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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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Charlotte Business Journal recognizes Belk College alumni and staff among "40 Under 40"

Charlotte Business Journal recognizes Belk College alumni and staff among "40 Under 40"

The Charlotte Business Journal recently honored two Belk College graduates and the college's development director in their annual "40 Under 40" feature:


Beth Fischer – director of development, Belk College of Business
• Jessica Brown '03 – vice president, brokerage, CB Richard Ellis
• Jessica Dill '00, MAcc ‘01 – advisory services manager, Grant...

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Jeff Kane joins Belk College as Executive-in-Residence

Jeff Kane joins Belk College as Executive-in-Residence

Jeffrey S. Kane, a UNC Charlotte trustee who retired last year as the officer in charge of the Charlotte branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, has joined the Belk College of Business as Executive-in-Residence.

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Center for Real Estate board chair earns key promotion at Bank of America

Ron Curtis, the chair of the advisory boardfor the Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte, has been promoted to president of commercial real estate banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Curtis most recently served as the commercial real estate executive for the east division. In his new position, he will be responsible for a national team serving the real estate development...

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UNC Charlotte tax team places in national top ten

UNC Charlotte tax team places in national top ten

A team of UNC Charlotte students has placed in the top ten in the nation in the annualDeloitte Tax Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Deloitte Foundation.

The team consisted of Aaron Cohen, Jessica DeSantis, Russell Griffin, and Maaike Mulders. All are students in the Master of Accountancy program in the Belk College of Business.

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It's a "Seven-Peat": UNC Charlotte SIFE team wins regional competition, again

The UNC Charlotte Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team won the SIFE USA regional league competition on March 29.

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Ott to lead ULI professional development workshop

Ott to lead ULI professional development workshop

Steven Ott, the John Crosland Jr. professor of real estate in the Belk College of Business and director of the Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte, is leading a professional development workshop for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) August 24-25 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Ott is the lead instructor for "Valuation and Acquisition Strategies in a Distressed Market," which...

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Tammy Beck wins best paper award

Tammy Beck, who joins the Belk College this fall as an assistant professorof management, received theAcademy of Management Journal'sBest Paper Award for 2007.

Her coauthored article, “Radical Change Accidentally: The Emergence and Amplification of Small Change,”was deemedbest amongwork published in Volume 50 (year 2007) ofthe journal.

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