COB Annual Event “Down with the Dean” Took Place Sept. 21

College of Business students, faculty, staff and student organizations gathered on Fletcher Hall’s front lawn Thursday, September 21st for the annual Down with the Dean event. This event included masquerade mask decorating for homecoming, the opportunity to get involved with student organizations, free food and tshirts, and the chance to dunk Dean Robert Dooley in a dunk tank! Students were also able to dunk Accounting professor Amie Haun and

Students Are Getting “Back 2 Business” In Fletcher Hall

On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 the UTC College of Business hosted its Welcome Week event “Back 2 Business”. Students enjoyed free snacks, played games and learned more about the great things that go on in the College of Business and our Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center. Participants met our dean, faculty and staff, learned more about business majors, career services and academic advising, got the scoop on what to

Business Career Success Track to Guide Students Through All Four Years (And Beyond)

The Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center in the College of Business has developed a Business Career Success Track by grade level for students to use as a guide throughout their education. Students have a table to view by grade level with a to-do list to help them prepare for what is to come after graduation. For example, Freshmen students are required to complete two Career Development Touch Points focusing

Back to School: Be Prepared, Stress Less, and Strive for Success!

It’s time to kick off another great semester here at UTC! While these things may seem obvious, it’s nice to have a reminder of items that are essential to making college classes a little more worry-free. If you’re a Senior, you’ve probably heard this before. But, if you’re a Freshman, write this down: “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” -Alexander Graham Bell. Below is an inspiration

TSCPA King Scholarship Awarded to a UTC Accounting Student for Third Consecutive Year

A Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)  scholarship was recently awarded to a UTC Accounting student for the 3rd consecutive year. The 2017 scholarship recipient, Katie Maxwell, was awarded the $25,000 Calvin & Jean King Award which focuses on the leadership qualities and financial need of the student. Katie is currently an accounting student in the College of Business while also working several jobs, including an accounting internship with The

UTC College of Business Celebrates Graduates of the 2017 Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

The UTC College of Business Veterans Entrepreneurship Program class of 2017 arrived in Chattanooga on Saturday, July 15 to begin what is known as VEP Boot Camp. Now in its 6th year, the VEP Boot Camp instructors again provided participants with a rigorous schedule. Participating veterans received instruction in Opportunities & Great Business Concepts; Leverage, Risk & Guerrilla Action; HR for Small Business; Financing Your Venture; and many more. In

SUSI Students Visit Northside Neighborhood House in North Chattanooga

The 22 European students who are participating in this year’s U.S. Department of State’s Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) Leaders recently visited the Northside Neighborhood House in North Chattanooga during their 4-week stay at UTC.  The College of Business and the Office of Global Education are partnering together to teach Social Entrepreneurship to the group of students. During their stay so far, SUSI Leaders have visited and volunteered

COB Finance/Economics Students Participate in NYC G.A.M.E. Forum

In March 2017, College of Business Finance and Economics students traveled to New York City, NY for the Global Asset Management Education forum. The Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. Forum, which was cosponsored by Nasdaq, provided our students with the opportunity to learn from and interact with industry leaders in investment management. The academic portion of the forum included keynote speakers focusing on topics such as Global Markets, Corporate Governance, Global Economy,

VEP: Building entrepreneurially prepared, business-world ready veterans.

What is VEP you ask? We’ll give you a little basic training: VEP stands for Veterans Entrepreneurship Program, and UTC’s program is now in its fifth year! VEP places select veterans into an accelerated hybrid-learning program using online education, a classroom style “boot camp”, and a comprehensive mentorship and follow-through phase supported by successful Chattanooga business professionals. VEP is perfectly positioned for ambitious veteran entrepreneurs to thrive. Participants gain the

5 Tips To Prepare You For The Fall 2017 Semester

Summer is coming to a close, and you may not feel ready for school to start back up again. Whether you’re a freshman, transfer student, returning student, or “super senior”, these 5 tips will help get you in the mindset for the upcoming Fall 2017 semester! 1. Remember all the fun memories you had last semester and start making room for the new! Whether you’re from Chattanooga or you’re