UNCW/Cameron School of Business

Annual Economic Conference - October 13

Swain Center Logo The annual OUTLOOK conference is our region's premier forum for economic activity and forecasts.

The focus for 2015 will be the status of a few of the most impactful industries in the Wilmington region, and their prospects and challenges for the upcoming year.

Panelists include: Jay Wileman, current Senior Vice President and COO and incoming CEO of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, David Simmons, Chairman and CEO of PPD, and Dr. Jose Sartarelli, Chancellor of UNC Wilmington.

Economists Dr. Adam Jones and Dr. Tom Simpson will provide regional and national economic forecasts. Continental breakfast starts at 7:30am in the Burney Center. Program will run 8am-9:30am. [Read More and Registration]

Call for Innovation Concept Pitch Competition

Entrep Competition Open to all UNCW undergraduate students who have an innovative product, service, business, or business model idea. The deadline for students to enter is October 8th. Contact Dr. Harper at harpers@uncw.edu for information. The actual event will occur on November 3 at 7 p.m.


Oct 2

MIS/CIT Bus Trip to RTP

7:00 am - 6:00 p.m. - Cancelled

Oct 2

Excel 2013 Certificate Program

Swain Center Professional Development

Oct 6

Data Analytics Using Excel 2013

Swain Center Professional Development

Oct 12

Fall Break Starts

October 12 and 13

Oct 13

Annual Outlook Conference

7:30 a.m. - Burney Center - Registration Required

Oct 14

Project Management

Swain Center Professional Development

Oct 14

Salesforce Administration

Swain Center Professional Development

Oct 20

CEN Talks Dinner - Keynote: Chancellor Sartarelli

5 - 8 p.m. - Burney Center

Oct 21

Cameron Career Fair

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - CIS Building

Oct 21

MIS / MS CSIS Advisory Board Meeting

5 - 7:30 p.m. - Fisher

CSB Career Event - October 21

CSB Career Day The Cameron School of Business (CSB) is proud to be sponsoring its 1st CSB Career Event on October 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the CIS Building. This event will bring together employers and students to learn more about our students and opportunities.

Information/Interview Tables - Seeking Employers

This event is a great way to expose your firm to business school students who are interested in careers within the fields of marketing, finance, economics and management. If your organization is interested in hiring interns or full time employees, or would like to increase awareness, we are offering the option to reserve a table at the event. For additional information contact Teresa Walker at walkert@uncw.edu. Space is limited!

All CSB concentrations are invited so save the date! Thank you employers and students for your support, and we look forward to your help in making our career event a great success! For additional information click here. [Read More]

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The Economic Barometer is a quarterly snapshot of local, regional and national economic trends that is produced by Dr. Woody Hall and Dr. Tom Simpson. This is the last economic barometer lead by Dr. Woody Hall, who retired on July 1st after a 40 year career at UNCW. Dr. Adam Jones will serve as the new regional economist for the Swain Center. Highlights from the 3rd Quarter Barometer:

U.S. Economy: Growth in real GDP in the second quarter of this year rebounded from the depressed first quarter, which had been held down by extreme winter weather and the west coast dock strike. The pickup brought output growth up to about a 2 % rate for the first half. This pace is close to the disappointing average growth of 2.3 % that has characterized the current expansion that began in mid-2009.

Local Economy: Revised data on real (inflation-adjusted) gross domestic product (GDP) show that with the exception of 2012, the Wilmington, NC MSA (New Hanover and Pender Counties) economy grew over 2010-13. Real GDP in the MSA is forecast to rise 3.5% over 2014 and 3.8% over both 2015 and 2016.

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10th Annual Information Technology / Operations Management Career Day
A Great Success

ITOM Career Day The Information Systems / Operations Department and the Computer Science Department held its 10th Annual ITOM Career Day (Information Technology / Operations Management on September 16th in the CIS Building). The event is designed to help students in Information Systems, Operations Management, Computer Information Technology, Computer Science and MS - CSIS degrees seek employment.

Thirty six firms and ninety one industry professionals attended the event which bringsg students and industry professionals together. It was a great matching of firms looking for internships and full time positions with our Information Systems and Operations Management students who were looking for jobs and internships.

This year's keynote speaker was Mona Bodie the new CIO of GE Hitachi here in Wilmington. She talked about skills students should gain while in school to help set them up for a professional career.

Over 250 students particpated in the breakout sessions to learn more about careers in IT and Operations as well as the interview tables. Special thanks to GE Hitachi and Credit Suisse for their sponsorship of the event. [Read More]

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