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College of Business Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Distinguished Chapter

The Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the UTC College of Business was recently recognized internationally as a Distinguished Chapter for their outstanding efforts during the 2016-2017 academic year. Recognition as a Distinguished Chapter is a significant accomplishment. Under the leadership of both Dr. Spencer Usrey and Dr. Joanie Sompayrac, the Eta Kappa Chapter has far exceeded the baseline requirements of Beta Alpha Psi and has excelled

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Upcoming Event: First W. Max Finley Chair of Excellence Seminar Series of 2017-18 Academic Year

Join us Friday, Oct. 27 at Noon for READMISSION ANALYTICS: Care Transformation Through Innovation and Analytics Presented by Mohan Tanniru, Ph.D., Prof of MIS, Oakland University, Rochester, MI Join us in Fletcher Hall, Room 305 for lunch and a presentation by Dr. Tanniru in the first W. Max Finley Chair for Excellence Seminar Series of the 2017-18 academic year. This seminar and lunch are provided FREE of charge, but

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Unum Hiring Event – Open to All Majors Campus Wide

UNUM Seeks to Hire UTC Students for Full-Time Roles in Chattanooga, TN Are you seeking full-time employment soon and unsure of how to get rolling? Are you looking for a way to get your career launched at the only Fortune 300 company headquartered in Chattanooga? Join the talent engine of the company, the Unum Contact Center, to get a firm foundation of its operations and torpedo into business roles

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COB Annual Event “Down with the Dean” Took Place Sept. 21

College of Business students, faculty, staff and student organizations gathered on Fletcher Hall’s front lawn Thursday, September 21st for the annual Down with the Dean event. This event included masquerade mask decorating for homecoming, the opportunity to get involved with student organizations, free food and tshirts, and the chance to dunk Dean Robert Dooley in a dunk tank! Students were also able to dunk Accounting professor Amie Haun and

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Students Are Getting “Back 2 Business” In Fletcher Hall

On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 the UTC College of Business hosted its Welcome Week event “Back 2 Business”. Students enjoyed free snacks, played games and learned more about the great things that go on in the College of Business and our Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center. Participants met our dean, faculty and staff, learned more about business majors, career services and academic advising, got the scoop on what to

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Business Career Success Track to Guide Students Through All Four Years (And Beyond)

The Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center in the College of Business has developed a Business Career Success Track by grade level for students to use as a guide throughout their education. Students have a table to view by grade level with a to-do list to help them prepare for what is to come after graduation. For example, Freshmen students are required to complete two Career Development Touch Points focusing

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Back to School: Be Prepared, Stress Less, and Strive for Success!

It’s time to kick off another great semester here at UTC! While these things may seem obvious, it’s nice to have a reminder of items that are essential to making college classes a little more worry-free. If you’re a Senior, you’ve probably heard this before. But, if you’re a Freshman, write this down: “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” -Alexander Graham Bell. Below is an inspiration

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TSCPA King Scholarship Awarded to a UTC Accounting Student for Third Consecutive Year

A Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)  scholarship was recently awarded to a UTC Accounting student for the 3rd consecutive year. The 2017 scholarship recipient, Katie Maxwell, was awarded the $25,000 Calvin & Jean King Award which focuses on the leadership qualities and financial need of the student. Katie is currently an accounting student in the College of Business while also working several jobs, including an accounting internship with The

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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,