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2nd annual Business Empowerment Academy gives participants the opportunity to experience ‘college life’

The second annual Business Empowerment Academy in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, took place June 17-21 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

TVFCU awards first Idea Leap Loan to UTC VEP graduate

Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union announced the first Idea Leap loan candidate from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) closed on their loan on Tuesday, March 19. Jim Derry, a National Guard and law enforcement veteran, will use the Idea Leap Loan to support marketing his company, Derry Software, which helps provide local governments tools to use their information better. “Jim is an example of

Third-Annual Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference took place on UTC’s campus

The Gary W. Rollins College of Business Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship and the UTC E-Club hosted the 2019 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference(SEEC) on the UTC campus March 1 and 2. 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, attorneys, and digital marketers. Many students also participated in a pitch contest

UTC Students Attend The POWER of WE: an externship at BlueCross BlueShield of TN

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, UTC students representing many departments across campus attended the POWER of WE: an externship at BlueCross BlueShield of TN. The externship was hosted by the Gary W. Rollins College of Business and BCBST with support from the Student Government Association, Black Student Alliance, and Black History Month at UTC. Students who participated in the externship had the opportunity to gain insight into career opportunities,

Accounting – Student Organizations Update – Fall 2018

Continue reading to catch up on news from the student organizations in the department of Accounting for Fall 2018.     Institute for Management Accountants: The Institute for Management Accountants at UTC brought in more than 10 outside speakers to meet with students over the course of the 2017-18 academic year. The UTC IMA was awarded more than seven Certified Management Accountant scholarships in the last academic year. Five accounting

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International Business Experience Scholarship Opportunities – Deadline Approaching

The Rollins College of Business Dean’s Advisory Board is now providing FULL COVERAGE scholarship opportunities for students who wish to participate in one of the upcoming International Business Experience courses. As part of the selection process, applicants will be interviewed by members of the Rollins College of Business Dean’s Advisory Board. Click here for more information and instructions: https://bit.ly/2zqVgMY  Are you interested in traveling abroad this Spring? You may apply

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

College of Business and Center for Global Education will Welcome International SUSI Scholars for the 3rd Year

In late-June, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will again host the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders from Europe. The Center for Global Education is partnering with the College of Business to welcome 22 students from 18 European countries — Belarus, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. These

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Top-Performing College of Business Students Recognized at 2018 Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony

The College of Business’ top performing students were honored during the Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony on Friday, April 20, 2018 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, John C. Stophel Distinguished Scholars, and graduating seniors. Students were also inducted into the Beta Gamma

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UTC College of Business Announces the 2018 Inductees into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

Three notable Chattanooga business leaders were inducted into the UTC College of Business Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 12. Jeff Morgan, Dawson Wheeler and Marvin Webb joined a group of individuals who represent both the entrepreneurial history of Chattanooga and the city’s ongoing economic success. The annual Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame event is a celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit in the Chattanooga region honoring local innovators and