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International Business Experience Course Opportunities and Information Sessions

Studying abroad can be transformational and life-changing. The Rollins College of Business offers a variety of opportunities for international study, with two options for the Spring 2019 semester and upcoming information sessions available. Each of these courses are open to undergraduates (with at least junior standing) and graduate students of ALL majors. No foreign language experience needed. Financial aid and scholarships are available. Read more below: Option 1: “Doing

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Rollins College of Business Celebrates Graduates of the 2018 Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

The Gary W. Rollins College of Business Veterans Entrepreneurship Program class of 2018 arrived in Chattanooga on Saturday, July 21 to begin what is known as VEP Boot Camp. Now in its seventh year, the VEP boot camp instructors provided participants with a rigorous schedule. Participating veterans received instruction in Leverage, Risk & Guerrilla Action; Business Model Canvas Workshop; Innovation & Creativity; Personal Selling; Financing Your Venture; and many

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Guest Blog: UTC Students Spend Month of July in Paris

  Cadence Ray, a Gary W. Rollins College of Business student, spent the month of July studying abroad in France with a group from UTC led by Dr. Bonnal. During her time in France she experienced countless memorable excursions and provided a journal summarizing her travels. Cadence celebrated the Fourth of July atop the Eiffel Tower after after enjoying the masterpieces held at the Musée d’Art Moderne where she

Inaugural Business Empowerment Academy Gives Participants the Opportunity to Experience ‘College Life’

The inaugural Business Empowerment Academy in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, took place June 25-29 on UTC’s campus. The BEA gives participants the opportunity to experience college life for a week while learning about business careers from faculty, local business leaders, and trips to local companies. Additionally, students learn life skills such as business etiquette, leadership, financial literacy, and networking skills to prepare them for the business

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High School Students Participate in 2018 UTC Summer Business Experience

Last week (June 18-22, 2018), high school students from Tennessee, Georgia, and even Germany, participated in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business’ Summer Business Experience.  The program was 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

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Inaugural Vision Hospitality Immersion Program Gives Students Hands-on Experience with Careers in the Hospitality Industry

The Vision Hospitality Group and the UTC College of Business recently hosted a week-long Hospitality Immersion Program for students interested in exploring careers in the hospitality industry. Participants spent a week staying in and visiting Vision Hospitality properties and received hands-on experience in hotel management, operations, food and beverage, and marketing. The students also completed a week-long project in which they worked in teams to plan and budget for

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UTC MBA Featured Faculty Dr. Navid Aghakhani

Are you interested in the Flexible or 100% Online MBA program in the UTC College of Business? We want to give you a chance to meet our faculty through featured faculty articles! Meet Dr. Navid Aghakhani – Management, Business Analytics Dr. Aghakhani earned his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Shahid Beheshti University; M.Sc. in Computer Science from University Malaya; and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Systems at the

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UTC MBA Featured Faculty Dr. Lisa Burke-Smalley

Are you interested in the Flexible or 100% Online MBA program in the UTC College of Business? We want to give you a chance to meet our faculty through featured faculty articles! Meet Dr. Lisa Burke-Smalley – Management, Human Resources Lisa Burke-Smalley is Guerry Professor Management.  She earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior/Human Resources and a BS in Public Sector Management (Minor inBusiness) from Indiana University.  Career highlights include former

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Department of Finance and Economics Announces NEW Personal Finance Minor

    Want to gain more confidence in your personal finances? Interested in adding financial literacy to your resume? Try the NEW Personal Finance minor. The Personal Finance Minor is designed to make the study of finance more accessible to students across the campus. The primary goal is to spread financial literacy and disseminate best practices in personal financial decision-making. This 18-hour program has a mix of economics, accounting,

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Application Deadline Approaching for Three College of Business Programs; Two Available to High School Students

Three College of Business programs have an application deadline of May 15, 2018: the Business Empowerment Academy, Summer Business Experience, and Business Living Learning Community. The Business Empowerment Academy (BEA) is a NEW 5-day residential summer program that is free of charge to all participants. The program is open to under-represented students (i.e., Native American, African American, Asian American, Hispanic), first generation college students or students on free or

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