Monthly Archives: January 2021

8 Tips for Balancing Your MBA Education with Work and Life

Can You Get an MBA While Working Full Time? The benefits of securing an MBA are both numerous and pronounced. But make no mistake, the road to any graduate degree in business is quite long and arduous. Even workaholics can easily overextend themselves in their pursuit of an MBA, ultimately paying the price in terms of extreme fatigue, poor health, and the loss of quality time with family and friends. Despite the time-consuming challenges

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11 Job Search Tips for MBA Students, Updated for 2021

As a result of a global pandemic in 2020 and the ensuing economic downturn, the job market looks a lot different today than it did a year or two ago.  That trend could continue.  The market is flooded with job seekers—some of whom have significant industry experience. Current or prospective MBA students could be feeling apprehensive about what happens when they complete their degrees. What are the best ways to stand out

College congratulates Gary W. Rollins on being named one of the Most Admired CEOs of 2020

Gary W. Rollins, Chairman and CEO of Rollins, Inc. and naming donor of the UTC Gary W. Rollins College of Business, was honored as one of 2020’s Most Admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The awards, presented virtually in December, honored Atlanta-based CEOs with a strong record of innovation, outstanding financial performance, and commitment to diversity in the workplace, who have made significant contributions to the metro community.

Are You a New MBA student? Here’s How to Have a Successful First Year

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Students who are beginning an MBA program are embarking on a new adventure. Not only are they preparing to take on graduate-level coursework that will help them further their careers and allow them to accomplish their professional goals, but they also are often balancing that degree program with their existing responsibilities. Many MBA students are professionals who have full-time jobs, or parents who have young children at home. Given the unique challenges that they may face, it

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James A. “Jim” Frost, founder and CEO of Frost Cutlery and member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, passes away

James A. “Jim” Frost, founder and CEO of Frost Cutlery and member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, passed away on January 7, 2021. Mr. Frost had a remarkable impact on the Chattanooga region’s business community. Read Mr. Frost’s Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame Biography From Mr. Frost’s Tribute via Heritage Funeral Home: Mr. Frost was born on November 13, 1941, to