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Video Series Shows How Green and Gold Drive Business

Video Series Shows How Green and Gold Drive Business

New 50th anniversary-themed videos highlight Business Niners in Charlotte.
   February 26, 2021

The Belk College of Business has unveiled a new series of videos in connection with its 50th anniversary celebration. 

The series – which supports the anniversary theme “Green and Gold Drive Business” – highlights alumni, students and faculty, and their impact in Charlotte. ...

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Three Considerations as You Decide on a Business Master’s Degree

Three Considerations as You Decide on a Business Master’s Degree

Student Insight: Kelvin Pineda, M.S. in Management Ambassador, shares what you should keep in mind.
   February 22, 2021

Deciding to pursue a graduate degree is a major life decision that must be carefully considered as it is both a sizable financial and time investment. Admittedly when I decided to apply, I had little idea of what the journey would entail but was struck by the idea of obtaining my master’s degree as I knew it would open new...

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M.S. in Mathematical Finance Increases to No. 12 Ranking in US

M.S. in Mathematical Finance Increases to No. 12 Ranking in US

M.S. in Math Finance soars to its highest ranking ever, according to TFE Times
   February 16, 2021

UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program has once again been named among the top-ranked programs in the nation, ranking No. 12 in the ...

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Remembering Former Dean Steven Ott

Remembering Former Dean Steven Ott

Former dean’s leadership brought tremendous growth to the college.
   February 10, 2021

Steven Ott, whose leadership helped transform UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business into a leading research business school, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at age 65. 

Ott’s tenure as dean, from 2011-19, was a time of growing student enrollment, expansion of academic programs and research, and growing engagement with alumni and...

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Four Belk College Researchers Among World’s Top 2%

Four Belk College Researchers Among World’s Top 2%

The list evaluated and ranked approximately 7 million scientists across more than 20 disciplines.
   February 9, 2021

A recent Stanford University study placed four faculty researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business among the top 2% of scientists in the world.

The report, first published in PLOS Biology Journal, evaluated and ranked approximately 7 million scientists across more than 20...

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Belk College Launches Living History Project

Belk College Launches Living History Project

The college is partnering with the Atkins Library to tell the story of its faculty.
   February 8, 2021

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Dynamic Dean: Jennifer Troyer

Dynamic Dean: Jennifer Troyer

Dean brings a business mindset and an entrepreneurial approach to leadership.
   February 8, 2021

Jennifer Troyer, who became dean of the Belk College of Business in July, is focused on the college’s future.

The pandemic has not deterred Troyer from her goal to connect the greater Charlotte business community and the college’s...

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Belk College Alumna Receives Excellence in Leadership Award

Belk College Alumna Receives Excellence in Leadership Award

Rose Brown ‘17 aims to leave a legacy of hope
   January 28, 2021

Belk College of Business alumna Rose Brown ‘17 Management and Psychology has been awarded the UNC Charlotte Black Alumni Chapter 2020 Excellence in Leadership Award for Public Service. 

Brown says she aims to leave a legacy of hope for women of underrepresented and marginalized populations. She is an active member of the...

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How Charlotte business leaders can aim for 'better' instead of 'business as usual' in 2021

How Charlotte business leaders can aim for 'better' instead of 'business as usual' in 2021

   January 28, 2021

As we bid 2020 farewell and settle into 2021, there are a lot of questions on the minds of Charlotteans, and one of the biggest questions is “when will things go back to normal?”

Dr. Janaki Gooty and Dr. George Banks, are sharing why we should be...

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Forging Leaders: UNC Charlotte’s MBA turns 50

Forging Leaders: UNC Charlotte’s MBA turns 50

The first graduate program for working business professionals in the region launched in August 1970.
   January 15, 2021

Manuel Zapata ’69, ’72 still remembers his first class in UNC Charlotte’s MBA program 50 years ago. “The professor said, ‘Welcome to the MBA program. We are going to practice with you,’” said Zapata, who had immigrated from Chile three years earlier.

Verl Purdy ’73 traveled from West Virginia to...

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