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Graduating DBA Scholars Drive Charlotte Business Through Research

Graduating DBA Scholars Drive Charlotte Business Through Research

Doctorate in Business Administration graduates are leveraging research to support the community.
   May 13, 2021

The newest graduates of UNC Charlotte’s Doctorate in Business Administration program are levering their academic research to support business resilience in Charlotte. 

Nineteen scholars will earn their DBA degrees...

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M.S. in Economics: Celebrating 30 Years

M.S. in Economics: Celebrating 30 Years

The nationally ranked program has been providing students with the skills for success for 30 years.
   May 12, 2021

Shanyn Viars found her dream job in a nontraditional field.

After earning her Master of Science in Economics from UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business, Viars was hired as an economic and policy research associate and the only economist on staff at American Rivers, a conservation...

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Belk College Class of 2021 Ready to Make Their Mark

Belk College Class of 2021 Ready to Make Their Mark

873 May 2021 graduates join the Belk College alumni network.
   May 12, 2021

To recognize and celebrate the class of 2021, UNC Charlotte will hold three in-person ceremonies, with approximately 873 students from the Belk College of Business earning their degrees during the spring semester. 

Class of 2021 Belk College graduates will be honored at in-person...

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$2.5 million Gift Establishes Niblock Scholars Program

$2.5 million Gift Establishes Niblock Scholars Program

Belk College alumnus Robert A. Niblock ‘84 continues commitment to UNC Charlotte students.
   May 5, 2021

A $2.5 million gift from alumnus Robert A. Niblock ’84 will establish the Niblock Scholars Program, a unique scholarship program that will launch this fall to support Belk College of Business undergraduate students. ...

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Belk College Senior Awarded NC IDEA Startup Grant

Belk College Senior Awarded NC IDEA Startup Grant

Tech startup is one of 19 selected for a competitive $10,000 grant.
   April 29, 2021

A tech startup co-founded by a Belk College of Business senior has been awarded an NC IDEA competitive seed grant. 

Hot Route Analytics, co-founded by Belk College student Adonis Abdullah, is one of 19 North Carolina startups awarded a $10,000 grant this year through the...

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 Belk College Shatters #NinerNationGives Giving Record

Belk College Shatters #NinerNationGives Giving Record

Business Niner alumni and friends raise over $96,000 during the #NinerNationGives fundraising event.
   April 28, 2021

Belk College of Business alumni, students and friends responded to the call during #NinerNationGives, UNC Charlotte’s sixth annual digital fundraising event, setting a college 49-hour giving record and raising over $96,000....

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4 Takeaways: Charlotte’s Elite Unicorn Club

4 Takeaways: Charlotte’s Elite Unicorn Club

CEO panelists offer insight into their first-hand experience leading billion-dollar startups
   April 23, 2021

The Dean’s Leadership Series, a lunchtime online series for UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business, explored “The Unicorn Club: A Conversation with Two Founders of Charlotte’s Billion Dollar Startups” on Thursday, April 15. 

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Green and Gold Drive Business Around the Globe

Green and Gold Drive Business Around the Globe

50 alumni across three continents help celebrate the college’s 50th anniversary in a new video.
   April 21, 2021

To celebrate five decades of UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business, 50 alumni from locations as far as Taiwan and Germany answered the call to submit photos and video messages for a new commemorative video

The video, “Green and Gold Drive Business...

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How Technology Is Transforming Accounting

How Technology Is Transforming Accounting

The Belk College is providing accounting students with the skills they need for the digital age.
   April 21, 2021

As recently as the early 1990s, aspiring certified public accountants had only a pencil, paper and knowledge in which to draw from to take the CPA exam.

Excel spreadsheets came next. While Excel isn’t going away anytime soon, many accountants are finding the familiar software they know is being replaced with advanced...

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Several Master's Programs Continue Waiving GMAT/GRE Entrance Exams for Summer, Fall Admissions

Several Master's Programs Continue Waiving GMAT/GRE Entrance Exams for Summer, Fall Admissions

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, five programs temporarily remove the GMAT/GRE requirement.
   April 8, 2021

Five UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business master’s degree programs are continuing to waive the GMAT/GRE entrance exam requirements for Summer and Fall 2021 admissions. If the Graduate Admissions Committee can decide upon an application without GMAT/GRE test scores,...

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