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Belk College faculty recognized at university convocation

Several Belk College faculty members were recognized for career milestones at today's University Convocation at UNC Charlotte.

  • Dr. Cem Saydam, operations management, was recognized for 25 years of service.
  • Dr. Kelly Zellars, management, was promoted to full professor.
  • Dr. Faith Neale, finance, was awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor....

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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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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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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 professor moderates CFO roundtable

Belk College professor moderates CFO roundtable

Dr. Jack Cathey, interim chair of the Department of Accounting and interim associate dean for finance and operations for the Belk College of Business, recently moderated the annual CFO Roundtable program for the Charlotte Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI).

Pictured from left are Dr. Howard Godfrey, professor of accounting and FEI Charlotte Chapter...

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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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