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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

Despite Rain, Yacht Rock Revue Performs for American Dream Concert 2017

  Friends of the Festival’s 2017 American Dream Concert took place on April 22 at the Historic Engel Stadium to benefit UTC’s Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Program. Despite uncooperative spring weather, Jason D. Williams opened the concert with his usual enthusiasm and performed for about 40 minutes before the skies darkened and the rain poured down. The storm continued with unrelenting rain and thunder. However, Yacht Rock Revue decided the show

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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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Three Local Chattanooga Entrepreneurs Recently Inducted into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

Three notable Chattanoogans were inducted into the UTC College of Business Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Mitch Patel and Taylor and Mike Monen joined a group of individuals who represent both the entrepreneurial history of and the innovators in the Chattanooga region. The annual Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame event is a celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit in the Chattanooga region honoring local innovators and showcasing

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