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Chattanooga Professionals Complete 2017 Executive Education Leadership Program

On Wednesday, November 1st, a group of Chattanooga professionals were celebrated as they completed the 2017 UTC College of Business Executive Education Leadership Program. The UTC College of Business Executive Education Center offers area companies a local option for high-quality, powerful leadership learning that provides participants with strategic skills and real-world tools to meet the business challenges of today. The Leadership Program series is delivered in eight sessions over

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UTC College of Business Hosted Presentation on ‘The Economic Impact of the Opioid Epidemic’

On Wednesday, October 25th, the College of Business hosted a presentation on ‘The Economic Impact of the Opioid Epidemic’ presented by Curtis Florence of the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. This event was sponsored by the CFA Society East Tennessee. The opioid epidemic is a serious public health issue affecting communities across the country. Understanding the economic burden of opioid abuse can help decision makers shape

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High School Students Discover Accounting at UTC

        On Tuesday, October 24th local high school students traveled to UTC’s campus to learn about the professional world of accounting. This event was organized by the Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA). Many businesses were represented by accounting professionals including First Volunteer Bank, BlueCross BlueShield of TN, Elliott Davis Decosimo, Patten and Patten, Inc., UTC College of Business, Career Lane, LLC, and the Tennessee Titans. Topics

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UTC Entrepreneurship Breakfast Hosted on Oct. 19th in Conjunction with Startup Week Chattanooga

The 2017 UTC Entrepreneurship Breakfast took place on Thursday, October 19th on UTC’s Campus in conjunction with StartUp Week Chattanooga. StartUp Week gives Chattanooga the opportunity to celebrate and showcase its entrepreneurial community. Not only is the city home to some amazing new businesses, but it also offers a network of resources that make it a great place for launching and growing a business. The College of Business at

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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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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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UTC College of Business Celebrates Graduates of the 2017 Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

The UTC College of Business Veterans Entrepreneurship Program class of 2017 arrived in Chattanooga on Saturday, July 15 to begin what is known as VEP Boot Camp. Now in its 6th year, the VEP Boot Camp instructors again provided participants with a rigorous schedule. Participating veterans received instruction in Opportunities & Great Business Concepts; Leverage, Risk & Guerrilla Action; HR for Small Business; Financing Your Venture; and many more. In

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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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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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College of Business and Center for Global Education will host 22 European Undergraduate Students beginning in late-June

Beginning in late June, the UTC College of Business and the UTC Center for Global Education will host the U.S. Department of State’s 2017 Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders (SUSI) from Europe. Undergraduate students from Europe will study Social Entrepreneurship and American culture on UTC’s campus for four weeks during the months of June and July. This is the second year for UTC to host this