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UTC Gary W. Rollins College of Business announces tuition relief fund for students affected by the COVID-19 crisis

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Gary W. Rollins College of Business has established a tuition relief fund to help business students who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The Gary W. Rollins Tuition Relief Fund is designed to assist business students impacted by the crisis with the cost of tuition, maintenance and fees. Approximately $1 million is available to assist students through the Rollins Tuition Relief

Unboxing the MBA—The Benefits and Considerations of the Most Popular Graduate Business Degree

An MBA, or Master of Business Administration, is one of the most popular graduate degrees for those in the business world who are looking to step into C-suite jobs or upper management positions. For many of these roles, it is the entry point degree. For others, it gives applicants a leg up on the competition in a crowded field. It also helps up-and-coming entrepreneurs gain the skills they need

4 Tips for Completing an MBA While Working

Returning to school as a working professional can seem daunting. Whether you’ve been out of school for 1 year or 30 years, earning a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree is manageable when you take the necessary steps to set yourself up for success. Part of this process includes researching the different options that are available to you at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga (UTC) Gary W. Rollins College

Ten Crucial Questions to Ask About Online MBA Programs  

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An online MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree program provides the opportunity to expand your business training without the commitment required for in-classroom instruction. If you’re looking to expand your career opportunities, this additional training may be the key to that. Yet an MBA degree, even one that is entirely online, represents a financial commitment, as well. Before you delve in, there are some key questions to ask yourself

8 Excellent Career Options Made Possible By Earning An MBA

An MBA can be a big step in advancing your career in business. Many roles within the business sector require an MBA to even be considered for a position, and others offer better pay and advancement opportunities when you hold an MBA degree. If you’re considering earning yours, you may be wondering what doors it could open. Here are some of the hottest career opportunities out there now for University

The Benefit of an MBA with Analytics Concentration in the Healthcare Industry

MBA students often pursue a specific concentration in order to enhance their skills in a particular field and be more marketable when applying for jobs in that industry. Amongst some of the most popular MBA degree concentrations that universities offer is a concentration in data analytics. At UTC’s Rollins College of Business, we have found that many students choose to pursue the business analytics concentration due to the high

Dr. Linda Pickthorne Fletcher, former Dean of UTC business school passes away

Dr. Linda Pickthorne Fletcher, 82, formerly of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away peacefully April 20, 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born in North Little Rock, the daughter of Edwin and Clara (Stainer) Pickthorne.  From the early age of 2, Linda was raised with a strong paternal influence from her beloved father, Edwin.  Following graduation from high school at the age of 16, having skipped the 4th & 6th

Veteran or Active Duty Military? Earn Your MBA!

  If you’re a veteran or active duty service member, you might have questions about how to best approach earning your Master of Business Administration degree and what resources are available to you at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga (UTC). At UTC, we strive to make sure that our active duty service members and veterans feel welcome and are provided with the very best resources we have to offer.

Dr. Asllani Receives Prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

UTC Gary W. Rollins College of Business Professor Will Teach and Explore Research and Collaboration Opportunities in Albania The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Dr. Arben Asllani of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Gary W. Rollins College of Business has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Albania in Information Systems and Data Analytics. Asllani

ALL UTC Students: Apply Now for the SMILE Fund

Applications for the Student Managed Investment Learning Experience (SMILE) Fund due Friday, Sept. 27 ALL UTC students from any major are eligible to participate. Visit to learn more and to apply. What is the SMILE FUND? The SMILE Fund is an investment fund at UTC that is led by undergraduate students. The fund, which has grown to have more than $600,000 in assets under management, provides select UTC