Cameron School of Business at UNCW

"Unfriending" Happens

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 11, 2018 8:41:24 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Christopher Sibona, Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Cameron School of Business, and is based on his 2014 research published in the International Journal of Business Environment. Find out more about his research here.

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been offended by someone “unfriending” you online (we won’t tell).
 
We know that social networking sites are prevalent. They give people the ability to connect with each other and create and share content. They also present the opportunity for a new way to disconnect.
 
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Topics: Management Information Systems, Social media marketing, communication, Cameron Faculty

Featured Alumnus: Brent Boswell

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 1, 2018 11:40:00 AM

An interview with Brent Boswell, Cameron School of Business Alumnus (B.S. Business Administration with a concentration in Management, 2016)

How do you feel about your educational experience at Cameron School of Business?

The Cameron School of Business provided an excellent foundation for my career in Banking. Professors were knowledgeable in their respective areas of expertise, and inspired me to strive to succeed in the business world. I will forever value the opportunities and lifelong relationships that CSB and UNCW provided.
 

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Topics: Alumni, Management

The Time is Now to Start Looking for a Summer UNCW Intern

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 27, 2018 9:34:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Teresa Walker, Director of Work Practice, Cameron School of Business

Consistently, we hear from students throughout the spring semester, “I would prefer a summer internship in Wilmington.” 

However, the number of interested students outnumber the opportunities available. Therefore, many students end up going elsewhere to gain applied learning experience.

Is your business losing out on this valuable resource located within your community? Furthermore, from an economics viewpoint, could this be considered an opportunity cost?

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Topics: Internships, interns

We Are UNCW: Mark Pelletier

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 24, 2018 11:51:00 AM

This employee profile is from UNCW’s ‘We Are UNCW’ series and was posted on March 20, 2018.

After 21 years primarily in photography sales on the Las Vegas Strip, Mark Pelletier decided it was time for a change.

“I was doing sales and sales management for a long time; in fact, I’d kind of done it all sales-wise,” he said with a chuckle. “I got into academia late. I went back to school to get my marketing degree, and I just fell in love with it.”

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Topics: Cameron Faculty, marketing, We Are UNCW

The Value Of Project Management

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 20, 2018 9:04:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Drew Rosen, Ph.D., professor of supply chain management at the Cameron School of Business, UNCW.  

(Editor's note: this was originally shared as an Insights Blog post in March 2016.)

Often I am asked about the value of project management education. Whether your organization is small or large, private or public, old or new, the answer is always the same. If you are looking for a way to stay ahead, forward-thinking organizations are turning to project management to consistently deliver superior business results.

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Topics: Project Management, Supply Chain Management, SWAIN Center

Noah Miyazaki Wins 2018 Business Plan Competition

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 19, 2018 6:08:00 PM

The Twelfth Annual Business Plan Competition, open to Cameron School of Business seniors in the Entrepreneurship and Business Development concentration, was held on April 13th. Thirty-six students submitted comprehensive business plans accompanied by oral presentations for their EBD 490 (Business Development and Commercializationcourse. Each year, Dr. Steve Harper, professor of EBD 490, invites four students from the class to compete.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Management, business plan

Senior Victoria Waldman Wins Prestigious Research Award

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 17, 2018 9:32:00 AM

On February 16, 2018, CSB senior Victoria Waldman’s research paper, titled “Relationship between Returns and Volatility to Policies of U.S. Presidential Election Cycles,” was selected from over a dozen submissions from universities around the country as Best Undergraduate Paper at the Academy of Economics and Finance Convention in Houston, TX.

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Topics: Cameron School of Business, finance

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: Featured Seahawk, marketing, Sales

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, tax

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

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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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