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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

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

Planning for an MBA: What Time Commitment Should I Expect?

Common questions and concerns that prospective students have when pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration degree (MBA) often involve questions around time commitment. How many years will it take to complete the degree program? How much time is spent in the classroom each week? How much time should be allotted for studying? All of these questions are valid and important to address when deciding if and when pursuing an

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2019-2020 Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony award recipients recognized virtually

In 2008, Chambliss Law established an endowment that would fund the annual Gary W. Rollins College of Business Student Recognition Ceremony. We are grateful for Chambliss’ ongoing support and recognition of our top business students as they become professional leaders in our community. With the changes in campus operations due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we aren’t able to celebrate as we normally would. But we do want to

When is an MBA worth it?

When is an MBA worth it? Timing is everything, and trying to determine when to earn your MBA is no exception. While a lot of variables come into play when making the big decisions about going to graduate school, we’ve found that our most successful Master of Business Administration students are those who do their research and understand when earning an MBA is worth it. After doing some research

Building strong and effective study habits while earning your MBA

Building strong study habits is an imperative part of being a student, regardless of which program you decide to pursue. But while earning your Master of Business Administration, there are often new obstacles to overcome when establishing these study habits. Whether you’re a working professional, a recent graduate, a parent, or a retiree, it’s important to identify what study techniques work best for you while in the Flexible MBA

Virtual information sessions now available for MBA, MSDA and MAcc

Interested in a graduate degree with the Gary W. Rollins College of Business? Join us for an upcoming virtual information session! Master of Accountancy Information Sessions Interested in earning your CPA license? Want to learn more about the benefits that a Master of Accountancy can provide? Attend one of our live virtual Master of Accountancy information sessions to learn more about our MAcc program! At this information session, you