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Meet the 2021 Belk College Alumni Award Honorees

Meet the 2021 Belk College Alumni Award Honorees

Virtual ceremony honored alumni and friends in four cities and two countries.
   November 3, 2021

UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business honored four alumni and friends for their accomplishments, service and dedication to the college during the virtual 2021 Belk College Alumni Awards, which premiered on Wednesday, Nov. 3, as part of the inaugural Niner Nation Week...

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Student scholars, alumni celebrated during Belk College Day

Student scholars, alumni celebrated during Belk College Day

The annual football tailgate tradition brought Business Niners together.
   November 1, 2021

Belk College Day returned after a year's absence, with alumni, students and friends all coming together as part of the Charlotte 49ers football game on Oct. 21. 

The annual celebration kicked off with the 49er Alumni Tailgate, an annual pregame party at the Hauser Alumni Pavilion that preceded the game against the Florida Atlantic Owls. ...

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Belk College Announces Appointments to Board of Advisors

Belk College Announces Appointments to Board of Advisors

New members have professional experience that spans decades.
   October 22, 2021

Five business leaders with decades of experience have been appointed to UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business Board of Advisors

The new members – who were appointed by Dean Jennifer Troyer...

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Small Business Owner Reflects on Changing Careers and Pursuing a Graduate Degree

Small Business Owner Reflects on Changing Careers and Pursuing a Graduate Degree

Student Insight: Seth Lingafeldt, M.S. in Mathematical Finance Ambassador, shares his experience.
   October 22, 2021

When I showed up to class on my first day, I did not know what to expect. I had my bookbag, TI-36 calculator, four color-coded notebooks and my face mask. Some things were the same; going over the syllabus, giving introductions to which I, in standard Seth fashion, made the room chuckle and talked much longer...

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Belk College Launches Diversity and Inclusion Climate Survey

Belk College Launches Diversity and Inclusion Climate Survey

The survey will identify strengths and opportunities related to diversity and inclusion.
   October 17, 2021

To identify strengths and opportunities related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), UNC Charlotte's Belk College of Business is asking all its faculty, staff, students and administrators to complete a collegewide campus climate survey.

The survey, coordinated by the Belk College Diversity and Inclusion Analytics...

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Integrity to Impact: Bridging Charlotte's Economic Gap

Integrity to Impact: Bridging Charlotte's Economic Gap

MBA alumnus Jabbar Jamison is focused on the gap between the Black community and wealth management.
   October 12, 2021

Jabbar Jamison’s financial education began when his father opened a checking account for him at the age of 8. He then taught Jamison how to read and understand the stock market pages in the newspaper. It was a foundation for the years ahead.

Two decades later, after earning his...

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Announcing the 2021 Belk College Alumni Award Honorees

Announcing the 2021 Belk College Alumni Award Honorees

Honorees will be celebrated during a virtual event on Nov. 3.
   October 12, 2021

The Belk College of Business will recognize four alumni and friends for their accomplishments, service and dedication to the college during the 2021 Belk College Alumni Awards on Nov. 3. 

The seventh...

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Four Things I Did to Prepare for My First Semester in Graduate School

Four Things I Did to Prepare for My First Semester in Graduate School

Student Insight: M.S. in Management Ambassador Maryam Thomas gives tips on how to prepare.
   October 11, 2021

So you’ve been accepted into the program and are now ready to take the steps to start your semester! Unsure of what to do next? Check out these four things I did to help prepare for my first semester in graduate school.

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Alumni-led Food Drive Supports Student Food Pantry

Alumni-led Food Drive Supports Student Food Pantry

Second annual scouting food drive collected over 2,600 pounds of food.
   October 11, 2021

A scouting food drive, developed last year by Belk College of Business alumnus David McKenzie ‘88, grew even bigger this year, collecting 2,630 pounds of food and $300 in cash and grocery store card donations for UNC Charlotte’s Jamil Niner Student Pantry

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Belk College Sets Enrollment Record For Fall

Belk College Sets Enrollment Record For Fall

History is made with more than 5,100 students, a 34% increase over the past decade.
   October 7, 2021

UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business reached a significant milestone for fall 2021, reporting the largest enrollment in its history. 

Preliminary enrollment data for fall show an overall combined enrollment for graduate and undergraduate programs of 5,127, a 3.8% increase over fall 2020, the first time enrollment has surpassed 5,000. 

“For the second consecutive year and...

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