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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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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 Christmas,”...

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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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