Cameron School of Business at UNCW

We Are UNCW: Justin Borges

Posted by UNCW on Jun 29, 2018 10:36:51 AM

This post originally appeared as a part of the We Are UNCW series on June 25, 2018.

When Justin Borges '14 first stepped foot on the campus of UNCW, he found himself in unfamiliar territory. For the first time in his life, the New York native was living on his own, away from everyone and everything he knew. What he found was a new home that offered him support and helped shape him into the person he is today.

“UNCW is an incredible community with people from all walks of life,” Borges said. “It’s a place that changes every life that ever steps foot down Chancellor’s Walk. It’s second to none.”

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Topics: alumni, We Are UNCW

The Ultimate Professional Development Cheat Sheet for Organizations

Posted by Swain Center on Jun 22, 2018 8:01:00 AM

Blogger: Laura Gail Lunsford, PhD, Director of the UNCW Swain Center (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on June 15, 2018)

Investing in professional development can yield big dividends for the individual and the organization.
 
Skip to the front of the line on developing and investing in high-quality professional development by checking off the items on this cheat sheet to make sure you will have an engaged and talented workforce.

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Topics: professional development, Swain Center

Making an Experience Memorable - Tourism in Wilmington

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jun 8, 2018 7:35:12 AM

Photo credit: Bradley Pearce/UNCW

Guest Blogger: Dr. Mark Pelletier, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Cameron School of Business (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com Insights blog on June 1, 2018).

In celebration of the newly-designated Travel and Tourism Week, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper stated that the travel and tourism industry supported over 225,000 jobs in the state and visitors to the state spent more than $23.9 billion in 2017.

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Topics: marketing, tourism, customer delight

"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: Cameron faculty, management information systems, social media marketing, communication

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: community, internships

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, Swain Center, supply chain management

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, student stories

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: student stories, finance

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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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