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College of Business Faculty Recognized at 2018 UTC Faculty Awards Program

The following College of Business faculty members were recognized at the 2018 UTC Faculty Awards Program on Tuesday, April 10th: College of Business Faculty Teaching Award – Dr. Hunter Holzhauer College of Business Lecturer/Adjunct Teaching Award – David Witt College of Business Outstanding Service Award – Dr. Beni Asllani College of Business Outstanding Research Award – Dr. Phil Roundy College of Business Lifetime Research and Creative Achievement Award –

Chambliss Law Firm Honored Distinguished UTC College of Business Students

Stophel Scholars program connects promising students with Chattanooga business leaders Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. honored the 2017-2018 John C. Stophel Distinguished Students from the UTC College of Business during the firm’s annual Stophel Scholars reception on Thursday, March 1. The reception at the Chambliss Conference Center in Liberty Tower offered the six award recipients the opportunity to meet and engage with members of Chattanooga’s business community. Sharing what

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2018 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference took place on UTC’s campus

The UTC College of Business Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship and the UTC E-Club hosted the 2018 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference (SEEC) on the UTC campus February 16 and 17. 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 sponsored

MBA Faculty Profile: Dr. Mark Mendenhall brings years of leadership excellence to UTC’s MBA program

In today’s ever-changing business environment, employers list leadership as one of the most desirable skills for a potential employee. Dr. Mark Mendenhall, who holds the J. Burton Frierson Chair of Excellence in Business Leadership at the UTC College of Business, is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of international human resource management. His areas of expertise are in the areas of global leadership development and assessment, and the

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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Major General William B. Raines Honored at UTC Military Appreciation Game on Oct. 21st

On Saturday, October 21, the College of Business and UTC Veterans Entrepreneurship Program honored Major General William B. Raines (Retired) as the 2017 Military Appreciation Game honoree. Gen. Raines was honored for his long-time support of the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program. The VEP is hosted by the College of Business and is designed to help military veterans launch or grow their own businesses. About Gen. Raines: Gen. Raines is the

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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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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