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It's a "Seven-Peat": UNC Charlotte SIFE team wins regional competition, again

The UNC Charlotte Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team won the SIFE USA regional league competition on March 29.

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Belk College to offer dual-degree economics program with Copenhagen Business School

The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte and the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark are collaborating on a new master's degree program in economics.

Graduates of the program will receive both an M.S. in Economics with an Economics/Finance concentration from UNC Charlotte and an M.S. in Applied Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School. Students will spend one...

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Jeff Kane joins Belk College as Executive-in-Residence

Jeff Kane joins Belk College as Executive-in-Residence

Jeffrey S. Kane, a UNC Charlotte trustee who retired last year as the officer in charge of the Charlotte branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, has joined the Belk College of Business as Executive-in-Residence.

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Center for Real Estate board chair earns key promotion at Bank of America

Ron Curtis, the chair of the advisory boardfor the Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte, has been promoted to president of commercial real estate banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Curtis most recently served as the commercial real estate executive for the east division. In his new position, he will be responsible for a national team serving the real estate development...

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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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Tammy Beck wins best paper award

Tammy Beck, who joins the Belk College this fall as an assistant professorof management, received theAcademy of Management Journal'sBest Paper Award for 2007.

Her coauthored article, “Radical Change Accidentally: The Emergence and Amplification of Small Change,”was deemedbest amongwork published in Volume 50 (year 2007) ofthe journal.

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UNC Charlotte and the Levine Museum of the New South partner on new exhibit and community conversations

UNC Charlotte is the education sponsor of a new, year-long exhibit at the Levine Museum of the New South. The museum debuted “Changing Places: From Black and White to Technicolor,” Saturday, Feb. 14.

The multipart project will explore how people in the Charlotte region are dealing with the growing cultural diversity and change created by the influx of newcomers from across the U.S. and...

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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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