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Three Local Chattanooga Entrepreneurs Recently Inducted into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

Three notable Chattanoogans were inducted into the UTC College of Business Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Mitch Patel and Taylor and Mike Monen joined a group of individuals who represent both the entrepreneurial history of and the innovators in the Chattanooga region. The annual Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame event is a celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit in the Chattanooga region honoring local innovators and showcasing

Indiana State University Students Thank Chattanooga for Hosting SEEC 2017

  A group of students and faculty representatives from Indiana State University visited Chattanooga in March 2017 for the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference hosted by the UTC College of Business. After attending the conference and returning to Indiana, the students decided to make a video discussing their experience in Chattanooga! Click here to watch the video. Not familiar with the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference? Click here to visit the Facebook page!

First Annual Night of Networking Event presented by Decosimo Success Center

The first annual College of Business Night of Networking event, presented by the Decosimo Success Center, took place on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The College of Business Night of Networking is a fun event where students and employers were able to make some real connections, seek out internships, find a job, or simply begin networking to learn more about potential careers. We are so thankful for the local companies

Rotarians Gather to Recognize the Chartering of a Rotaract Club at UTC

Chattanooga Rotarians gathered on Monday, March 6, 2017 in recognition of the chartering of a Rotaract Club at UTC. The uniqueness of this club is that it is jointly sponsored and supported by 3 local Chattanooga Rotary Clubs: Chattanooga Rotary, Hamilton Place Rotary, and Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary. To see additional photos of the event, please visit the UTC College of Business Facebook page. What is Rotaract? Rotaract clubs are

UTC College of Business Hosts Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference (SEEC)

The UTC College of Business Marketing and Entrepreneurship Department hosted the 2017 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference (SEEC) on the UTC campus March 3 and 4. More than 130 students–from UTC and from colleges and universities around the country–participated in the two-day event. Students heard from the founders of successful start-up companies, angel investors, and digital marketers. They also had the opportunity to learn more about social entrepreneurship and participate in a pitch

SouthEast Bank Luncheon Held in Celebration of Current Recipients

Current SouthEast Bank scholarship recipients and bank representatives gathered for a luncheon on Friday, Feb. 17 in celebration of the recipients and to kick off the upcoming academic year. “We want to thank SouthEast Bank for their ongoing support of our students,” said Dr. Robert Dooley, Dean of the UTC College of Business. “Their Scholars program allows these excellent and deserving freshmen to pursue higher education and achieve career

2017 Stophel Scholars Honored by Chambliss Law Firm

The 2017 John C. Stophel Distinguished Students were honored on Thursday, Feb. 16 during Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel Law Firm’s annual reception in Liberty Tower. The John C. Stophel Distinguished Student Award is presented annually to recognize high potential business students who have made significant and meaningful civic contributions to UTC and the College of Business while maintaining a strong academic record. The Stophel Scholars program, now in its

Lasting Benefits from an Internship – Lynna Nguyen’s Experience with Tudor Investment Corporation

  The knowledge gained from an internship can be highly beneficial and can help build lifelong professional relationships. Lynna Nguyen is a recent UTC College of Business graduate who took advantage of an internship with Tudor Investment Corporation in Greenwich, Connecticut and is grateful that she took the plunge. This is her story: In the spring of this year, Nguyen submitted an application with a letter of interest for

Finding the next great business idea: UTC CEO Club’s Elevator Pitch Competition

What do ladder levelers and sunscreen booths have in common? Each was a business idea pitched by a UTC student during the second round of the Elevator Pitch Competition, presented by the UTC College of Business Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Club. The event was part of StartUp Week Chattanooga. Now in its third year, the competition gives contestants the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of