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Belk College welcomes guest CEO speaker

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Belk College welcomes guest CEO speaker

CEO of Premier Inc. Susan DeVore spoke to nearly 500 students of the Belk College of Business in the Student Union Multipurpose Room for the CEO Speaker Series Oct. 19. The event took place from 11 to 11:45 a.m., giving students and faculty the opportunity to hear from notable leaders in the business community, with a distinguished […]

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Exponential Celebration brings major announcements

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Exponential Celebration brings major announcements

The Exponential Celebration took place in the newly renamed Popp & Martin Student Union today at noon. The naming honors two distinguished alumni; Karen A. Popp, a lawyer, and Demon T. Martin, a graduate of the University Transitional Opportunities Program who now works in the financial services industry. Both gave “lead gifts” to a UNC […]

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UNC Charlotte alum authors book on American worklife

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte alum authors book on American worklife

UNC Charlotte alum Austin Halbert’s book “The American Workday” will cover important social and economic issues that affect workers across America today. The inspiration for the book sprouted from his “frustration with the continuing divides in the United States,” said Halbert. The disparities in income between different races, nationalities, and genders are highlighted in his […]

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Adorn your assets with UNC Charlotte alumnus’ Crotchgear

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Adorn your assets with UNC Charlotte alumnus’ Crotchgear

For UNC Charlotte alumnus Adam Shinn, sweatpants aren’t just for a lazy day. Sweatpants have become for Shinn and his business partner, who wishes to remain anonymous, a way of life. The pair are co-founders of the online-based apparel company Crotchgear. Crotchgear provides what Shinn calls “humor below the belt. [It] is any clothing worn […]

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Charlotte Alums Take Part in Women’s Roller Derby League

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Alums Take Part in Women’s Roller Derby League

BY: Tadd Haislop Students at Charlotte encounter athletes walking around campus every day. These athletes are typically students at the university who play a sport within the athletic department. Prideful volleyball, basketball, soccer and soon football players roam the brick-crusted campus in green and white 49er athletic gear, distinguishing themselves from the rest of the […]

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2012: The year of the Sugar Glyder

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
2012: The year of the Sugar Glyder

Daniel Howie, Chris Rigo, Emily Aoyagi, and Bobby Matthews (from left to right) of Charlotte’s Sugar Glyder/ Photo courtesy of Sugar Glyder                               Following the band’s recent trip to the Austin-based music festival, South By Southwest, the indie pop five-piece had […]

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