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4 Takeaways: Commercial Real Estate and COVID-19

4 Takeaways: Commercial Real Estate and COVID-19

Panelists for the Dean's Leadership Series focus on the pandemic and commercial real estate
   October 19, 2020

The Dean’s Leadership Series, the Belk College’s new online series, focused on the impact of COVID-19 on commercial real estate with a panel of Charlotte-based real estate leaders on Thursday, Oct. 15. 

Here are four takeaways from the session. 

1. Work collaboratively ...

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Announcing the 2020 Belk College Alumni Award Honorees

Announcing the 2020 Belk College Alumni Award Honorees

Honorees will be celebrated during a virtual event on Nov. 11
   October 12, 2020

The Belk College of Business will honor four alumni and friends for their accomplishments, service and dedication to the college during the 2020 Belk College Alumni Awards on Nov. 11. 

The sixth annual Belk College Alumni Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Belk College Alumni Council, will be broadcast ...

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Belk College Faculty Researching Ethical Behaviors to Teach Leadership

Belk College Faculty Researching Ethical Behaviors to Teach Leadership

Belk College of Business researchers driving studies of ethical leadership
   October 8, 2020

Belk College of Business faculty researchers were featured by UNC Charlotte as being at the forefront of studying tenets of ethical leadership to foster better decision-making skills. 

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DBA Scholar Launches Nonpartisan Voter Outreach Initiative

DBA Scholar Launches Nonpartisan Voter Outreach Initiative

Kim Harris’ Clear The Air is a nonpartisan, civic initiative focused on voter participation.
   October 7, 2020

Just in time for the 2020 elections, Belk College of Business Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) candidate Kim Harris has launched a new voter outreach website. 

Clear...

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Students, alumnus make Charlotte Inno ‘Under 25’ list

Students, alumnus make Charlotte Inno ‘Under 25’ list

List honors young tech leaders.
   October 6, 2020

Two Belk College of Business students and a recent graduate have been named to the Charlotte Inno’s 2020 “Under 25” list of young tech leaders. 

These “most promising and notable entrepreneurs”...

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Wear Your Crown: Student Starts Non-profit

Wear Your Crown: Student Starts Non-profit

Lauren Martin hopes organization will help women discover themselves
   September 30, 2020

Business Niner Lauren Martin has gone above and beyond during her time with the Belk College of Business. 

Martin, a junior majoring in marketing and supply chain management, completed an internship this summer with Zuryc, a Charlotte-based business technology provider. She says the internship not only helped her discover her passion...

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4 Takeaways from the Inaugural Dean’s Leadership Series

4 Takeaways from the Inaugural Dean’s Leadership Series

Panelists focus on leading in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace
   September 30, 2020

The Belk College of Business launched the Dean’s Leadership Series on Monday, Sept. 28, with a conversation on Leading on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion featuring a panel four Charlotte business leaders. 

Here are four takeaways from the event:
 

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Childress Klein Center for Real Estate Welcomes New Director

Childress Klein Center for Real Estate Welcomes New Director

Dr. Yongqiang Chu shares his goals for the center and how they'll benefit students
   September 25, 2020

In July, the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate (CKCRE) welcomed its new director, Dr. Yongqiang Chu.

Chu, who joined the Belk College of Business in 2018,   will...

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MSRE Alumna Opens Affordable Housing Advisory Firm

MSRE Alumna Opens Affordable Housing Advisory Firm

Liz Ward pursues dream of opening independent firm focused on community
   September 24, 2020

Liz Ward ‘14, a graduate of the Belk College’s Master of Science in Real Estate program, has recently opened Give Impact, an independent advisory services firm that focuses on solutions for ...

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North Carolina’s Economic Forecast: A Comeback in 2021

North Carolina’s Economic Forecast: A Comeback in 2021

Belk College Economist John Connaughton predicts a rebound in 2021
   September 23, 2020

The new year could bring a resurgence for North Carolina’s economy, which took a historic hit this spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to John Connaughton, director of the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast. 

"While 2021 represents the first full year of the economic comeback from the COVID-19 recession, it is likely to take until early 2022...

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