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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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VEP: Building entrepreneurially prepared, business-world ready veterans.

What is VEP you ask? We’ll give you a little basic training: VEP stands for Veterans Entrepreneurship Program, and UTC’s program is now in its fifth year! VEP places select veterans into an accelerated hybrid-learning program using online education, a classroom style “boot camp”, and a comprehensive mentorship and follow-through phase supported by successful Chattanooga business professionals. VEP is perfectly positioned for ambitious veteran entrepreneurs to thrive. Participants gain the

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5 Tips To Prepare You For The Fall 2017 Semester

Summer is coming to a close, and you may not feel ready for school to start back up again. Whether you’re a freshman, transfer student, returning student, or “super senior”, these 5 tips will help get you in the mindset for the upcoming Fall 2017 semester! 1. Remember all the fun memories you had last semester and start making room for the new! Whether you’re from Chattanooga or you’re

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Homestay Families Needed for International Students at UTC in July 2017

Beginning in late-June, the College of Business and the Center for Global Education will host the U.S. Department of State’s 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. To read more about the SUSI program, click here. During this program, the students

SouthEast Bank Luncheon Held in Celebration of Current Recipients

Current SouthEast Bank scholarship recipients and bank representatives gathered for a luncheon on Friday, Feb. 17 in celebration of the recipients and to kick off the upcoming academic year. “We want to thank SouthEast Bank for their ongoing support of our students,” said Dr. Robert Dooley, Dean of the UTC College of Business. “Their Scholars program allows these excellent and deserving freshmen to pursue higher education and achieve career

2017 Stophel Scholars Honored by Chambliss Law Firm

The 2017 John C. Stophel Distinguished Students were honored on Thursday, Feb. 16 during Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel Law Firm’s annual reception in Liberty Tower. The John C. Stophel Distinguished Student Award is presented annually to recognize high potential business students who have made significant and meaningful civic contributions to UTC and the College of Business while maintaining a strong academic record. The Stophel Scholars program, now in its

UTC College of Business CEO Club Hosts Fourth Annual Elevator Pitch Contest

  The UTC Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO Club) hosted Round 2 of 4th Annual Elevator Pitch Contest on Monday, Oct. 12. The event was part of Startup Week Chattanooga, a multi-day celebration of Chattanooga’s entrepreneurial community. Now in its fourth year, the competition gives contestants the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges within a 90-second time frame. Nearly 20 students sent in applications

TODAY (Sept. 15): Down With the Dean on the front lawn of Fletcher Hall from 3 to 5 p.m.

Join us for the 3rd Annual Down With the Dean today, Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. on the front lawn of Fletcher Hall. Bring your friends and drop by to enjoy FREE food and drinks, games, and giveaways. Chat with members of the College of Business student organizations, College of Business faculty and staff from the Graduate Office and the Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center. And,

What Is the Value of an Undergraduate Degree?

By Lisa A. Burke-Smalley, PHD, SPHR As a general rule, the unemployment rate for college graduates is far less than those with only a high school diploma, and a bachelor’s degree adds significantly to one’s earnings over the span of a lifetime. For those reasons, and many others, an undergraduate degree can be a good investment, particularly in high demand areas such as science, technology/computer science, engineering, healthcare, and

Lasting Benefits from an Internship – Lynna Nguyen’s Experience with Tudor Investment Corporation

  The knowledge gained from an internship can be highly beneficial and can help build lifelong professional relationships. Lynna Nguyen is a recent UTC College of Business graduate who took advantage of an internship with Tudor Investment Corporation in Greenwich, Connecticut and is grateful that she took the plunge. This is her story: In the spring of this year, Nguyen submitted an application with a letter of interest for