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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

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

UTC Students Invited to Down With The Dean, Sept. 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. in front of Fletcher Hall

    Now that the academic year is off to a great start, it is time for the annual UTC College of Business “Down With The Dean” event. “Down With The Dean” offers UTC students a chance to kick off the fall semester by dunking the Dean of the College of Business. This year, other College of Business staff and faculty have volunteered to spend some time in the

Notes from New York: Galtere Ltd. Week One

Four UTC Finance students are in New York City this summer to intern at Galtere, Ltd, the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renee Haugerud. Ms. Haugerud’s support established the Galtere Institute: Finance for the Future Initiative at UTC’s College of Business.  The Institute’s mission is to promote the art and science of trading and investing. The blog posts are sent from our interns in New York as they are put

The City That Never Sleeps: Galtere Interns in New York

Four UTC Finance students are in New York City this summer to intern at Galtere, Ltd, the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renee Haugerud. Ms. Haugerud’s support established the Galtere Institute: Finance for the Future Initiative at UTC’s College of Business.  The Institute’s mission is to promote the art and science of trading and investing. The blog posts are sent from our interns in New York as they are put

Finance Students Attend G.A.M.E. Forum

On April 4-6, 2013, four College of Business students majoring in finance were able to attend the G.A.M.E. III Forum held in New York City. The Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) III Forum is a conference where about 50 speakers and 2,000 students attend from all over the U.S. and the globe. This is the second time that UTC students have attended the forum, last year being the first.

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Spotlight: FFI

In 2012, Sue Culpepper became the director of Finance for the Future Initiative (FFI) and since then she has helped develop multiple event series for College of Business students (and might I add, they have been very successful)! January kicked off Global Women, a lunch series designed to help women who are students at UTC to understand their personal strengths, their personal brand, and how those aspects can work

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The Journey of an Elevator Pitch

Two recent UTC COB graduates competed in the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference, hosted by the University of Tampa, on February 1-2, 2013. Out of a total 26 venture pitches made by students from across the southeast, Peter Sauska (String Advantage) and Josh Kapellusch (KAR, Inc.), were part of the seven that made it to the final round! Peter then won second place with a price of $1,000 for his venture.

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