Cameron School of Business at UNCW

Which MBA Program Best Meets Your Needs?

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Aug 9, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Photo: Students from the MBA Class of 2017 after their Commencement Ceremony. This post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on August 6, 2019.

In August 2018 the Cameron School of Business launched a fully online MBA program. The goal of the new program was to extend the reach and impact of the Cameron School within the State of North Carolina.  

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Topics: community, graduate programs, International MBA, MBA, Professional MBA, Executive MBA, Cameron School News, graduate school

Leadership: Today and into the Future

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 18, 2019 10:01:27 AM

Guest Blogger: Richard J. Walsh, Director, UNCW Swain Center for Executive & Economic Development (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on July 15, 2019)

Over the past ten years, I have had a number of unique opportunities to travel and work with many highly successful organizations and global leaders. More recently, I interviewed more than one-hundred of these leaders, asking how they anticipate trends, grow their businesses and deliver results. People often ask me, what advice can you share? In this particular article, I would like to highlight just a few nuggets of advice shared with me throughout these interviews.

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Topics: community, management, Swain Center, leadership, Insights

Cameron School of Business Names Dr. Nivine Richie as Associate Dean of Graduate Programs

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jun 24, 2019 11:08:42 AM

The Cameron School of Business is pleased to announce that Dr. Nivine Richie has accepted the position of Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in the CSB. Dr. Richie, Ph.D., CFA has most recently served as the Chair of the Department of Economics & Finance and Professor of Finance. She will begin her new appointment on July 1st, 2019. 

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Topics: Cameron faculty, graduate programs, Cameron School News

Held for Ransom(ware): You AND Your Company. How NOT to be a Victim.

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jun 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Elizabeth Baker, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at the UNCW Cameron School of Business (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on June 1, 2019)

It can happen at any time...you get that phone call that your corporate servers are locked up. No one can log in and all of your data has been hijacked. A mysterious message appears on the server screen stating that for some price, you can regain access to your servers and data. WHAT IS HAPPENING? It’s called ransomware, and it is a growing concern among corporate and personal cybersecurity practitioners.

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Topics: management information systems, cyber security

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

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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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