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Professor Emeritus Robert Conrad passes away

Professor Emeritus Robert Conrad passes away

Longtime Belk College professor won the University’s top teaching award in 1979.
   February 21, 2022

UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business is fondly remembering Emeritus Professor Robert Conrad, who passed away on Feb. 12 at age 89. 

Conrad, a Korean War veteran, joined what is now the Belk College in 1970, the year the college was established.

Conrad was a faculty member at the college for 30 years, primarily teaching Operations Management (OPER 3100) and Sales and...

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Belk College introduces first cohort of Niblock Scholars

Belk College introduces first cohort of Niblock Scholars

Meet the five students who are part of a unique new scholarship program.
   February 14, 2022

Five UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business students are already engaged in unique opportunities on campus as the first cohort for a new scholarship program. 

The students are part of the first cohort of Niblock Scholars, a scholarship program that was...

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Belk College remembers Stephen Jolly

Belk College remembers Stephen Jolly

Retired accounting faculty member won the 1980 teaching excellence award.
   February 8, 2022

UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business is fondly remembering Stephen A...

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Charlotte, CLT Alliance partner to present daylong leadership program

Charlotte, CLT Alliance partner to present daylong leadership program

Researchers focused on the 3 pillars of leadership as part of a Emerging Business Leader session.
   February 8, 2022

UNC Charlotte faculty...

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5 Reasons You Should Attend the C-Suite Speaker Series Featuring Hugh McColl

5 Reasons You Should Attend the C-Suite Speaker Series Featuring Hugh McColl

A banking legend is coming to campus. Here’s why it matters.
   February 7, 2022

UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business will welcome banking legend Hugh McColl Jr., retired chairman and CEO of Bank of America, on Thursday, Feb.17, for the Spring 2022 C-Suite Speaker Series...

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Belk College Introduces Multidisciplinary Entrepreneurship Certificate

Belk College Introduces Multidisciplinary Entrepreneurship Certificate

The undergraduate certificate is available to UNC Charlotte students regardless of major.
   February 3, 2022

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5 Selected for CLT Alliance Emerging Business Leaders

5 Selected for CLT Alliance Emerging Business Leaders

Four Belk College alumni and one staff member will complete the talent-development program.
   January 21, 2022

Four alumni and one UNC Charlotte staff member will join the diverse group of leaders who will participate in Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Emerging Business Leaders, a seven month talent-development program for high potential professionals.  

The selected UNC Charlotte sponsored participants in
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Belk College Student Earns Prestigious Pickering Fellowship

Belk College Student Earns Prestigious Pickering Fellowship

Betsabe Rojas Gonzalez is one of the first UNC Charlotte students to receive the fellowship.
   January 7, 2022

A Belk College of Business student is one of the first UNC Charlotte students or alumni ever chosen for the highly competitive Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Program graduate fellowship...

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Belk Scholar Makes History with Master’s in Data Science and Business Analytics

Belk Scholar Makes History with Master’s in Data Science and Business Analytics

Taylor Ferguson is the first Black female to complete the Belk Scholars program.
   December 22, 2021

Taylor Ferguson is breaking barriers as a Black woman in data science.

This month, Ferguson became the first Black female to complete the Belk Scholars program, earning her bachelor’s degree in business analytics and Professional Science Master’s degree (PSM) in Data Science and Business...

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Alumni News Roundup 2021: Driving Business in Charlotte and Beyond

Alumni News Roundup 2021: Driving Business in Charlotte and Beyond

Business Niners made an impact amid the pandemic’s uncertainty.
   December 22, 2021

In 2021, Belk College of Business alumni proved they are willing to pivot, grow, lead and share their wisdom with those who come behind them. 

Despite the continuing global pandemic, Business Niners across the world made a positive impact on business, their communities and in their careers in 2021....

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