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Economists participate in Emerging Issues Forum

   February 10, 2006

Two members of the Belk College faculty recently participated in the 2006 Emerging Issues Forum, "Financing the Future," at NC State University.

John Connaughton, TIAA-CREF professor of economics, was a member ofthe "Options for theFuture"panel discussion, along with other academic and business leaders.

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Motorsports add $5.9 billion to N.C. economy, Belk College professors report

Industry supports 27,000+ jobs statewide
   February 9, 2006

Belk College economics professors John Connaughton and Ron Madsen recently completed a study for the North Carolina Motorsports Research Project to assess the economic impact and occupational makeup of the North Carolina motorsports industry. Download the full report.

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Belk College to offer summer study in Paris

   February 1, 2006

The Belk College and UNC Charlotte's Office of Education Abroad will offer a summer course in Paris, France, from May 14 to June 4, 2006.

Through visits to businesses, guest speakers, cases and articles, students will explore how American and European businesses operate in France. Course credit will be granted for Topics in International Business (IB 3000), or Topics in Marketing...

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Belk College notes passing of sculptor Jim Gary

Artist's "Twentieth-Century Dinosaurs" exhibited at UNC Charlotte in 2004
   January 15, 2006

Jim Gary, a sculptor who became known internationally for his fine, architectural, landscape, and whimsical monumental art, diedJanuary 14. He was 66 and lived in Farmingdale, New Jersey.

Gary's famous dinosaur sculptureswere on display in Charlotte in the spring of 2004, first at Lowe's Motor Speedway's AutoFair and then on the UNC Charlotte campus from April to July. The exhibit was...

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Kerr appointed director of undergraduate student affairs

   January 5, 2006

Daryl Kerr, formerly an associate professor of management in the Belk College, has accepted the position of director of undergraduate student affairs.

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UNC Charlotte and Bank of America announce Applied Technology Program

UNC Charlotte is partnering with Bank of America on an innovative new program for the next generation of knowledge workers.

The Bank of America Applied Technology Program is designed to give students the opportunity to work for the bank while pursuing their undergraduate degrees. The 17-month program will provide students studying technology and business the means to gain real world...

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Belk College alumni recognized among Charlotte's "40 Under 40"

Three graduates of the Belk College of Business have been recognized by the Charlotte Business Journal in their annual "40 Under 40" feature, which identifies young professional who are making major strides in their careers and impacting their communities.

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Belk College hosts Harvard workshop on case-method teaching

On October 15, faculty from the Belk College of Business participated in a workshop on participant-centered learning, facilitated by a noted Harvard professor.

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Belk College seniors to give back "one gift at a time" though class fundraising campaign

From March 29 to April 2, the Belk College Dean’s Fellows are leading a drive to raise funds for a Senior Class Gift to UNC Charlotte.

The students, led by committee chair Kathryn Thorn, haveworked with college staffto developpromotional materials and a marketing campaign to support their fundraising efforts. Based on the theme “Enhancing Your Degree, One Gift at a Time,” the...

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Cynthia Carlson appointed chair of Belk College board of advisors

Cynthia Carlson appointed chair of Belk College board of advisors

Cynthia Carlson, principal of Campbell\Carlson Executive Search and a UNC Charlotte graduate, has been appointed chair of the Belk College Board of Advisors.

Carlson has been a member of theboard for more than 10 years. As chair, she will preside overboard meetings and serve as a key advisor to Belk College Dean Mazzola on issues related to community programming,...

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