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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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. In this position, Kerr will supervise the Advising Center staff, serve as director of the Business...

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Center for Real Estate on target to reach $4 million goal

The Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte is moving closer to reaching its $4 million fundraising campaign goal. Campaign co-chairs Fred Klein, senior managing partner at Childress Klein Properties, and Todd Mansfield, chairman and CEO of Crosland LLC...

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Former Federal Reserve Executive keynote speaker at Belk College ethics conference

Many of the poor business decisions that led to the nation’s current economic crisis were not necessarily due to a complete lapse in business ethics, but human nature, a former Federal Reserve Bank executive said Tuesday at a conference at UNC...

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SIFE receives Charlotte Saves partnership award

Student organization lauded for outreach programs
The UNC Charlotte chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) recently receivedan award from Charlotte Saves, a not-for-profit organization that promotes financial security and wealth-building in Charlotte. Charlotte Saves presents itsCommunity...

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Levine Scholars program a "transformational endeavor"

The Leon Levine Foundation is funding the largest individual gift commitment in UNC Charlotte’s history, establishing a major new merit scholarship program – the Levine Scholars Program – that will enable the school to recruit...

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