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UNC Charlotte’s MBA again named a “Tier 1” program in Global MBA Rankings

UNC Charlotte’s MBA recognized as a top program in the nation
   March 23, 2018
UNC Charlotte’s MBA has once again been recognized as a top program in the nation by CEO Magazine. The Belk College of Business’ MBA was named a “Tier 1” program for North American universities in the newly released 2018 CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings.

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Professor ranked among top entrepreneurship scholars worldwide

   March 21, 2018
Franz Kellermanns, the Addison H. and Gertrude C. Reese Endowed Chair in International Business, is among the leading scholars worldwide in entrepreneurship, according to the Journal of Small Business Management.

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Photo (l to r) Vinaya Tinguria, Noelline Dsouza, Aysha Nahan, Esra Alshammari and Shaarvani Karvula

Master's students win top prizes in international data analytics competition

Students win 3 awards at the 2017 Teradata University Network (TUN) Data and Analytics Challenge
   December 13, 2017
Two graduate student teams from UNC Charlotte won three major awards in the 2017 Teradata University Network (TUN) Data and Analytics Challenge, an international data analytics competition.

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Metro areas of Charlotte and Raleigh lead the continued N.C. economic expansion

The North Carolina economy will continue to grow in 2018, especially in metro areas along the I-85
   December 5, 2017
The North Carolina economy will continue to grow in 2018, especially in metro areas along the I-85 corridor, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says. Connaughton said that one-quarter of the counties represent the majority of the economic recovery in the state. In particular, the Metropolitan Statistical Areas of Charlotte and Raleigh represent around 85 percent of the state’...

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Four honored at 2017 Belk College Alumni Awards

   October 17, 2017
As part of UNC Charlotte’s Homecoming celebrations, the Belk College of Business honored four alumni and friends for their accomplishments, service and dedication to the college on Oct. 17 during its second annual Alumni Awards celebration. View the images from the Belk College Alumni Awards The UNC Charlotte Belk College Alumni Awards recognize alumni and advocates who have demonstrated...

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Slow economic growth expected to continue for North Carolina

   September 7, 2017
The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, with strong indicators from low unemployment rates and long-term projections for GDP growth, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says. In 2017, the North Carolina economy is expected to increase by an inflation-adjusted rate of 1.9 percent over the 2016 level, said Connaughton...

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Adding a business edge: Introducing the Belk College M.S. in Management

   July 10, 2017
The UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business announces the first Master of Science in Management (M.S. in Management) in the 17-school UNC System. With the support of corporate leaders in Charlotte, the M.S. in Management will provide business acumen to non-business students to meet the rising demand for well-rounded business professionals entering the workforce. The first class of 50 students...

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Alumnus: The one activity anyone can do to get ahead in business

   June 30, 2017
I once read an article about what CEOs credited to their success. Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, said he took time to read everything he could to get additional information. More recently, business leaders from Berkshire Hathaway asked what it is like to work for Warren Buffett and said their jobs require them to read 12 hours a day. While attending UNC Charlotte to earn my MBA, Professor...

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Alumna: 40 years of wisdom

   June 16, 2017
I just celebrated my 40th birthday, and with age comes wisdom – at least I hope. I always thought of myself as just a late bloomer. I was happy with my mediocre job, mediocre relationships and a mediocre bank account. I felt there would always be time to make a change; because after all, I would be young forever and spending time improving my situation would impinge on my fun and freedom. It is...

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More slow economic growth forecast for North Carolina

   June 5, 2017
The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, UNC Charlotte professor says. In 2017, the North Carolina economy is expected to increase by an inflation-adjusted rate of 2.4 percent over the 2016 level, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton during the Mid-Year Economic Update at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte. Connaughton said there are...

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