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SUSI Students Visit Northside Neighborhood House in North Chattanooga

The 22 European students who are participating in this year’s U.S. Department of State’s Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) Leaders recently visited the Northside Neighborhood House in North Chattanooga during their 4-week stay at UTC.  The College of Business and the Office of Global Education are partnering together to teach Social Entrepreneurship to the group of students. During their stay so far, SUSI Leaders have visited and volunteered

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COB Finance/Economics Students Participate in NYC G.A.M.E. Forum

In March 2017, College of Business Finance and Economics students traveled to New York City, NY for the Global Asset Management Education forum. The Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. Forum, which was cosponsored by Nasdaq, provided our students with the opportunity to learn from and interact with industry leaders in investment management. The academic portion of the forum included keynote speakers focusing on topics such as Global Markets, Corporate Governance, Global Economy,

High School Students Participate in 2017 UTC Summer Business Experience Program

Last week (June 19-23, 2017), high school students from Tennessee and Georgia participated in the College of Business’ Summer Business Experience program. The program is designed for academically talented rising high school seniors who show an interest in business disciplines. The Summer Business Experience offers the opportunity to interact one-on-one with university professors and successful business professionals through a variety of hands-on workshops, field trips and seminars.  This year,

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High-Achieving Students Honored at College of Business Student Recognition Ceremony

The College of Business’ top performing students were honored during the Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony on Friday, April 21, 2017 in UTC’s Patten Chapel. Each year in the Spring, the College of Business honors students at the Student Recognition Ceremony in the following categories: Student Organizations and Leaders, Departmental Awards and Honor Societies, and John C. Stophel Distinguished Scholars. Students were also inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for

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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

TODAY (Sept. 15): Down With the Dean on the front lawn of Fletcher Hall from 3 to 5 p.m.

Join us for the 3rd Annual Down With the Dean today, Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. on the front lawn of Fletcher Hall. Bring your friends and drop by to enjoy FREE food and drinks, games, and giveaways. Chat with members of the College of Business student organizations, College of Business faculty and staff from the Graduate Office and the Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center. And,

What Is the Value of an Undergraduate Degree?

By Lisa A. Burke-Smalley, PHD, SPHR As a general rule, the unemployment rate for college graduates is far less than those with only a high school diploma, and a bachelor’s degree adds significantly to one’s earnings over the span of a lifetime. For those reasons, and many others, an undergraduate degree can be a good investment, particularly in high demand areas such as science, technology/computer science, engineering, healthcare, and