Rotarians Gather to Recognize the Chartering of a Rotaract Club at UTC

Chattanooga Rotarians gathered on Monday, March 6, 2017 in recognition of the chartering of a Rotaract Club at UTC. The uniqueness of this club is that it is jointly sponsored and supported by 3 local Chattanooga Rotary Clubs: Chattanooga Rotary, Hamilton Place Rotary, and Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary. To see additional photos of the event, please visit the UTC College of Business Facebook page. What is Rotaract? Rotaract clubs are

UTC College of Business Hosts Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference (SEEC)

The UTC College of Business Marketing and Entrepreneurship Department hosted the 2017 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference (SEEC) on the UTC campus March 3 and 4. More than 130 students–from UTC and from colleges and universities around the country–participated in the two-day event. Students heard from the founders of successful start-up companies, angel investors, and digital marketers. They also had the opportunity to learn more about social entrepreneurship and participate in a pitch

SouthEast Bank Luncheon Held in Celebration of Current Recipients

Current SouthEast Bank scholarship recipients and bank representatives gathered for a luncheon on Friday, Feb. 17 in celebration of the recipients and to kick off the upcoming academic year. “We want to thank SouthEast Bank for their ongoing support of our students,” said Dr. Robert Dooley, Dean of the UTC College of Business. “Their Scholars program allows these excellent and deserving freshmen to pursue higher education and achieve career

2017 Stophel Scholars Honored by Chambliss Law Firm

The 2017 John C. Stophel Distinguished Students were honored on Thursday, Feb. 16 during Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel Law Firm’s annual reception in Liberty Tower. The John C. Stophel Distinguished Student Award is presented annually to recognize high potential business students who have made significant and meaningful civic contributions to UTC and the College of Business while maintaining a strong academic record. The Stophel Scholars program, now in its

UTC College of Business CEO Club Hosts Fourth Annual Elevator Pitch Contest

  The UTC Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO Club) hosted Round 2 of 4th Annual Elevator Pitch Contest on Monday, Oct. 12. The event was part of Startup Week Chattanooga, a multi-day celebration of Chattanooga’s entrepreneurial community. Now in its fourth year, the competition gives contestants the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges within a 90-second time frame. Nearly 20 students sent in applications

TODAY (Sept. 15): Down With the Dean on the front lawn of Fletcher Hall from 3 to 5 p.m.

Join us for the 3rd Annual Down With the Dean today, Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. on the front lawn of Fletcher Hall. Bring your friends and drop by to enjoy FREE food and drinks, games, and giveaways. Chat with members of the College of Business student organizations, College of Business faculty and staff from the Graduate Office and the Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center. And,

What Is the Value of an Undergraduate Degree?

By Lisa A. Burke-Smalley, PHD, SPHR As a general rule, the unemployment rate for college graduates is far less than those with only a high school diploma, and a bachelor’s degree adds significantly to one’s earnings over the span of a lifetime. For those reasons, and many others, an undergraduate degree can be a good investment, particularly in high demand areas such as science, technology/computer science, engineering, healthcare, and

Lasting Benefits from an Internship – Lynna Nguyen’s Experience with Tudor Investment Corporation

  The knowledge gained from an internship can be highly beneficial and can help build lifelong professional relationships. Lynna Nguyen is a recent UTC College of Business graduate who took advantage of an internship with Tudor Investment Corporation in Greenwich, Connecticut and is grateful that she took the plunge. This is her story: In the spring of this year, Nguyen submitted an application with a letter of interest for

College of Business offers Online PMBA Scholarship for Veterans and Active Military

The UTC College of Business is a proud to support veterans and active military personnel. In honor of Veteran’s Day, the College of Business announces an Online PMBA Scholarship program for active military or veterans with an honorable discharge. The Military Scholarship provides $4,800 ($400 per course) which is awarded to students in the active military or to veterans with honorable discharge, who meet all other admission criteria.  This

UTC Students in top 10% of the nation with new product ideas

  Four UTC College of Business Students, members of the College Entrepreneurship Organization (CEO) competed over the weekend in the national CEO pitch competition held in Orlando, Florida. The 2-day competition brought together 60 emerging entrepreneurs from as far away as Nova Scotia in a “Shark-Tank” like battle to see who’s idea would win this year’s competition. All students had 90 seconds to make their case in front of