Monthly Archives: September 2020

What You Need to Know About Online Networking in the COVID-19 Era

For decades, college students and recent graduates have relied on in-person networking events, conferences and trade shows in order to make valuable connections that will help them launch their careers. Then, the COVID-19 virus arrived on the scene, and large-scale events and mass gatherings were canceled. Now, rather than offering a handshake and a business card, many students and young professionals have been thrust into the world of online networking.

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Debunking 5 Common MBA Myths  

An MBA degree can open the door to a world of possibilities, from higher income potential to a better understanding of how to run your own business successfully. The MBA is also one of the most popular graduate degrees in the United States. Each year, over 180,000 people earn their MBA across the country, and thousands more apply to start their degree program. Yet, in spite of its popularity,

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Gary W. Rollins College of Business Faculty Recognized with Teaching and Research Awards

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Multiple faculty members within the Gary W. Rollins College of Business have been recognized at the university and college levels for their outstanding commitment to teaching and research. View the complete list of awards below. UTAA Outstanding Teacher Awards: Lisa Burke-Smalley, Hunter Holzhauer Outstanding Teaching Award: Andrea Neely Lifetime Research and Creative Achievement Award: Mohammad Ahmadi Outstanding Lecturer Teaching Award: Ryan Russell Rollins College of Business Research Award: M.

Christopher R. Plouffe Appointed to the New Gary W. Rollins Endowed Chair in Sales at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Christopher R. Plouffe has been appointed to the new Gary W. Rollins Endowed Chair in Sales in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Plouffe is the first appointment to the Sales Chair position which was established as part of the historic $40 million gift made by Gary W. and Kathleen Rollins to the college in 2018. In this role, Plouffe will

Avoiding Burnout: A Guide for Online Students that Work from Home

The discomfort many people report feeling after long periods of staying home during the pandemic has received an official name from UCLA Health. They call it pandemic fatigue. Sometimes, people may describe their symptoms as an unexplained feeling of persistent sadness, anxiety, or even work from home burnout. Either way, it comes from months of unrelenting uncertainty, worries, and even loneliness and isolation. Keeping busy doesn’t always stave it off. People

Is an MBA the Ticket to a Career in Product Management?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, effective product managers have the opportunity to develop their careers into rewarding occupations. Prospective product managers may also anticipate demand for this occupation to grow at a faster-than-normal rate when compared with other kinds of jobs. All sorts of companies, from media to manufacturing, find this position critical for growth in a competitive business environment. Find out more about this challenging but

8 Tips for Motivation for Online Students

Online college degrees make it easier for busy working adults and non-traditional students to complete their education. Many traditional students also find the online format to be liberating as they pursue work and school at the same time. Yet how do you stay motivated in online classes? When you don’t have a professor in a classroom making sure you’re getting everything done, and when you’re studying from home where other

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