Winners of the 2014 Entrepreneurship Case Competition
The Cameron School of Business would like to congradulate Rob Baratta, Joe Hamann,Brittany Bufano, and Kyle Schimelfenig for winning the 2014 Entrepreneurship Case Competition. The compeition is held annually as part of UNCW's Entrepreneurship Week. This year's competition took place on the final day of Entrepreneurship Week on October 24th. The students were given just over two hours to analyze and provide recommendations for an entrepreneurship case without the benefit of the internet. They then provided a PowerPoint presentation to the judges. Each member of the winning team received a prize of $125.00
Winner of the First “Innovation Concept” Pitch Competition
Congratulations to Elisabeth O’Quinn, winner of the first “Innovative Concept” Pitch Competition. The compeition was held on October 21st as part of UNCW’s Entrepreneurship Week. Unlike many Pitch competitions, students were 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 was sponsored by tekMountain – Wilmington’s newest business incubator/accelerator. more details.
UNCW To Host Fifth Annual Entrepreneurship Week
UNCW’s fifth annual Entrepreneurship Week took place on October 20th through the 24th. This year featured a video series profiling Jeff Bezos, Howard Schultz, and Steve Jobs. New to this year was the Innovation Concept Pitch Competition, where up to ten UNCW students presented their concepts to a panel of three entrepreneurs. The Competition was sponsored by tekMountain – Wilmington’s newest business incubator/accelerator.
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.
Last Day of Classes
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.