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Student tax team earns second place in national competition

Student tax team earns second place in national competition

   January 24, 2017
A five-student team from UNC Charlotte earned second place among nine top-ranked teams in the Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition, in January. The UNC Charlotte team earned $1,000 per student and a $5,000 institutional award. The national competition took place Jan. 13-15 at Deloitte University near Dallas, Texas. Team members included accounting majors Rachel Cox...

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Career growth depends on your network

Career growth depends on your network

   January 6, 2017
At a certain point in your career, you develop your own philosophy and strategies for professional growth. Those who are lucky enough know the path they want to take right away, while others (the majority of us) are more likely to take longer to figure it out. My own strategy for career growth began to solidify about five years into my career. I was 25 years old at the time and I had just co-...

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CRCBR donates $25,000 to fund MSRE scholarships through 2023

   December 12, 2016

The Childress Klein Center for Real Estate was presented with a $25,000 gift from the

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Five career-growth tips for millennials

Five career-growth tips for millennials

   December 12, 2016
Having spent 15 years in the workplace, I can relate to why many millennials are dispirited. It can be discouraging to be constantly decrypting age-old industry jargon, navigating through intricate layers of organizational hierarchy, fending off stereotypes about your generation and attempting to make sense of organizational politics. Some millennials have found, despite persistent late hours at...

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Professor: Slow Economic Growth Expected to Continue in 2017

Professor: Slow Economic Growth Expected to Continue in 2017

   December 7, 2016

The economy is continuing to grow, albeit slowly. Post-election and throughout 2017, the economic forecast pattern will continue, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton today during the Barings/UNC Charlotte ...

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UNC Charlotte teams recognized at Deloitte FanTAXtic competition

UNC Charlotte teams recognized at Deloitte FanTAXtic competition

   November 28, 2016

A five-person student team from UNC Charlotte has been named as one of nine regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition, and will be competing in the national competition in January. In addition, another team from UNC Charlotte finished second in the regionals, receiving a national honorable mention.

Sixty teams representing 43 colleges and...

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Emeritus faculty member gives $2.5 million, department renamed Turner School of Accountancy in his honor

Emeritus faculty member gives $2.5 million, department renamed Turner School of Accountancy in his honor

   November 3, 2016
Professor Emeritus Thomas C. Turner, who helped establish the Department of Accounting at UNC Charlotte, is donating $2.5 million to UNC Charlotte. The department is being renamed the Turner School of Accountancy in his honor. Turner's gift will provide scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate accounting students within the Belk College of Business who possess high moral...

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UNC Charlotte’s M.S. in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 23 by QuantNet

UNC Charlotte’s M.S. in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 23 by QuantNet

   October 28, 2016
UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 23 in the QuantNet 2017 Rankings of Best Financial Engineering Programs. This is the fourth national ranking for the Mathematical Finance program, and an improvement from last year’s ranking at No. 24. The rankings are calculated based on a series of factors, including placement success, student selectivity, an employer...

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DeVore presents fall 2016 CEO Speaker Series

DeVore presents fall 2016 CEO Speaker Series

   October 20, 2016

Alumna Susan DeVore ’81 stepped onto the stage of the Popp Martin Student Union at UNC Charlotte. Over the next hour, she shared life lessons with hundreds of students and responded to their questions during the fall 2016 Belk College CEO Speaker Series on Oct. 19.

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​How to succeed as a millennial woman in business

​How to succeed as a millennial woman in business

   October 14, 2016
I had the opportunity to attend the recent #NextGenCLT event and I was not disappointed. As a woman millennial finishing my dissertation and studying business, I was excited to hear the four female panelists discuss strategies for success and how to take advantage of opportunities for growth for millennial women in business. The discussion was multifaceted, thoughtful, and sparked future...

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