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Connaughton warns of rising recession risks

Connaughton warns of rising recession risks

Belk College professor releases the Second Quarter North Carolina Economic Forecast.
   May 19, 2022

Inflation continues to create uncertainty in North Carolina and across the country, with economic conditions shaping up for a potential recession in 2023, according to John Connaughton, director of the North Carolina Economic...

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Online MBA awareness campaign features alumni, students

Online MBA awareness campaign features alumni, students

Business Niners are featured in a digital campaign to support the new online MBA.
   May 18, 2022

A marketing campaign featuring Belk College of Business alumni and graduate students launched recently to raise awareness for the new Charlotte Online MBA.

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Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Meaghan Wallace earns master's at age 18

Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Meaghan Wallace earns master's at age 18

   May 12, 2022

At age 18, Meaghan Wallace will be the youngest to receive a degree during UNC Charlotte’s Spring Commencement, earning a Master of Science in Management.

This is the second...

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Belk College class of 2022 ready to shape what’s next

Belk College class of 2022 ready to shape what’s next

Nearly 1,000 graduates joined the Business Niner alumni network.
   May 12, 2022

The Belk College of Business is celebrating 933 class of 2022 students who received their degrees at in-person Spring Commencement ceremonies at Jerry Richardson Football Stadium on Friday, May 13.
 
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Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Liz McClure, commencement speaker

Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Liz McClure, commencement speaker

   May 11, 2022

As a non-traditional student, class of 2022 graduate and commencement speaker Liz McClure spent several years away from the classroom. 

“I had been planning to return to school for several years when I was considering UNC Charlotte, as well as other local options. UNC Charlotte seemed...

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Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Sydney Pike

Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Sydney Pike

   May 11, 2022

A native of Marion, Sydney Pike blends his interest in Charlotte athletics and business education to fuel his goal to one day lead a Major League Baseball (MLB) team. 

“That job comes with many different responsibilities, including running the business operations of the team,” said...

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Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Betsabe Rojas Gonzalez

Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Betsabe Rojas Gonzalez

   May 11, 2022

Betsabe Rojas Gonzalez has spent her time at UNC Charlotte working to be an advocate for others. It's a value that stood out to her when choosing UNC Charlotte.

“I chose UNC Charlotte because of the opportunities and support they provided students,” said Rojas Gonzalez, who will...

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Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Nic Gee

Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Nic Gee

   May 11, 2022

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Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Tyler Bacote

Belk College Class of 2022 Spotlight: Tyler Bacote

   May 11, 2022

Tyler Bacote will graduate Friday with an Master of Science in Management. Following commencement, the U.S. Army veteran who also earned her bachelor's in psychology from UNC Charlottte, will begin working for Deloitte as a health and human services analyst, while pursuing a Master of Social Work at...

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23-year-old makes history as Charlotte’s youngest DBA graduate

23-year-old makes history as Charlotte’s youngest DBA graduate

MiKayla Raines says earning her doctorate has been empowering.
   May 10, 2022

Twenty-three-year-old MiKayla Raines will make history this week as the youngest person ever to earn a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from UNC Charlotte. 

For Raines, a DBA is just the latest of her already impressive curriculum vitae. She earned her bachelor’s degree as an 18-year-old and MBA at age 19, both from Fayetteville State University.

Raines says earning...

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