MBA Program

Meet Our Students



Ariana BillingsleyAriana Billingsley

is a native of Albania. In 2000, she graduated with a Bachelors degree in Business Management from the University of Shkodra. In addition to her extensive work history she currently works as a controller for EJW, a small government contracting company based out of North Carolina. Ariana started the MBA in summer 2010 and plans to finish by spring of 2012.



Megan GossMegan Goss

currently resides in Laurinburg, NC. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University of Altoona with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing and Management. She works forty hours a week at State Farm Insurance in Laurinburg, NC in addition attending classes full time in the evening. She started the MBA program at UNCP in the Spring of 2010 and plans on graduating in the Spring of 2011. 



Yun (Louise) LiaoYun (Louise) Liao

is from China. She did her undergrad in International Business English in China. She worked for a Chinese university for four years before coming to the UNCP MBA program. Currently she works as a Graduate Assistant in the International Programs Office at UNCP. She is expecting to graduate in May 2011.




Marlon McPhatterMarlon McPhatter

is currently working full time in UNCP Housing and Resident Life as a Resident Administrator. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Georgetown University. During his time here at UNCP he has worked on four papers with UNCP Professors for submissions to various journals and conferences, and also taught the GMAT prep course as a graduate assistant for the UNCP Business School. He plans to graduate from the MBA program in May 2011.




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