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Visiting professor to present lecture on India's consumer market

   March 21, 2006

The Belk College of Business will host a guest lecture by Professor Vijay Kapur from the University of Delhi, India, on Wedesday, March 29. Prof. Kapur's lecture, entitled "The Changing Dimensions of the Consumer/Retail Market in Today's India--Cultural Traditions versus Technological Modernism," will take place in Room 16 of the Friday Building from 4:30 to 5:30 PM

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Godfrey elected to leadership position in FEI chapter

Godfrey elected to leadership position in FEI chapter

   March 17, 2006

Howard Godfrey, professor of accounting in the Belk College of Business, has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Southern Carolinas chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI), a professional organization for financial managers. After serving as president-elect next year, Dr. Godfrey is slated to hold the office of president the following year.

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Belk College plans graduate degree in sports marketing management

   March 10, 2006

NOTE: Some of the details about the Sports M.B.A. program have changed since this press release was written in March 2006. For current information about the program, visit www.sportsmba.uncc.edu.

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While the City of Charlotte prepares to build...

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Insurance agents endow Belk College scholarship

Insurance agents endow Belk College scholarship

Fund will benefit undergraduates studying risk management and insurance
   March 8, 2006

The Young Agents Committee of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) have endowed a scholarship in the Belk College of Business.

Young Agents Chairman Leamon Clemmons Jr.and Vice Chairman Kenny Richardson presented a check for $54,515 to UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip L. Dubois and Belk College Dean Claude Lilly at a luncheon on March 8.The endowmen twill benefit...

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Charlotte Business Journal seeks nominations for Diversity in Business Awards

   March 2, 2006

The Charlotte Business Journal and the Diversity Council of the Carolinas are seeking nominations for the 2006 Diversity in Business awards event. The award honors individuals who are catalysts in advancing the cause of diversity in business. Diversity promotes inclusiveness and respect for the uniqueness and differences of all employees.

The recipients of this year's awards...

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BAC member Cynthia Carlson named finalist for BusinessWoman of the Year

BAC member Cynthia Carlson named finalist for BusinessWoman of the Year

Award to be presented March 15
   February 27, 2006

Belk College Business Advisory Council (BAC) member Cynthia Carlson has been named a finalist for the Charlotte BusinessWoman of the Year award. Presented annually by Wachovia and Queens University of Charlotte, the award recognizes Charlotte's most outstanding women in the for-profit business sector.

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BAC member Tim Flanagan featured in Charlotte Observer

   February 23, 2006

Belk College Business Advisory Council (BAC) member Tim Flanagan Jr. was recently featured in the Charlotte Observer's "Entrepreneur: How I Got My Start" column. Flanagan is president and CEO of Hinrichs Flanagan Financial, a financial services firm founded by fellow BAC member Ivan Hinrichs.

Flanagan's profile is available online at...

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UNC Charlotte, University of Cambridge to host real estate symposium

   February 20, 2006

The Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte and the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge (UK) will host a symposium on property derivatives and risk management, June 12 to 14, 2006 at Madingley Hall at the University of Cambridge.

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TIAA-CREF to offer fellowship for Belk College Ph.D. program

   February 17, 2006

Financial services organization TIAA-CREF hascreated a fund at UNC Charlotte tosupport thenew Ph.D. program in business administration in the Belk College of Business.

Thefund will support a doctoral fellowship program that will providerecipients with a $25,000 stipend,tuition support,health insurance and the opportunity to pursue a paid internship with TIAA-CREF during the course of...

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State Treasurer Richard Moore to speak to students Feb. 22

State Treasurer Richard Moore to speak to students Feb. 22

   February 15, 2006

To read a follow-up article about this event that appeared in the University Times,click here.

Richard Moore, treasurer of the State of North Carolina, will speak to undergraduate business students Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM in the Lucas Room of the...

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