Cameron School of Business at UNCW

Grad Student Spotlight: Emilee Draper, MSBA Class of 2019

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jun 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The Cameron School of Business has a number of new graduate level programs aimed at helping working professionals advance their careers. Emilee Draper is a student in UNCW's new Masters of Business Analytics Online Accelerated Program. She is excited to be able to apply the tools she is learning in the program to her new career in Media Analytics.

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Topics: analytics, community, graduate programs, student stories, business analytics, MS Business Analytics

Swain Center Welcomes New Director Richard Walsh

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 29, 2019 10:15:00 AM

 

Guest Blogger: Jenny Callison, writer for the Greater Wilmington Business Journal (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on April 11, 2019)

The Swain Center for Executive Education and Economic Development at University of North Carolina Wilmington has a new director. Following a national search, Richard Walsh has been named to that position. His appointment began April 15th.

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Topics: community, Swain Center

Business Analytics: Adding Value and Insight

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM

By Dr. Stephen Hill, Associate Professor of Business Analytics and Director of the M.S. Business Analytics Program, Cameron School of Business (This post was originally shared on WilmingtonBiz.com on May 1, 2019)

Kevin Kelley, Head Coach of the Pulaski Academy (Little Rock, Arkansas) football team has turned conventional thinking in high school football on its head. How? His team never punts on fourth down. Why? Analytics. Universities across the country have seen increases in student retention. Fewer students are leaving school. Why? Analytics. A high-end retailer developed an email campaign that yielded dramatic increases in revenue per email over past campaigns. Why? Analytics.

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Topics: Swain Center, business analytics, MS Business Analytics, business tips

We Are UNCW: Nick Gariepy

Posted by UNCW on May 10, 2019 10:04:00 AM

(This post originally appeared as a We Are UNCW feature on May 6, 2019)

As he contemplated his college choices, Nick Gariepy came south to escape cold Michigan winters. He chose UNCW because of the academic and career opportunities available to him through the Cameron School of Business. 

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Topics: alumni, management, student stories, We Are UNCW

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: What Does It Mean for Our Region?

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 26, 2019 11:15:00 AM

By Dr. Adam Jones, Associate Professor of Economics at the UNCW Cameron School of Business (Note: this post was originally shared on WilmingtonBiz.com on April 1, 2019)

The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) and technological expansion has both stirred imaginations, as well as stoked concerns of job loss and income inequality. Jean de La Fontaine’s aphorism, “Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire,” continues to ring true 300 years after his death. 
 
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Topics: technology, economy, artificial intelligence

Featured Alumna: Gina Goodenow '99, '00M

Posted by UNCW on Mar 29, 2019 11:15:00 AM

(This blog post originally appeared as a We Are UNCW feature on March 26.)

Gina Goodenow ’99, ’00M maintains a precise and businesslike image in her role as senior vice president and chief financial officer of a major nonprofit organization. But in her spare time, she likes to let her hair down. 

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Topics: alumni, We Are UNCW

Top Marketing Student Eva James Shares Her Student Experience

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 20, 2019 11:30:00 AM

By Mel Beasley, CSB Marketing Assistant with Eva James, Cameron School of Business B.S. BA -  Marketing Strategy Concentration '19

With an expected graduation year of 2019, Eva James takes her education seriously at the young age of 21. She is majoring in marketing strategy and minoring in digital arts and has maintained her mention on the Top 10 List for marketing concentrations for the last couple years. Though she keeps her eyes laser-focused on academic success, she knows how to relax with friends during her free time. She describes herself as a “happy-go-lucky” person who knows how to roll with the punches. When the stresses of everyday life get too overwhelming, Eva falls on her love of art for support by drawing sketches. We recently interviewed Eva about her experience at the business school.

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Topics: marketing, student stories

Information Systems and Technology Professionals Continue to Be in High Demand

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM

By Drs. Tom Janicki and Jeffrey Cummings, UNCW Cameron School of Business

Have you been weighing the benefits of potential degree paths recently, or perhaps pondering a career change? Technology may be the way to go! A recent survey by Information Systems professors Jeffrey Cummings and Thomas Janicki in the Cameron School of Business at UNCW report that Information Systems professionals continue to exceed the average growth rate of all business occupations. 

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Topics: management information systems, WITX, technology, MS Computer Science and Information Systems, economy

Top 10 Marketing Concentration Students Recognized for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 13, 2019 11:30:00 AM

(Photo: Kelsey Lee, Fall 2018 Outstanding Graduate in Marketing - Professional Selling)

By Mel Beasley, CSB Marketing Assistant

Academic work ethic doesn’t go unnoticed in the marketing department of UNCW's Cameron School of Business as a faculty member continues her efforts to recognize the Top 10 achievers in this concentration each year and picks their brains for new ideas to improve the curriculum and programs in the school’s marketing field of study. 

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Topics: marketing, student stories

How to Get a Work-Study Position in College

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 8, 2019 11:40:00 AM

By Mel Beasley, CSB Marketing Assistant

Now that we’ve discussed how to apply for a federal work-study award in our previous blog post, it’s time to talk about how to actually find and land a work-study position at your university. It’s important to keep in mind that the application process might be competitive as there are only a limited number of open work-study positions available at any given school. Don’t expect to have a position handed to you simply because you have a work-study award. Just like any other job position, hiring managers treat work-study applicants as they would a permanent employee. They are looking for professionals who will take the position seriously and do a good job.

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Topics: interviewing, financial aid, work study

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Cameron School of Business at UNCW

UNCW was established as Wilmington College in 1947. The Department of Business and Economics became the Cameron School of Business in 1979. Focused on the transformation of today’s business world from the industrial age into the information age, business education at the Cameron School of Business is focused on the technical, analytical and interpersonal skills students will need to lead this fundamental change in the business world through the 21st century.

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