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Faculty Profile: Dr. Bill Harden

“I feel lucky to have a career I love and to have such bright and hard-working students,” said Dr. Bill Harden, Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Bryan School of Business and Economics. Little did he know when he arrived in Greensboro 21 years ago as a new professor, that … Continued

Staff Member to Receive SoCon Award

John Chapman, staff member with the Bryan School of Business and Economics, will be presented with the 2019-20 UNC Greensboro SoCon Staff Award during the December 15 men’s basketball game against NC State. The award will be presented by Jim Schaus, SoCon Commissioner. Chapman joined the Bryan School in 2013 after a highly successful career … Continued

CARS hosts Sustainability: The Key to Future Growth

The Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies Department kicked off the Bryan School’s Virtual Collaboratory for Sustainable Business Practices with an event called Sustainability: The Key to Future Growth on October 22, 2019.  This event brought together top industry experts, including NPD Group’s Marshal Cohen, to explore the role of sustainability in retail today throughout North … Continued

CARS goes to Vegas for ITAA’s 2019 Annual Conference

The International Textile and Apparel Association’s (ITAA) 2019 annual conference was held in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 25th through October 29th.  Six CARS faculty members and six Graduate students gathered with colleagues and UNCG alum to present their research from the past year and network with other industry professionals in higher education. ITAA is … Continued

Company Trek: Syngenta

By Mackenzie Winslow, second-year MBA student In the Bryan School, our business education includes the exploration of a wide range of valuable concepts. One of the best instructors, however, is that of personal experience. This is what current MBA candidates had the opportunity to gain as we visited Syngenta’s corporate headquarters this month. As we … Continued

A Hard Focus on Soft Skills

Even as college graduates become more proficient in hard skills like data analysis, employers report gaps between what they need and what recent grads possess when it comes to essential “soft skills.” According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook Survey from 2018, the top five attributes employers seek are: problem-solving skills, … Continued

Congratulations to Dianne Welsh on her Paper Acceptance into the Journal of Small Business Management!

Congratulations to Dianne Welsh, Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, as her paper was accepted in the Journal of Small Business Management: McNally, J.J., Piperopoulos, P., Welsh, D.H.B., Mengel, T., Tantawy, M., & Papageorgiadis, N. (forthcoming). From pedagogy to andragogy: Assessing the impact of social entrepreneurship course syllabi on the Millennial learner. Journal of Small Business … Continued

NCSI Receives Gift from Pepsi Bottling Ventures

A long-standing relationship between UNC Greensboro and Pepsi, coupled with Pepsi’s commitment to sales education, has resulted in a major gift for the North Carolina Sales Institute (NCSI). As part of Pepsi’s pouring rights contract with the University, the organization designated a gift of $50,000 to the Sales Institute. The Start of a Sweet Partnership … Continued