Cameron School of Business Announces New Center for Sales Excellence and Customer Delight

UNCW’s Cameron School of Business has officially launched the Center for Sales Excellence and Customer Delight. The center was created to develop students’ ability to think and work collaboratively by teaching, coaching and encouraging students to operate with a “win-win” mentality. By offering a variety of events hosted by faculty, the business community and sales professionals, …

Phase Two Announced for NCSSM-Morganton Planning

The arrival of spring brings with it the beginning of a new chapter in the planning for NCSSM-Morganton. Kevin Baxter, director of western campus planning for North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, announced the formation of two new steering teams that will focus on external engagement and campus operations Morganton. In both cases, the …

Diversity Dialogue: Cherokee Culture

For the past seven years, WCU has selected an interdisciplinary theme for campus conversations, curricular and co-curricular connections, and enrichment. This year, for the first time, faculty, staff and students voted on the theme and among the choices offered, Cherokee was the resounding favorite and became the theme for 2017-2018. The tribal and demographic context …

Appalachian is a UNC System leader for energy and water reduction

Appalachian State University’s campus grew by 50 percent from 2002-17, yet, according to the university’s 2017 Strategic Energy and Water Management Policy, its energy usage intensity (EUI) reduced by 45 percent — the highest reduction among all schools in the University of North Carolina System. Furthermore, the university has met three of four short-term sustainability …

NCCU Brings Jazz Festival to the Triangle for 28th Year

North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) 28th Annual Jazz Festival is drawing near, bringing five days of festivities featuring NCCU’s Jazz Studies Program. Jazz favorites Nate Smith and the Russell Malone Quartet are among the headliners named for the festival, scheduled for April 23-28. A series of musical concerts will be offered for jazz and music enthusiasts of all ages. This …

UNCSA announces program to expand offerings at the Stevens Center

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts has launched a new initiative to revitalize and expand programming at the historic Stevens Center in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem, Chancellor Lindsay Bierman has announced. UNCSA Presents will offer top-notch entertainment by professional touring artists, beginning this summer with a music series, Americana Summer Nights. Located at 405 West …

N.C. A&T Receives $1 Million to Support Scholarships for the College of Engineering

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s leadership in education of the engineers of tomorrow so energized a supporter that the individual recently gave $1 million to support engineering student scholarships over the next five years. Donors to N.C. A&T often agree to allow their names to be associated with their gifts, but this supporter …

UNCP celebrates 50th anniversary of Student Support Services

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke recently held an event celebrating 50th anniversary of Student Support Services, referred to as TRIO programs. Student Support Services was established in the 1968 reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. TRIO programs help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education. Program staff coordinated an event with …

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