Blog Post - 1.13.17: 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.
The Cameron School of Business has many resources available to aid students in their career pursuits. This includes organizations such as the Cameron Executive Network, bi-annual career fair events, and above all, dedicated personnel that have a passion for student success. Cameron professors and staff care about their students, and they want to see them to succeed in work and life. Personally, this is why I chose the Cameron School of Business. No matter how big your dreams are, Cameron will help pave the way to greatness. With the help of such dedicated personnel, I was able to achieve the academic success that led to my invitation into Beta Gamma Sigma, and ultimately, to the BGS conference I was able to attend. [Keep Reading]
January 4: The editors of International Review of Financial Analysis recently acknowledged Dr. Cetin Ciner, Professor of Finance, for his paper, Hedges and safe havens: An examination of stocks, bonds, gold, oil and exchange rates, published in 2013. Dr. Ciner's paper was one of the 5 most highly cited papers during 2014, 2015 and up until June 2016. Congratulations!
November 28: Congratulations to Outstanding Graduates for the Fall 2016 Semester. As well as being the Outstanding Graduate in Economics, Matthew Murphy was awarded the E.M. West Award for Academic Achievement. The E. M. West award is named after Dr. E. M. “Mac” West and is awarded at each commencement ceremony to the Cameron student with the highest academic achievement, while also taking into consideration their participation in Cameron and UNCW activities. The students awarded for the Fall 2016 semester were:
Congratulations! [See the Photo Album]
Blog Post - 11.23.16: In August, 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.
The size of this ruling has reignited the debate in here in the United States about tax policies that permit U.S.-based multinational corporations (MNCs) to accumulate their foreign earnings overseas without paying U.S. taxes.
Apple is not alone. [Keep Reading]
October 17: The Cameron School of Business continues to be an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the school in the new 2017 edition of its annual book, “The Best 294 Business Schools” and on its site.
“It’s very meaningful to receive this type of recognition. It’s really a testament to the hard work of our faculty and staff, currently and in years past,” said Dean Robert Burrus.
The Princeton Review's survey asked students at the 294 business schools about their school's academics, student body and campus life as well as about themselves and their career plans. The student surveys that were used for this edition were completed online at http://survey.review.com and conducted in the 2015-16, 2014-15 and 2013-14 academic years.