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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.

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

Z. Lupton Patten Chair in Business Ethics Established in the UTC Gary W. Rollins College of Business

A $1 million gift from the children and grandchildren of Z. Lupton Patten will create an endowed chair in business ethics within The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Gary W. Rollins College of Business. The Z. Lupton Patten Chair in Business Ethics has been endowed through the vision and dedication of the late Fontaine Patten Moore (UTC ’65, Magna Cum Laude, Alpha Society) and the generosity of her sisters,

UTC’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program applications are open for 2021

Applications are open today for the 2021 Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) housed in UTC’s Gary W. Rollins College of Business. Now in its tenth year, the VEP offers a highly innovative immersion program built around hands-on learning, personalized interaction, and exposure to inspiring role models. Our mission is to foster the creation of successful, profitable ventures owned by veterans. A team of world-class faculty, distinguished entrepreneurs, and subject matter

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Welcome to the NEW Fletcher Hall

Renovation Project Transforms Interior and Provides a Variety of Spaces for Students This fall, students, faculty and staff in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business returned to a newly renovated Fletcher Hall. The changes made to the building were significant and included demolition and rebuilding the 1st, 3rd and 4th floors. The renovation added a number of new computer labs, updated classrooms and created new collision spaces for

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

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

5 Reasons to Earn Your MBA Now

Why Wait? 5 Reasons to Earn Your MBA Now   The key to success in today’s global economy is separating yourself from the rest of the applicant pool. If you want to take the next step in your career or take advantage of an open position at your dream company, then you need to invest in yourself. The best way to do this is to enroll in an online

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A Year in Review: UTC Department of Accounting 2019-2020

A Word from Dr. Hollingsworth, Accounting Department Head As the 2019-2020 academic year comes to a close, we look back over the highs and lows our department has faced. The fall 2019 semester started with sadness for the death of Dr. Greg Thibadoux, a cherished faculty member who has been missed greatly. Dr. Thibadoux taught many students at UTC and helped them improve their lives. As I watched students

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