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CARS Alums: Helping hands during COVID-19

CARS students and alumni are changing gears and using their sewing skills to do their part to help protect against COVID-19. Danielle Teah, a 2016 CARS graduate, started her own clothing line called TeahCouture following graduation. Teah Couture typically focuses on couture bonnets and custom garments but with rising concern for public safety, Danielle began … Continued

Early matchmaking technology paired UNCG Alumni

Still Together 50 Years Later “Everybody’s talking about it. Everybody’s doing it. Operation Match! It’s the modern way to meet. It whammo’s blind dates. Just answer the questions about yourself, what you are like, what you like, and send the questionnaire in with $3.00. You’ll receive 5 ideal dates for you right from your campus … Continued

Campus Life in 1969

When Jane Fisher ’69 BA Economics/Business Administration enrolled at UNC Greensboro in 1965, it was only the second year the university admitted male students – and there weren’t many in the class of roughly 900. This was also just a few years after the famed sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth’s lunch counter, and the height of … Continued

Friendship forged in UNCG MBA leads to entrepreneurial success

When Alex Moore and Ryan Burkett met at the Bryan School during their MBA orientation in 2002, little did they know how much their lives would change through the MBA process and through the friendship that would bloom. Both brought to their MBA programs lifelong experience living and working in their respective family businesses; Alex … Continued

A Leader of Young Learners

FIVE MINUTES WITH JACQUELINE MCCRACKEN WALL WHO: Jacqueline McCracken Wall ’09, president and CEO, Junior Achievement of the Triad WHAT: Junior Achievement (JA) of the Triad is a nonprofit that educates and empowers young people to transform their futures and own their economic successes. WHOA! Since McCracken Wall joined JA in 2012 and became CEO … Continued

Collaborating on Business Challenges Enhances MBA Education

  As a student consultant in the Bryan School’s MBA capstone course, Susanne Hall helped determine if a potential new revenue stream would fit into executive recruiting firm Charles Aris Inc.’s business model and how to implement the idea. In the same semester, Hall also represented a client – Greensboro History Museum (she was a … Continued

Brewing Up Business

Over the last 11 years, the Bryan School has developed a strong relationship with North Carolina’s wine industry. Under the leadership of Sam Troy, Dr. Bonnie Canziani, and Dr. Erick Byrd, marketing and hospitality students have worked with many of the state’s family-owned vineyards and provided guidance to the state itself through the North Carolina … Continued

Dishing Up French Cuisine and Opportunities

Since graduating from the Bryan School in 2012, Kathryn Hubert has dreamed of combining her love of French cuisine and her desire to empower those with special needs. This month, Hubert’s dream became a reality with the grand opening of her restaurant, Chez Genѐse. Located in the heart of Greensboro, Chez Genѐse features a mouthwatering … Continued

Skills On and Off the Court

Leadership was not a new concept to Mark Musumeci ’15 when he came to UNCG for his MBA. As an undergraduate student in Pennsylvania, Musumeci was the captain of both the basketball and tennis teams, a resident assistant in campus housing, a recipient of the “Outstanding Graduate” award, and a speaker at commencement. Playing basketball for all … Continued

From Carolina to Barbados

Summer Scott-Samuel ’96 spends her days like many other people in business – answering emails, attending meetings, and making presentations. The major difference is that she does so in Barbados, where it’s around 85 degrees, 365 days of the year. Scott-Samuel graduated with a BS in textile products design, and works for Gildan Activewear, SRL. … Continued