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

High School Students Participate in 2017 UTC Summer Business Experience Program

Last week (June 19-23, 2017), high school students from Tennessee and Georgia participated in the College of Business’ Summer Business Experience program. The program is designed for academically talented rising high school seniors who show an interest in business disciplines. The Summer Business Experience offers the opportunity to interact one-on-one with university professors and successful business professionals through a variety of hands-on workshops, field trips and seminars.  This year,

Homestay Families Needed for International Students at UTC in July 2017

Beginning in late-June, the College of Business and the Center for Global Education will host the U.S. Department of State’s Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders (SUSI) from Europe. Undergraduate students from Europe will study Social Entrepreneurship and American culture on UTC’s campus for four weeks during the months of June and July. To read more about the SUSI program, click here. During this program, the students

College of Business and Center for Global Education will host 22 European Undergraduate Students beginning in late-June

Beginning in late June, the UTC College of Business and the UTC Center for Global Education will host the U.S. Department of State’s 2017 Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders (SUSI) from Europe. Undergraduate students from Europe will study Social Entrepreneurship and American culture on UTC’s campus for four weeks during the months of June and July. This is the second year for UTC to host this

Despite Rain, Yacht Rock Revue Performs for American Dream Concert 2017

  Friends of the Festival’s 2017 American Dream Concert took place on April 22 at the Historic Engel Stadium to benefit UTC’s Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Program. Despite uncooperative spring weather, Jason D. Williams opened the concert with his usual enthusiasm and performed for about 40 minutes before the skies darkened and the rain poured down. The storm continued with unrelenting rain and thunder. However, Yacht Rock Revue decided the show

High-Achieving Students Honored at College of Business Student Recognition Ceremony

The College of Business’ top performing students were honored during the Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony on Friday, April 21, 2017 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, and John C. Stophel Distinguished Scholars. Students were also inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for