belk College professor moderates CFO roundtable

Dr. Jack Cathey, interim chair of the Department of Accounting and interim associate dean for finance and operations for the Belk College of Business, recently moderated the annual CFO Roundtable program for the Charlotte Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI).

Pictured from left are Dr. Howard Godfrey, professor of accounting and FEI Charlotte Chapter...

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University Career Center recognizes Kerr as Career Champion

Daryl Kerr, director for undergraduate student services in the Belk College of Business, recently received the Faculty Career Champion Award by the UNC Charlotte Career Center.

Awarded annually, the Faculty Career Champion Award recognizesfaculty members for their commitment to career development issues, their championship of career related services and programs, their efforts to...

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UNC Charlotte earns prestigious national recognition for community engagement

UNC Charlotte has been selected for a prestigious 2008 Community Engagement elective classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

The designation recognizes institutions that have internalized and sustained their commitment to collaborate with communities through teaching, research, and outreach.

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Saturn GM visits Belk College marketing class

Jill Lajdziak, general manager of General Motors' Saturn division,spoke toundergraduatestudents in the Belk College duringa recent visit to Charlotte.

Lajdziak, who headed Saturn'ssales, service and marketing operations before being named general manager in 1999, discussedSaturn's strategy for introducing new models -including a hybrid-with Dana Lanham's retail...

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Depken elected to NAASE office

Craig A. Depken II, associate professor of economics in the Belk College of Business, recently waselected vice president of the North American Association of Sports Economics for 2009-2010. The NAASE promotes and facilitates research and teaching in the economics of sports.

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Connaughton presents state economic forecast Sept. 15

UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton will present his quarterly forecast for the North Carolina economy at a luncheon and press conference Tuesday, Sept. 15, at UNC Charlotte Uptown. Connaughton's presentation begins at noon.

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