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Helping Employers Navigate the Great Resignation

Helping Employers Navigate the Great Resignation

Belk College professor says it’s important for employers to focus on management fundamentals.
   December 22, 2021

Managers are navigating the ripple effects of the pandemic in what has been called “The Great Resignation,” with workers leaving their jobs at a record rate in 2021. 

Based on Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) projections, this is unlikely to change in 2022. 

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Multimedia Video Project Helps Preserve College’s Rich History

Multimedia Video Project Helps Preserve College’s Rich History

Videos from a pilot living history project are now available through the library's archives.
   December 12, 2021

When Lou Trosch Sr. started at UNC Charlotte in 1969, things many people take for granted now, like receiving a phone call, were very different. 

“There were no office phones. We had a buzzer system,” Trosch recalls. “That meant that if you had a telephone call, you had to walk up to the dean’s office or the department chair’s office.” ...

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Finance Professor’s Film Wins Top Prize at Breckenridge

Finance Professor’s Film Wins Top Prize at Breckenridge

Holiday film was funded through the crowdfunding portal Wefunder.
   December 10, 2021

 A Belk College of Business finance professor can now add award-winning film producer to his list of titles. 

Steven Clark, associate professor of finance, is the lead investor and executive producer for “See You Next...

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Forecast: Inflation a Growing Risk for North Carolina’s Economy in 2022

Forecast: Inflation a Growing Risk for North Carolina’s Economy in 2022

Recovery continues to be unevenly distributed among the state’s economic sectors, report finds.
   December 9, 2021

Growing concerns about inflation and the emerging omicron variant are “the two big known unknowns” heading into 2022, according to John Connaughton, director of the North Carolina Economic Forecast. 

“We know that inflation has been here for the past six...

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MBA Alumna Appointed Superior Court Judge

MBA Alumna Appointed Superior Court Judge

Kimberly Best has served as a district court judge since 2009.
   December 8, 2021

A Belk College of Business MBA alumna has been appointed to serve as a Mecklenburg County Superior Court judge. 

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper appointed Kimberly Best ‘16 MBA to fill a seat on Mecklenburg County’s Judicial District 26B. She has served as a District Court judge in...

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M.S. in Math Finance Students Place Sixth in International Competition

M.S. in Math Finance Students Place Sixth in International Competition

The students competed against nearly 400 teams from 24 countries.
   December 5, 2021

A team of UNC Charlotte graduate students tested their trading skills in an international electronic trading competition, placing sixth overall. 

The team, made up of students in the Master of Science in Mathematical Finance, competed against 386 teams in 24 countries in the...

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New Year, New Study Abroad Opportunities for Business Niners

New Year, New Study Abroad Opportunities for Business Niners

Trips to Germany, Italy, and Spain on deck for summer 2022.
   December 3, 2021

As you prepare for the new year, it’s time to consider broadening your horizons with a trip abroad! The Belk College of Business will offer three faculty-led opportunities to travel across the globe this summer, with focuses in banking and finance, international business management, and strategic management.

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Students Tackle Food Insecurity with Digital Cookbook

Students Tackle Food Insecurity with Digital Cookbook

A book, created by marketing students, offers easy, affordable recipes for college students.
   November 23, 2021

UNC Charlotte’s student American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter is raising awareness for food insecurity among college students through a new recipe book. 

The digital book, “Easy Affordable Recipes...

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Belk College Programs Excel in Latest Diverse 100 Rankings

Belk College Programs Excel in Latest Diverse 100 Rankings

The Belk College is again a top producer of Black graduates in finance, marketing and accounting.
   November 23, 2021

UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business has again received recognition for its commitment in helping minority students succeed. 

The Belk College is the no. 7 largest producer of finance degrees for African American students in the nation, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher...

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Childress Klein Center for Real Estate Issues 2021 State of Housing in Charlotte Report

Childress Klein Center for Real Estate Issues 2021 State of Housing in Charlotte Report

Research: ‘Unprecedented’ housing prices in Charlotte are creating affordability challenges.
   November 17, 2021

As the pandemic rages on, so does the acceleration of increasing housing prices in the Charlotte region. 

Home buyers throughout the eight-county Charlotte region are facing towering prices and a lack of affordable housing, according to the “2021 State of Housing in Charlotte Report,” which was released by UNC Charlotte’s...

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