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Alumni entrepreneurs inspire students

The Belk College extends sincere gratitude to alumni JohnOwens ’90 from Ameritrust, Michelle Menard ’97 from Choice Translating and Brian Hamlett ’04 from mPower Consulting for speaking to the Introduction to Entrepreneurship class this month.

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Charlotte Business Journal recognizes Belk College alumni and staff among "40 Under 40"

Charlotte Business Journal recognizes Belk College alumni and staff among "40 Under 40"

The Charlotte Business Journal recently honored two Belk College graduates and the college's development director in their annual "40 Under 40" feature:


Beth Fischer – director of development, Belk College of Business
• Jessica Brown '03 – vice president, brokerage, CB Richard Ellis
• Jessica Dill '00, MAcc ‘01 – advisory services manager, Grant...

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Belk College PhD students' papers presented at international conference

Muhammad Zaffar and Haya Ajjan, both students in the Ph.D. in IT program in the Belk College of Business,had co-authoredpapers presented at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), held in Paris last December.

CIS is the premier, selective, international conference on information systems. Only about 20 percent of the papers submitted are accepted.

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UNC Charlotte SIFE team to participate in national competition

UNC Charlotte SIFE team to participate in national competition

A team from the UNC Charlotte chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) will travel to Philadelphia to participate in the organization’s annual exposition and national competition May 10-12.

This is UNC Charlotte’s sixth appearance in SIFE’s national competition. The team has won the regional competition every year since its founding in 2004.

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SIFE hosts summit on hunger, poverty

Students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, UNC Charlotte and Germany participated in a global summit yesterday to share perspectives on world hunger. The title of the summit, hosted and organized by the UNCCharlotte chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)was “Hunger & Poverty: Uniting Youth for a Common Cause.”

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Ott to lead ULI professional development workshop

Ott to lead ULI professional development workshop

Steven Ott, the John Crosland Jr. professor of real estate in the Belk College of Business and director of the Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte, is leading a professional development workshop for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) August 24-25 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Ott is the lead instructor for "Valuation and Acquisition Strategies in a Distressed Market," which...

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Belk College celebrates diversity at Heritage Feast

Faculty and staff in the Belk College of Business celebrated diversity today at the first annual Heritage Feast, a potluck celebration of ethnic, regional and cultural foods. Attendees provided a favorite dish and voted on their favorites.

Congratuations to the winners:

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BISOM faculty receive university grant for curriculum development

Sungjune Park andChandrasekar Subramaniam, both assistant professors of management information systems, have been awardeda grantfor their pedagogical project, “The Use of Virtualization Technologies in Information Systems Education.”

The Faculty CID Grant is funded by UNC Charlotte to support innovation in curriculum and instructional...

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Belk College launches new professional development program for graduate students

The Belk College of Business is pleased to announce a new professional development initiative for graduate students: the Professional Development Program, or PDP.

The PDP will help students define their individual skills, values, interests and potential so they can focus their career goals. A highlight of the program will be a mentoring component, in which students...

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Mynatt receives Turner Award

Mynatt receives Turner Award

Pat Mynatt, lecturer in accounting, has been named the 2010 recipient of the Thomas C. Turner Distinguished Teaching Lectureship by the Department of Accounting.

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