Monthly Archives: October 2017

UTC College of Business Hosted Presentation on ‘The Economic Impact of the Opioid Epidemic’

On Wednesday, October 25th, the College of Business hosted a presentation on ‘The Economic Impact of the Opioid Epidemic’ presented by Curtis Florence of the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. This event was sponsored by the CFA Society East Tennessee. The opioid epidemic is a serious public health issue affecting communities across the country. Understanding the economic burden of opioid abuse can help decision makers shape

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High School Students Discover Accounting at UTC

        On Tuesday, October 24th local high school students traveled to UTC’s campus to learn about the professional world of accounting. This event was organized by the Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA). Many businesses were represented by accounting professionals including First Volunteer Bank, BlueCross BlueShield of TN, Elliott Davis Decosimo, Patten and Patten, Inc., UTC College of Business, Career Lane, LLC, and the Tennessee Titans. Topics

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Major General William B. Raines Honored at UTC Military Appreciation Game on Oct. 21st

On Saturday, October 21, the College of Business and UTC Veterans Entrepreneurship Program honored Major General William B. Raines (Retired) as the 2017 Military Appreciation Game honoree. Gen. Raines was honored for his long-time support of the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program. The VEP is hosted by the College of Business and is designed to help military veterans launch or grow their own businesses. About Gen. Raines: Gen. Raines is the

UTC Entrepreneurship Breakfast Hosted on Oct. 19th in Conjunction with Startup Week Chattanooga

The 2017 UTC Entrepreneurship Breakfast took place on Thursday, October 19th on UTC’s Campus in conjunction with StartUp Week Chattanooga. StartUp Week gives Chattanooga the opportunity to celebrate and showcase its entrepreneurial community. Not only is the city home to some amazing new businesses, but it also offers a network of resources that make it a great place for launching and growing a business. The College of Business at

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College of Business Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Distinguished Chapter

The Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the UTC College of Business was recently recognized internationally as a Distinguished Chapter for their outstanding efforts during the 2016-2017 academic year. Recognition as a Distinguished Chapter is a significant accomplishment. Under the leadership of both Dr. Spencer Usrey and Dr. Joanie Sompayrac, the Eta Kappa Chapter has far exceeded the baseline requirements of Beta Alpha Psi and has excelled

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Upcoming Event: First W. Max Finley Chair of Excellence Seminar Series of 2017-18 Academic Year

Join us Friday, Oct. 27 at Noon for READMISSION ANALYTICS: Care Transformation Through Innovation and Analytics Presented by Mohan Tanniru, Ph.D., Prof of MIS, Oakland University, Rochester, MI Join us in Fletcher Hall, Room 305 for lunch and a presentation by Dr. Tanniru in the first W. Max Finley Chair for Excellence Seminar Series of the 2017-18 academic year. This seminar and lunch are provided FREE of charge, but

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Unum Hiring Event – Open to All Majors Campus Wide

UNUM Seeks to Hire UTC Students for Full-Time Roles in Chattanooga, TN Are you seeking full-time employment soon and unsure of how to get rolling? Are you looking for a way to get your career launched at the only Fortune 300 company headquartered in Chattanooga? Join the talent engine of the company, the Unum Contact Center, to get a firm foundation of its operations and torpedo into business roles

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