Cameron School of Business at UNCW

How to Be a Global Citizen

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:34:53 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in January 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Kelin Coleman, B.S. Business Administration with concentration in International Business, '17

My name is Kelin Coleman and I’m in the process of finishing the second semester of my senior year.  I’m originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, but I’ve been studying at KEDGE Business School in Marseille, France for the last year and a half as part of the TABSA program.  I’m a double major in French and Business with a concentration of International Business at Cameron School of Business at UNCW- and a specialization in Finance at KEDGE Business School.

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Topics: Cameron School of Business, france, International, marseille, Student Stories, Study Abroad, TABSA

Beta Gamma Sigma - The Best in Business

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:34:32 AM

 

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in January 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Charise Neal, CSB, B.S. Business Administration, concentration in Accounting

How would you feel if you were given the opportunity to be in room full of people known as “the best in business”? I can tell you that it feels phenomenal. Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) members are known around the world as “the best in business." As soon as I was invited to join this prestigious group of people, I jumped at the opportunity.

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Topics: Accounting, beta gamma sigma, Cameron School of Business, Student Stories

Understand That You're Afraid - Then Do It Anyway.

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:34:03 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in January 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Nick Pindale, Cameron School of Business '18, B.S. Business Administration with concentration in Entrepreneurship

Starting my own company was the best but hardest thing I have ever done on my own.

I had worked for a photo booth rental company in Maryland for nearly a year before transferring schools from UMBC to UNCW. It was the best job I have ever had. I was getting paid to go to parties, hang out, eat, socialize, and have fun with the guests and I was making more than enough money from only working once or twice a week. Can you imagine anything better? I couldn’t. I loved my job, it was something I was passionate about and looked forward to doing.  I wanted to do the exact same thing while I was at UNCW. So, I started my own photo booth rental company, Photo Perfect Photobooth LLC.

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Topics: Cameron School of Business, Entrepreneurship, Student Stories

Understanding U.S. Incentives For Keeping Foreign Earnings Abroad

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:32:58 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in November 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Zhan Furner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Accounting, Cameron School of Business

In August 2016, the European Competition Commission determined that Ireland had given Apple’s Irish subsidiaries illegal tax benefits, and it calculated that these subsidiaries owe Ireland nearly $14.5 billion in back taxes.

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Topics: Accounting, Cameron Faculty, Cameron School of Business, Economics, global, Insights, International, taxes

The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:32:30 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Julia Ormond, Cameron School of Business - Marketing Strategy; Theatre Performance

Going to London with CSB was one of best experiences of my life. I didn’t think I’d get to go because my double major requires me to have so many credit hours. The London trip was perfect timing for me! From June 26th - July 28th I could travel around Europe on the weekends while I learned Business Law and Global Studies (International Business) during the week.

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Topics: business, Cameron School of Business, International, London, Student Stories, Study Abroad

How Executive MBA Programs Differ From the Norm

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:31:36 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Dean Robert T. Burrus, Jr., Cameron School of Business

There is a lot of excitement these days around UNCW’s Cameron School of Business. So, what is the buzz all about?

Cameron is now proud to offer an online Executive MBA program. This is an exciting opportunity for Cameron to meet the needs of individuals and firms in the region and, beyond that, their desire to develop the knowledge and skills needed to lead in a fast paced business environment.

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Topics: Cameron School of Business, emba, Graduate Programs, MBA, professional development

UNCW Graduate Turned Entrepreneur with The Exit Games

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:30:41 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Josh Skidmore, UNCW CSB Class of 2016

I’ll start by saying that starting a business isn’t easy. I’ve practically lived off coffee and Redbull for the past three months. It’s literally building something from the ground up. But when it’s finished, and people are enjoying what you’ve created, it’s an awesome feeling.

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Topics: Cameron School of Business, CSB, Entrepreneurship, Management

Socialism Or Capitalism? The Debate That Came To Campus

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:30:16 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Guest Blogger: Dean Robert T. Burrus, Ph.D., Cameron School of Business

While capitalism is still favored by the majority of Americans, a January 2016 poll suggested socialism’s popularity is on the rise.

As reported in The Washington Post, a poll asking respondents whether they had a favorable or unfavorable view of socialism and capitalism found capitalism to be the big winner overall. But respondents under 30 years of age decisively embraced socialism.

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Topics: BB&T Center, Burrus, business, Cameron School of Business, capitalism, CSB, debate, Insights, Rob Burrus, socialism

Finding Your Sweet Spot: An Interview with David Mathisen

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:26:48 AM

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in September 2016.

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An interview with David Mathisen, Cameron School of Business Alumnus (B.S. Business Administration with a concentration in Accountancy, 2005; MBA 2011)

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

I enjoyed every part of my experience at UNCW and at CSB; the instructors at CSB were probably my favorite part...I felt instructors were informative, challenging, yet, “down to earth.” I could tell many of them had a passion for teaching and my learnings at CSB have transitioned well to the success in my professional career. P.S. -  I heard they made a mandatory “shoes, or at least flip flop and shirt” rule in recent years?  That was cool when they didn’t have that rule...but I understand.

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Topics: business, Cameron School of Business, David Mathisen, internship, MBA, Student Stories, wilmington

Cameron Forms Partnership with Fudan University

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 17, 2017 11:25:39 AM

(Photo: (from left to right) – Lina Shi, Catherine Sun, George Schell, Jiangbo Wan, and Hongye Li.  Shi, Sun, Wan and Li are the first 4 faculty from Fudan University that taught Chinese foreign language courses for UNCW.)

March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Guest Blogger: Dr. George Schell, Professor of Management Information Systems

In the summer of 2016, UNCW was chosen to be the host university for the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Fudan University in Shanghai and the UNC university system. UNCW and the Cameron School of Business (CSB) have had an ongoing relationship with Fudan beginning in 2005. Since 2007, Fudan University has sent faculty to teach courses in the Chinese language at UNCW - this year, professor Zhang Bangyin from Fudan is teaching in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. CSB students have consistently accounted for a third to one-half of the students taking Chinese language courses at UNCW, and Dr. George Schell, Professor of Information Systems, has worked with all of the faculty from Fudan over the past eight years.

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Topics: Cameron School of Business, china, CSB, International, schell

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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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