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UNC Charlotte pioneers first Doctorate in Business Administration in the Carolinas

   August 8, 2016
UNC Charlotte and the Belk College of Business will pioneer the first Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) program in the Carolinas. Led by Professor and Addison H. and Gertrude C. Reese Endowed Chair Franz Kellermanns, the DBA program is a professional doctoral degree taught in an executive format. The Belk College program will enroll its first class in the fall of 2017 and will be...

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List of Fortune 100 Company CEOs Includes Two UNC Charlotte Alumni

   July 15, 2016
A June 2016 article by US News and World Report reveals, "The CEOs who run the top 100 companies in the nation, according to the 2016 Fortune 500 list, attended a variety of colleges" to build a strong academic foundation. Notably, UNC Charlotte is one of only eight U.S.

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Alumna: How volunteering can advance your career

   July 7, 2016
Last week, I was in good company as a panelist of the first #NextGenCLT event. The topic was community engagement, near and dear to my heart. Serving on boards and being involved in the community can help build a resume and network, make you a more rounded individual and help with skills that can advance your career. While community engagement is important to me, why should it be top of mind for...

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Dean Ott to young business leaders: Engage with your community

   June 15, 2016
As the dean of the business school in the fastest-growing university of the UNC system, I have the opportunity to meet inspirational and successful alumni every single day. In fact, because of our location in one of the most vibrant business cities in the country, UNC Charlotte has an impressive list of alumni who are business leaders and innovators, including many C-suite executives in Fortune...

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College honors faculty and staff during 2016 awards

   April 26, 2016
The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte recently presented annual awards to faculty and staff who have excelled in teaching, research and service. The 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards were presented on April 22 to:

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DeVore, Koonce receive University Alumni Awards

   April 8, 2016
The Belk College celebrates two alumni who were among those honored at the 2016 UNC Charlotte Alumni Awards on April 8.

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Belk College MBA earns multiple national rankings from top publications

   April 6, 2016
In the past six months, the Belk College of Business received three major rankings and top marks recognizing the MBA program’s exceptional quality of education, outstanding ROI, top job placement rates, and high starting salaries upon graduation.

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MBA director receives NCACPA speaking honor

   April 1, 2016
The North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA) has announced that Dr. Gary F. Kohut, Professor of Management and Director of the MBA Program in the Belk College of Business, received a 5.0 Discussion Leader Award for 2015. Kohut will be recognized at NCACPA’s Annual Business Meeting and Recognition Dinner on May 3 at the Grandover Resort...

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Alumni receive 40 Under 40 awards

   March 24, 2016
Two Belk College alumni were among those recognized in the Charlotte Business Journal's 40 Under 40 awards celebration in March. Congratulations to:

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U.S. News ranks UNC Charlotte’s part-time MBA among nation’s top programs

   March 16, 2016
UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business made big gains in the part-time MBA rankings by U.S. News and World Report, placing among the top 20 percent of all business schools nationwide. The Belk College’s part-time MBA jumped 27 spots in the 2017 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released Wednesday, landing at No. 59 among national universities and No. 35 among public schools. UNC Charlotte tied...

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