University Convocation recognizes promoted, new faculty

   August 18, 2007

UNC Charlotte officially opened the academic year August 14 with the University Convocation.

At the ceremony, Belk College faculty members Gary F. Kohut (Management) and Benjamin Russo (Economics) were recognized for 25 years of service to the University.

Richard Buttimer (Finance and Business Law) was recognized for promotion to...

Read More

UNC Charlotte remembers John M. Belk

UNC Charlotte remembers John M. Belk

   August 17, 2007

The Belk College of Business sends its sincere condolences to the family of John Montgomery Belk, former mayor of Charlotte andfriend and benefactorof the Belk College of Business, who died August 17.

The Belk family and Belk Stores organization have been longtime supporters of UNC Charlotte;the College of Business was named in their honor in 1980. In 2003, The Belk Foundation donated $...

Read More

Charlotte CREW raises scholarship funds for Belk College

   August 16, 2007

The Commercial Real Estate Women of Charlotterecentlyraised $3,000 for a scholarshipfund to benefitstudentsstudying real estate finance and development in the M.B.A. program at UNC Charlotte.

CREW Charlotte's Community Relations Committee organized the Red, Black and White Casino Night on May 17. More than 140 people attended the event, which was held at the historic Palmer Building in...

Read More

Belk College adopts new progression requirements for undergraduates

   August 12, 2007

The Belk College of Business has implemented a change in its undergraduate Progression Requirement effective Monday, August 13, 2007.


The Belk College of Business was at full capacity in almost all 3000-level required core courses for undergraduate majors in Fall 2006. The College is implementing an additional requirement related to the Progression...

Read More

Economics professor's research cited in Wall Street Journal editorial

   August 9, 2007

A study by Craig Depken, who recently joined the Department of Economics, was cited in an August 7 editorial in the Wall Street Journal about ticket scalping.

Depken, who came to UNC Charlotte from the University of Texas Arlington and conducted his study there, found that "cities with anti-scalping laws average per-game season ticket prices $2 greater in...

Read More

Belk College alumnae among Charlotte's top women in business

   July 17, 2007

Belk College graduates Kelley Earnhardt Elledge '95 and Michelle Luhr Menard '97received the Charlotte Business Journal's Women in Business Achievement Award at a luncheon July 16.

Elledge is vice president and general manager of JR Motorsports, a company owned by her brother, NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. Elledge, who earned a bachelor's...

Read More

Mexican students to participate in "graduation" ceremony

   June 26, 2007

Twenty-eight students from Mexico will participate in a special “graduation” ceremony at UNC Charlotte on Friday, June 29 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM in Atkins Library Room 143.

Read More

Ott appointed interim dean

Ott appointed interim dean

   June 8, 2007

Steven Ott, director of the Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte, has been appointed the interim dean of the Belk College of Business, starting July 1.

UNC Charlotte Provost Joan Lorden announced the appointment to fill a void left by the departure of Dean Claude Lilly, who stepped down this month to accept the position of dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Sciences at...

Read More

UNC Charlotte economist says GSP will grow through 2007

   June 6, 2007

The North Carolina economy is expected to continue its sixth year of economic expansion in 2007, UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton reported today in his TIAA-CREF/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast for the state. Connaughton estimates that real, inflation-adjusted Gross State Product (GSP) is expected to increase by 2.0 percent over the 2006 level.

Read More

Economics Department sweeps 2007 faculty awards

   April 20, 2007

Professors from the Department of Economics have won all three of this year's Belk College faculty awards, marking the first departmental "sweep" in recent memory.

Read More