Rollins College of Business Celebrates Graduates of the 2018 Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

The Gary W. Rollins College of Business Veterans Entrepreneurship Program class of 2018 arrived in Chattanooga on Saturday, July 21 to begin what is known as VEP Boot Camp. Now in its seventh year, the VEP boot camp instructors provided participants with a rigorous schedule. Participating veterans received instruction in Leverage, Risk & Guerrilla Action; Business Model Canvas Workshop; Innovation & Creativity; Personal Selling; Financing Your Venture; and many

Guest Blog: UTC Students Spend Month of July in Paris

  Cadence Ray, a Gary W. Rollins College of Business student, spent the month of July studying abroad in France with a group from UTC led by Dr. Bonnal. During her time in France she experienced countless memorable excursions and provided a journal summarizing her travels. Cadence celebrated the Fourth of July atop the Eiffel Tower after after enjoying the masterpieces held at the Musée d’Art Moderne where she

Inaugural Business Empowerment Academy Gives Participants the Opportunity to Experience ‘College Life’

The inaugural Business Empowerment Academy in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, took place June 25-29 on UTC’s campus. The BEA gives participants the opportunity to experience college life for a week while learning about business careers from faculty, local business leaders, and trips to local companies. Additionally, students learn life skills such as business etiquette, leadership, financial literacy, and networking skills to prepare them for the business

High School Students Participate in 2018 UTC Summer Business Experience

Last week (June 18-22, 2018), high school students from Tennessee, Georgia, and even Germany, participated in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business’ Summer Business Experience.  The program was 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

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