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Featured Seahawk: Sydney Payne '18 - Wacky, but Authentic

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 13, 2018 7:56:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Sydney Payne, CSB BSBA – Marketing/Professional Sales concentration ’18; Sydney was our “Featured Seahawk” for the week of March 19, 2018.

Finishing my final semester as a CSB student has made me reflect on my experiences at UNCW. I never really was a student who loved school; however, instead of feeling intimidated by my professors— I was inspired.

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Topics: marketing, sales, Featured Seahawk

Filing 2017 Tax Returns - What You Should Know

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 11, 2018 8:47:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Victoria Hansen, Associate Professor of Accounting, Cameron School of Business

While we are all excited for the new tax law changes coming in 2018, we first have to file 2017 tax returns - and there are only a few days left to do so!

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Topics: accounting, government, taxes

Virtual Reality: Not Just for Gaming Anymore

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 9, 2018 11:40:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Toni Pence, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, UNCW

On April 10, UNCW will be hosting the 15th annual Wilmington Information Technology eXchange Conference (WITX). WITX brings together students, faculty, staff and local information technology professionals to share their experiences and demonstrate their leading technology endeavors. During the conference, students from the CSC 475: Virtual Reality for Digital Storytelling course will demo their semester-long virtual reality projects. This year, we will have five invigorating virtual reality experiences for conference attendees to enjoy.

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Topics: WITX, virtual reality, computer science

Which Graduate Program is Right for You?

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 14, 2018 9:33:00 AM

Business skills and knowledge can apply to countless opportunities, and obtaining a master’s degree can lead to several career paths within or beyond the business world.

If you’re considering a graduate degree in business, you should know what you want to do with the degree and you should ask yourself why.

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Topics: graduate programs, International MBA, MBA, Professional MBA, MS Finance, MS Computer Science and Information Systems, MS Accountancy, MS Business Analytics

Featured Alumna: Tierra Davis

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 9, 2018 9:17:00 AM
An interview with Tierra Davis, Cameron School of Business Class of 2014, B.S. Business Administration - Human Resources Management concentration
 
How do you feel about your educational experience at Cameron School of Business?
 
I loved my experience with the Cameron School of Business. Dr. Martha Andrews was my advisor, and she was very helpful and encouraging with ensuring that I had all the tools I needed to graduate and start my career. The coursework was relevant to my field, and I felt empowered once I completed all of the educational requirements.
 
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Topics: alumni, human resource management, Featured Seahawk

Cameron Executive Network Celebrates 15+ Years of Mentoring

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In the spring of 2002, a small committee of individuals invested in the education of Cameron’s students started something truly special that has since blossomed into something extraordinary.
Building on an idea that first originated in 1999, Skip Jones and Dick Verrone - Cameron School of Business (CSB) Executives in Residence and instructors - along with a handful of area business professionals and a few CSB faculty members, founded the Cameron Executive Network (CEN).

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Topics: Cameron Executive Network, mentoring

Four Reasons to Travel Before You Graduate College

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Feb 23, 2018 9:17:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Alisha Browne, Web Developer & Marketing Coordinator for Cameron School of Business. Alisha is also this week's Featured Seahawk. (Photo: little Alisha in Rome, 2008)

If I had to choose one thing that has impacted my life significantly, I would have to give (international) travel the gold. To be honest, I think there are definitely pre-and post-study abroad Alishas that might as well be different species.

While I can't put my finger on exactly what about the experience of traveling changes you, I am going to give it my best shot!

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Topics: international, International MBA, study abroad

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Feb 16, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Stephen HillAssistant Professor of Business Analytics, Cameron School of Business

  • Detecting spam and malware.
  • Guiding autonomous vehicles.
  • Distinguishing between images of cats and dogs.
  • Predicting diabetes-related hospital patient readmissions.
  • Recommending the next show for you to “binge watch” on Netflix.
What do these seemingly unrelated things have to do with each other? Each of these tasks relies on analytics techniques and tools. These examples focus on the transformation of data into information, and then into insights and better business decisions.
 
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Topics: graduate programs, professional development, Swain Center, business analytics

How I Mentored Fourteen Students in Two Years

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Feb 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Liz Roesel, Marketing Manager, Horizon Software International and Cameron Executive Network Mentor

I’ve been told my approach to mentoring with the Cameron Executive Network has been drastically different than that of typical mentors. Now, this is not to assume that my method will be a good fit for every mentor or mentee, and I continue to learn and grow as a mentor. But, I hope in sharing my experience, potential mentors will see that the program allows for flexibility, and it’s possible to creatively maximize our mentorship reach.

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Topics: alumni, Cameron Executive Network, mentoring

We Are UNCW: Christopher Sibona

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Feb 2, 2018 10:11:00 AM

This employee profile is from UNCW’s ‘We Are UNCW’ series and was posted on January 30, 2018.

Christopher Sibona, assistant professor of information systems, has a lot of experience with “unfriending,” a social media phenomenon he has studied since 2010.

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Topics: Cameron faculty, management information systems, We Are UNCW

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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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