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).
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!
- 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.
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.
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.
Guest Blogger: Laura Lunsford, Ph.D., Director, Swain Center for Executive & Professional Development
We tend to spend a lot of time at the start of relationships but neglect paying attention to how we might end them well.
For example, would-be lovers woo us with promises of dinners, chocolates, flowers. Yet breakups are usually seen as unpleasant. We spend time orienting new employees to organizations and hopefully to their new colleagues.
Guest Blogger: Dr. Stephen Harper, Duke Energy/Betty Cameron Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, Cameron School of Business
The Cameron School of Business embraces the concept that organizations function best when they are without boundaries.
This is true for many Cameron School of Business events, such as: Business Week; sponsored trips to various places, including Wall Street; activities like the regional and national Sales Competition; and the academic programs throughout the year in numerous foreign countries, including China.
Guest Blogger: Dr. Nivine Richie, Chair of the Cameron School of Business’ Department of Economics and Finance
In 2017, on the first Saturday of June, over 150,000 people sat for CFA exams across the globe.
Although Matt Mylott ’07, ’18M is a native Californian, he’s very much at home on the East Coast. All it takes is a stroll down Chancellor’s Walk to remind him of what he loves most about life here.