College of Business and Center for Global Education will Welcome International SUSI Scholars for the 3rd Year

In late-June, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will again host the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders from Europe. The Center for Global Education is partnering with the College of Business to welcome 22 students from 18 European countries — Belarus, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. These

Inaugural Vision Hospitality Immersion Program Gives Students Hands-on Experience with Careers in the Hospitality Industry

The Vision Hospitality Group and the UTC College of Business recently hosted a week-long Hospitality Immersion Program for students interested in exploring careers in the hospitality industry. Participants spent a week staying in and visiting Vision Hospitality properties and received hands-on experience in hotel management, operations, food and beverage, and marketing. The students also completed a week-long project in which they worked in teams to plan and budget for

UTC MBA Featured Faculty Dr. Navid Aghakhani

Are you interested in the Flexible or 100% Online MBA program in the UTC College of Business? We want to give you a chance to meet our faculty through featured faculty articles! Meet Dr. Navid Aghakhani – Management, Business Analytics Dr. Aghakhani earned his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Shahid Beheshti University; M.Sc. in Computer Science from University Malaya; and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Systems at the

UTC MBA Featured Faculty Dr. Lisa Burke-Smalley

Are you interested in the Flexible or 100% Online MBA program in the UTC College of Business? We want to give you a chance to meet our faculty through featured faculty articles! Meet Dr. Lisa Burke-Smalley – Management, Human Resources Lisa Burke-Smalley is Guerry Professor Management.  She earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior/Human Resources and a BS in Public Sector Management (Minor inBusiness) from Indiana University.  Career highlights include former

Department of Finance and Economics Announces NEW Personal Finance Minor

    Want to gain more confidence in your personal finances? Interested in adding financial literacy to your resume? Try the NEW Personal Finance minor. The Personal Finance Minor is designed to make the study of finance more accessible to students across the campus. The primary goal is to spread financial literacy and disseminate best practices in personal financial decision-making. This 18-hour program has a mix of economics, accounting,

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 15, 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