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NEW CSB Mobile App!

Home screen - CSB Mobile AppCSB is proud to announce its partnership with AppyCity for a special CSB mobile app. This tool will help current students and alumni stay on top of CSB-related events, get push notification reminders for the topics that are most important to them (campus events, new job and internship opportunities, departmental news, etc.), easily access contacts and essential info for each department, and have all of CSB's social media channels in one place. Download for free on Apple App Store or Google Play!

New Graduate Programs Announced!

Slated to begin fall semester of 2018, the M.S. Business Analytics and M.S. in Finance & Investment Management are designed to produce professionals with strong analytical skills to help meet the needs of the finance and analytics fields. These programs will train students to apply advanced methods and skills to realistic investment and business analytics problems. Read more here.

Interested in staying in the loop about these two new programs? Let us know!

CSB Students Enjoying Their Time in Bremen, Germany

Dr. Adam Jones with Former Second Lady Jill BidenJuly 13: 29 Cameron School of Business and UNCW students are currently participating in Hochschule Bremen’s International Summer Program. They and 200 other students from 20 other countries are studying such topics as International Business, Information Systems, Marketing, German Language and Finance. The students spend the month of July in Bremen, Germany in the classroom and with group visits to the a Mercedes Benz manufacturing plant, Bremenhaven, Hamburg and portions of the Netherlands. This is Cameron's 18th year studying at HS Bremen. Also in Germany with the students are Cameron professors Judith Gebauer and Tom Janicki.

Dr. Adam Jones Presents at Hiring our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Summit

Dr. Adam Jones with Second Lady Jill BidenJune 22: On June 14, 2017, Hiring Our Heroes hosted a game-changing event that kick started the conversation around what it means to be a dual-income military family in the 21st century. The half-day Military Spouse Employment Summit unveiled the results of the 2017 Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Survey (presented by UNCW Cameron School of Business Regional Economist Dr. Adam Jones), identified best practices in talent management for recruiting and retaining military spouses, highlighted standout military spouse professionals and entrepreneurs, and set the stage for a renewed emphasis on removing barriers to military spouse employment as a national security imperative. For more information on Swain Center's economic presentations (and to view Dr. Jones' slides and a video recording of this event), visit here.

UNCW HRA Organizes Food Drive and Achieves SHRM Award

Scarlett Chalmers with the Food Bank donation checkJune 14: The UNCW HRA (Human Resources Association) recently ran a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC at Wilmington. The group raised almost $400 as well as 247 pounds of food for those in need. The UNCW HRA also just achieved the SHRM Superior Merit Award once again for the 2016-2017 school year. Great work!
Photo: CSB alumna Scarlett Chalmers with Food Bank representative

UNCW/CSB Alumni To Launch New Product That Promotes Personal Safety

Brio Coaster (photo: New Potato Technologies)May 26: New Potato Technologies will be launching their latest product, the Brio Coaster, to the Wilmington community in June. Worked on by a team including four UNCW alumni (Chris Sumner, James Smith, Alan Linz and Amanda Harman) and two Cameron School of Business alumnae (Kellie McLiverty and Corinne Conto, IMBA), this 'smart' coaster is designed to alert you via your phone if someone tampers with your drink while you're away from it.

Besides keeping your beverage safe, the coaster and app are designed to get people interacting with each other by allowing you to rate local venues and even play games. "We want people to go out and have fun, but be safe about what they’re doing," McLiverty said. "So that they’re not just leaving their drinks with a stranger."

See the video and read the full story on WWAY.

Youth Entrepreneurship Program Focuses on Food Economy

YEP logoMay 15: Young entrepreneurs will learn about sustainability in the food industry at this year’s Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP). The summer program for high school students, scheduled July 9-14, will focus on "Building a Better Food Economy."

"We will explore the industry from multiple perspectives while encouraging the students to create a real or imagined method, process or product to complement the already vast array of concepts in the food industry," said Cheryl Sutton, YEP program director. "One of the goals is to think beyond the four Bs – bags, boxes, buckets and buffets." [Learn More]

CFA Investment Challenge Team Places 2nd in North Carolina

CFA Investment Team 2017May 15: Kudos to this year’s CFA Investment Challenge team, which beat out eight other universities/colleges to place second in the North Carolina competition. The team members aggregated nearly 1,500 hours of work over a several month period. Three of the team members intend to sit for the CFA Level I exam in December, and we hope they meet that challenge as easily as they met this one! [Photo (left to right): Andy Tate, Corbin Penland, Jessica Fusaro, and Laton Russell]



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