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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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Adding a business edge: Introducing the Belk College M.S. in Management

   July 10, 2017
The UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business announces the first Master of Science in Management (M.S. in Management) in the 17-school UNC System. With the support of corporate leaders in Charlotte, the M.S. in Management will provide business acumen to non-business students to meet the rising demand for well-rounded business professionals entering the workforce. The first class of 50 students...

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Alumnus: The one activity anyone can do to get ahead in business

   June 30, 2017
I once read an article about what CEOs credited to their success. Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, said he took time to read everything he could to get additional information. More recently, business leaders from Berkshire Hathaway asked what it is like to work for Warren Buffett and said their jobs require them to read 12 hours a day. While attending UNC Charlotte to earn my MBA, Professor...

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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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