Monthly Archives: July 2020

Is An MBA Degree Right for the Non-Business Undergraduate?

By Guest Blogger: Brianna Gill, Gary W. Rollins College of Business Graduate Programs Office Pursuing an MBA may seem daunting for many students who did not major in business during their undergraduate studies.  However, according to AACSB.edu, “An MBA can further your career goals, whether your undergraduate degree is in music, medicine, engineering, or liberal arts.” Non-business undergrads can benefit from advancing their education with training from a MBA

Sue Culpepper, Director of the Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, will retire in October

After more than eight years of service at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Gary W. Rollins College of Business, Sue Culpepper, Director of the Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center, will retire in mid-October. The college will celebrate Sue’s accomplishments and mark her retirement in some form later in the semester. Following a successful 30-year career as a financial executive, Sue joined the staff of the Rollins College of

Claudia R. Williamson Appointed the Scott L. Probasco Distinguished Chair of Free Enterprise in the UTC Gary W. Rollins College of Business

Chattanooga, Tenn. (July 20, 2020) –Claudia R. Williamson has been appointed as the Scott L. Probasco Distinguished Chair of Free Enterprise in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Gary W. Rollins College of Business. The Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise was established in 1977 by an initial bequest from the estate of Burkett Miller and is among the largest endowed chairs of free enterprise in the nation. The mission

MBA Myth-Busting: What You Should Know About These Common MBA Misconceptions

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is one of the most highly regarded graduate level degrees you can aspire to hold. This is due to the fact that the MBA degree program uniquely prepares graduates to think strategically and critically in a variety of business scenarios. Graduates are also often able to specialize their degree program to cater to the needs of their chosen career path, and they are able

Who Is Hiring? These Six Industries Are Searching for MBA Graduates

Anyone who is considering an MBA (or Master of Business Administration) degree program is looking to enjoy a quick return on their investment. Most students pursue this advanced degree because they want to take the next step forward in their career. Sometimes that means acquiring a leadership position in their current organization. Other times, it means that a student wants to find a new job opportunity in a different