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Center for Real Estate on target to reach $4 million goal

The Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte is moving closer to reaching its $4 million fundraising campaign goal.

Campaign co-chairs Fred Klein, senior managing partner at Childress Klein Properties, and Todd Mansfield, chairman and CEO of Crosland LLC, recently announced $325,000 in new commitments.

The law firms of K...

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Connaughton elected president of Southern Regional Science Association

Connaughton elected president of Southern Regional Science Association

John Connaughton, professor of economics in the Belk College of Business and director of the UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast for North Carolina, has been elected president of the Southern Regional Science Association (SRSA) for 2009-10.

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UNC Charlotte students compete in national investment challenge

Ateam of UNC Charlotte students recentlyrepresented North Carolina in a national investment research challenge in New York City.

Lee Bowles, Jarrod Green, Brian Schiffer, Suken Shah and Bruce Silberman qualified by having the top report and oral presentation in a state challenge in February, where they competed against teams from UNC Chapel Hill and Duke, Wake Forest and...

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BAC member named Business Leader of the Year

Curt Fochtmann, managing partner for the Carolinas at Ernst...

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Zhou earns best-paper honor at Harvard conference

Zhou earns best-paper honor at Harvard conference

Kevin Zhou, the Reese Distinguished Scholar in International Business in the Department of Marketing of the Belk College of Business, and his co-author, Laura Poppo (University of Kansas), recently returned from a conference at Harvard University where they received theManagement and Organization Review (MOR) China Goes Global Best Paper award for 2008. More than 100 faculty from 28 countries...

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Belk College faculty raise funds for cancer research

Belk College professors Richard Buttimer (Finance), Craig Depken (Economics) and Doug Pugh (Management) participated in Charlotte's "24 Hours of Booty" fundraiser July 25-26.

24 Hours of Booty is a 24-hour road cycling charity event that raises funds for the Lance Armstrong Foundation.The event originated in 2002 and adopted the...

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University Career Center recognizes Kerr as Career Champion

University Career Center recognizes Kerr as Career Champion

Daryl Kerr, director for undergraduate student services in the Belk College of Business, recently received the Faculty Career Champion Award by the UNC Charlotte Career Center.

Awarded annually, the Faculty Career Champion Award recognizesfaculty members for their commitment to career development issues, their championship of career related services and programs, their efforts to...

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UNC Charlotte earns prestigious national recognition for community engagement

UNC Charlotte has been selected for a prestigious 2008 Community Engagement elective classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

The designation recognizes institutions that have internalized and sustained their commitment to collaborate with communities through teaching, research, and outreach.

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Saturn GM visits Belk College marketing class

Saturn GM visits Belk College marketing class

Jill Lajdziak, general manager of General Motors' Saturn division,spoke toundergraduatestudents in the Belk College duringa recent visit to Charlotte.

Lajdziak, who headed Saturn'ssales, service and marketing operations before being named general manager in 1999, discussedSaturn's strategy for introducing new models -including a hybrid-with Dana Lanham's retail...

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Blenman elected president of Midwest Finance Association

Lloyd Blenman, professor of finance in the Belk College of Business, has been elected president of the Midwest Finance Association, the second oldest academic finance association in North America.

Blenman, who joined the UNC Charlotte faculty in 1999, holds a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. His work has been published in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the...

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