Jan 27

Exploring Business Abroad

Vivian O’Brien is junior marketing major currently spending a year abroad at the Copenhagen Business School. In this month’s blog, she shares what she is learning about how business practices vary in other countries. I have learned a great deal about the small and big differences between business conducted here in Denmark/Europe versus how business … Continued

Jan 27

How to build relationships and network effectively

 “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”  “Your network is your net worth.” “You’re either networking, or you’re not working.” The half of you reading this who consider yourself extroverts may think networking is no big deal – but I’ll bet you could use some tips on how to network more effectively. The … Continued

Jan 22

6 Tips To Be A Successful Student

In order to be successful, I think that you must realize that you are and always will be a student. You may not always have an academic institution listed as your primary vocation, but you should have the mindset that continuous learning is paramount. Since graduating in 2010, I’ve held analyst roles at BB&T, KPMG, … Continued

Dec 18

Traveling the globe

When Craig Thornburg (MS ’19) decided to broaden his horizons and earn a graduate degree that would allow him to move up in his career, he chose the master of science in international business program at UNC Greensboro’s Bryan School of Business and Economics. “Attending an online program made it convenient to earn the degree while … Continued

Dec 18

Bringing lessons to life

Amy Vann (MS ’19) continues to rise through the ranks at The Assurance Group, Inc., where she began her career more than 15 years ago. Starting as a data entry clerk, Vann—now armed with a master of science in international business from UNC Greensboro’s Bryan School of Business and Economics—is currently a human resources generalist at … Continued

Nov 18

7 Questions with Catherine Iszard

7 Questions with a Spartan BS in Business Administration ’18Associate Business Development and Marketing Coordinator, NERA Economic Consulting 1. What do you love most about your job? I love the diversity in tasks and responsibilities I have in my job. Every day I work on different projects. From planning a small client dinner to researching … Continued

Nov 04

5 Ways to Thrive as a Study-Abroad Student

By Vivian O’BrienJunior marketing major with a minor in economics Adopting to a new school and its environment may seem daunting, and at times I have felt unsure of how to navigate the Danish system. Lots of research, asking people, and learning-by-doing, I came up with these five tips that I believe can help ease … Continued

Nov 04

Whitney S. Carter: Business Analyst

7 Questions With a Spartan BS Computer Information Systems and Operations Management ’15Business Analyst II, Insurance Industry 1. What do you love most about your job? Problem solving. 2. What’s exciting about the future of your industry/position? Being a part of the different changes within the organization that will improve how we work and becoming … Continued

Oct 22

Gary Keffer: Marketing

Gary KefferMBA 2007Director, Strategic MarketingUniversal Music Group Nashville Pictured with Carrie Underwood at the listening event for her album “Cry Pretty” 1. What do you love most about your job? I love my job. Even with the best job, some days are bonkers. What really makes the job special (and I know it sounds corny, … Continued

Oct 14

Tiffany Grant: Financial Entrepreneur

7 Questions with a Spartan Owner, Money Talk with Tiff MBA 2018 1. What do you love most about your job? I love being able to help people understand complex financial topics and provide guidance as they work their way to financial independence. The countless DMs, text messages, comments, and phone calls with financial wins makes … Continued

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