UNCW To Host Fifth Annual Entrepreneurship Week
UNCW’s fifth annual Entrepreneurship Week will take place October 20th through the 24th. This year features a video series profiling Jeff Bezos, Howard Schultz, and Steve Jobs. New to this year is the Innovation Concept Pitch Competition, where up to ten UNCW students will present their concepts to a panel of three entrepreneurs. The Competition is sponsored by tekMountain – Wilmington’s newest business incubator/accelerator. Entrepreneurship Week is open and free to all UNCW students, but seating is limited. Students must pre-register for certain events. Schedule of Events.
UNCW To Hold “Innovation Concept” Pitch Competition
The first “Innovative Concept” Pitch Competition will take place on Tuesday, October 21st as part of UNCW’s Entrepreneurship Week. Unlike many Pitch competitions, students are encouraged to pitch “concepts” for innovative products, services, business models, or the application of existing ideas in new ways or new markets rather than fully fleshed out business ventures. The competition is sponsored by tekMountain – Wilmington’s newest business incubator/accelerator. Three entrepreneurs will judge the five-minute pitches, and cash prizes will be awarded to the top three pitches. more details.
Cameron School of Business’s Chancellor’s Open Forum
The Cameron School of Business hosted an Open Forum to update Chancellor Sederburg and others in our campus community on the accomplishments, vision and goals of the Cameron School of Business. Our forum was held on Tuesday, September 30th. In order to show the Chancellor Cameron’s support for the School and University, we appreciated everyone who made an effort to attend this forum.
UNCW Economist Woody Hall To Retire
On behalf of Dr. Nivine Richie, Department Chair of Economics and Fianance, we would like to announce that economics professor William “Woody” Hall said he plans to retire at the end of the current academic year, leaving a nearly 41-year career at the school. For years, he has conducted research on the state of the local economy and presented his conclusions and predictions at the Swain Center's annual economic outlook conference. Hall, who is senior economist at UNCW's Swain Center for Business and Economic Services, said he thinks only two other faculty members at UNCW have a longer tenure than his.
UNCW Recognized with High Marks by U.S. News and World Report
UNCW has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 20 regional universities in the South, the University announced today. UNCW also maintained its top ten ranking as one of the best public institutions in the South on this year’s “Best Colleges” rankings.
Cameron School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This accreditation places Cameron in the top 30% of business education programs.