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Advisory Board member Brian Marley, alumna Janet Stoner named CFOs of the Year

   August 19, 2011

Brian Marley, chief financial officer and executive vice president of Belk Inc., and Janet Stoner, finance director for the Town of Huntersville, were among the recipients of the Charlotte Business Journal's CFO of the Year Award, announced at a luncheon Aug. 18.

Mr. Marley, who recently joined the Board of Advisors for the Belk College of Business, was...

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Craig Depken receives Best Paper award from national real estate society

   August 18, 2011

Craig DepkenA paper by Dr. Craig Depken, professor of economics, received the "Thinking Outside the Box" best-paper award for innovative thinking at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Real Estate Society (ARES...

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Howard Godfrey nominated for Bank of America Teaching Award

   August 17, 2011

Dr. Howard GodfreyDr. Howard Godfrey, professor of accounting, has been nominated for the Bank of America Teaching Award, UNC Charlotte's most prestigious recognition of teaching excellence. 

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Denis Arnold to serve as program chair for Society of Business Ethics annual meeting

   August 8, 2011

Dr. Denis ArnoldDr. Denis Arnold, the Surtman Distinguished Scholar in Business Ethics, is serving as program chair for the 31st annual meeting of the Society of...

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Lisa Thomson joins Graduate Programs staff

   August 5, 2011

Lisa Thomson has joined the Belk College of Business as assistant director of graduate student services. She comes to UNC Charlotte with several years of experience in student affairs at Farleigh Dickinson University and University of Virginia.  Thomson earned an M.A. in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University, an M.Ed. in School Counseling from UNC Chapel Hill and a...

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MBA students visit Germany in summer course

   June 28, 2011

Students visit Germany

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Russo to participate in Federal budget forum

Russo to participate in Federal budget forum

   June 23, 2011

Dr. Ben Russo, professor of economics, will participate in a roundtable discussion hosted by U.S. Senator Kay Hagan on the Federal budget deficit.

The event, part of the Senator's statewide "Fighting For Our Future Budget Listening Tour," will take place Friday, June 24 at 2 p.m. at Central Piedmont Community College (Facilities Services...

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Belk College announces appointment of new department chairs

   June 7, 2011

Belk College Dean Steven Ott recently announced the appointment of new chairs for the college’s six academic departments:

Hughlene Burton, Accounting – Dr. Burton joined UNC Charlotte in 1996 and most recently served as director of the Master of Accountancy program. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. A highly-regarded expert in the area of taxation, Dr....

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Forecast: North Carolina economy continues slow recovery through 2012

   June 1, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – June 1, 2011 — The North Carolina economy will continue its sluggish recovery from the recession through 2011 and 2012, UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton reported today in his quarterly Babson Capital/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast for the state.

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Connaughton to present Economic Forecast June 1

   May 27, 2011

UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton will present his quarterly forecast for the North Carolina economy at a luncheon and press conference Wednesday, June 1 at the Westin Charlotte (601 S. College St.). Connaughton's presentation begins at noon.

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