Top-Performing College of Business Students Recognized at 2018 Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony

The College of Business’ top performing students were honored during the Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony on Friday, April 20, 2018 in UTC’s Patten Chapel. Each year in the Spring, the College of Business honors students at the Student Recognition Ceremony in the following categories: Student Organizations and Leaders, Departmental Awards and Honor Societies, John C. Stophel Distinguished Scholars, and graduating seniors. Students were also inducted into the Beta Gamma

UTC College of Business Announces the 2018 Inductees into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

Three notable Chattanooga business leaders were inducted into the UTC College of Business Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 12. Jeff Morgan, Dawson Wheeler and Marvin Webb joined a group of individuals who represent both the entrepreneurial history of Chattanooga and the city’s ongoing economic success. The annual Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame event is a celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit in the Chattanooga region honoring local innovators and

College of Business Faculty Recognized at 2018 UTC Faculty Awards Program

The following College of Business faculty members were recognized at the 2018 UTC Faculty Awards Program on Tuesday, April 10th: College of Business Faculty Teaching Award – Dr. Hunter Holzhauer College of Business Lecturer/Adjunct Teaching Award – David Witt College of Business Outstanding Service Award – Dr. Beni Asllani College of Business Outstanding Research Award – Dr. Phil Roundy College of Business Lifetime Research and Creative Achievement Award –

Application Deadline Approaching for Three College of Business Programs; Two Available to High School Students

Three College of Business programs have an application deadline of May 1, 2018: the Business Empowerment Academy, Summer Business Experience, and Business Living Learning Community. The Business Empowerment Academy (BEA) is a NEW 5-day residential summer program that is free of charge to all participants. The program is open to under-represented students (i.e., Native American, African American, Asian American, Hispanic), first generation college students or students on free or

UTC College of Business Hosts Annual Student Pitch Competition

The UTC College of Business hosted its annual Student Pitch Competition on Wednesday, March 28. The competition gives contestants the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges within a 90-second time frame. This year’s competition included two different competition tracks: traditional ventures and social innovation ventures (organizations that address social problems using business). This year’s pitch competition winners included: Traditional Track 1st Place: Grace

Second Annual Night of Networking Event presented by Decosimo Success Center

The second annual College of Business Night of Networking event, presented by the Decosimo Success Center, took place on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The College of Business Night of Networking is a fun event where students and employers were able to make some real connections, seek out internships, find a job, or simply begin networking to learn more about potential careers. We are so thankful for the local companies who continue to

Chambliss Law Firm Honored Distinguished UTC College of Business Students

Stophel Scholars program connects promising students with Chattanooga business leaders Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. honored the 2017-2018 John C. Stophel Distinguished Students from the UTC College of Business during the firm’s annual Stophel Scholars reception on Thursday, March 1. The reception at the Chambliss Conference Center in Liberty Tower offered the six award recipients the opportunity to meet and engage with members of Chattanooga’s business community. Sharing what

2018 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference took place on UTC’s campus

The UTC College of Business Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship and the UTC E-Club hosted the 2018 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference (SEEC) on the UTC campus February 16 and 17. 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, attorneys, and digital marketers. Many students also participated in a pitch contest sponsored

Decosimo Success Center prepares business students for employment through Resume Week event

At the start of every semester, the Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center (DSC) dedicates a full week to assisting College of Business students polish their resumes. Business community members from prominent Chattanooga and regional companies are invited to take over the Fletcher Hall student lounge and lend students their expertise by giving their resumes a thorough “once-over”. While providing advice to make these documents more attractive to employers, these

MBA Faculty Profile: Dr. Mark Mendenhall brings years of leadership excellence to UTC’s MBA program

In today’s ever-changing business environment, employers list leadership as one of the most desirable skills for a potential employee. Dr. Mark Mendenhall, who holds the J. Burton Frierson Chair of Excellence in Business Leadership at the UTC College of Business, is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of international human resource management. His areas of expertise are in the areas of global leadership development and assessment, and the