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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

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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FFI Travels to Atlanta

Finance for the Future Initiative took 17 of students and a faculty member to Atlanta to visit the Federal Reserve Bank and the Coca-Cola Company on February 1, 2013. At the Federal Reserve they had a guided tour through actual artifacts of form of money since the beginning of time, then visited exhibits about the Federal Open Market Committee and how monetary policy is decided. They ended the tour

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