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Anthony L. “Tony” Brizendine of the UNC Charlotte William States Lee College of Engineering was recipient of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) 2016 National Educator of the Year Award. The award was presented at the CMAA National Conference Awards Ceremony in San Diego in October. According to CMAA President and CEO, Bruce D’Agostino, CMAA bestows the Educator of the Year Award on a construction faculty member as acknowledgement of exceptional accomplishments as advisors, educators, and mentors of students who plan professional careers in Construction Management.
UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 18 in the TFE Times’ 2017 Master of Financial Engineering Program Ranking, moving up from No. 20 last year.
The Mathematical Finance program currently enrolls more than 90 students.
UNC Charlotte’s inaugural Three-Minute Thesis pilot January 19th saw nine brave graduate students squeeze years of work and thousands of words into a three-minute presentation using only one slide for support.
Business in Charlotte is booming – and it’s just where UNC Charlotte student Ray Xie wants to be. Since 2012, home closings in Charlotte have nearly tripled. Since 2014, the number of people employed here has risen by over 50,000. June 2016 alone brought in $1.6 billion in retail sales for the area.