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New leadership announced for graduate programs

New leadership announced for graduate programs

Associate dean, MBA and DBA program directors named.
   March 9, 2022

The Belk College of Business has announced several key leadership appointments for its graduate programs. 

Dr. Reginald Silver, who previously served as program director for the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) program, has been appointed associate dean for graduate and executive programs.

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Longtime MBA director retires

Longtime MBA director retires

Professor Gary Kohut taught over 25,000 students over his 40-year career.
   March 9, 2022

After 40 years of teaching and service, Professor of Management Gary Kohut is ready for the next chapter in his life. 

“I am eager to try some different things,” said Kohut, who first joined the faculty at UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business in 1983. “Some people see retirement as an end, but I see it as...

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Charlotte Professional MBA again named a ‘Tier 1 Global’ program

Charlotte Professional MBA again named a ‘Tier 1 Global’ program

CEO Magazine again recognizes the MBA program for quality and ROI.
   February 28, 2022

For the seventh consecutive year, UNC Charlotte’s Professional MBA program has been named a “Tier 1 Global” program by CEO Magazine.

In the magazine’s “2022 CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings,” released on Feb. 16, Charlotte’s Master of Business Administration ranks among the...

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Charlotte to launch online, tech-focused MBA

Charlotte to launch online, tech-focused MBA

The new program starts in August.
   February 22, 2022

To meet the growing demand from working professionals looking to advance their skills, UNC Charlotte will launch a fully online MBA starting in August. 

The new program — developed by the same faculty who teach in...

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Hugh McColl: Business can create change

Hugh McColl: Business can create change

Retired Bank of America CEO speaks at Belk College.
   February 21, 2022

Much of Hugh McColl Jr.’s life has centered on one thing: Change.

In the early years of his career, McColl, then a young banker at what would become North Carolina National Bank (NCNB), sought to expand the industry south of the Big Apple.

“As a Southerner, I felt the view that we didn't have any capital in the South, and we really had to go to New York to...

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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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