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Author Archives: Annie Clark

Archaeologist + Dean’s List + Business Skills > Archaeologist+ Dean’s List

This year, maybe more so than ever before, students are looking towards graduation with excitement, and anticipation, but also with fear.  Of course some people have it figured out.  I have friends who are Rhodes Scholars and friends going into the Peace Corp, friends landing jobs with the FBI and friends moving directly into grad school.  But what about the rest of us?  What about the people graduating who are actively looking for a job or those who really have no idea what they’re about to do? With a job market like ours, work is becoming increasingly difficult to find.  While I love humanities, and much to my chagrin, I do have to face the fact that people aren’t seeking Read More

Building business literacy

Last month, my brother was ecstatic to learn he got into UNC Kenan Flagler Business School. However, for someone like me, who fits in very well with the College of Arts and Sciences, applying to the Bschool didn’t seem to make much sense. But even though I didn’t want to major in business, I found myself lacking relevant skills and knowledge that I felt were necessary in today’s world. This is why the UNC Business Essentials program is such a perfect fit for me. I’m building my resume, but more importantly, I’m building a foundation of solid business and financial practices. Out of the six module program, I’ve only completed about 2.5 of them, yet still my business literacy is Read More