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Second-annual Vision Hospitality Immersion Program gives students hands-on experience

Vision Hospitality Group and the UTC Gary W. Rollins College of Business recently hosted a week-long Hospitality Immersion Program for students interested in exploring careers in the hospitality industry. Participants spent a week staying in and visiting Vision Hospitality properties in downtown Chattanooga and received hands-on experience in hotel management, operations, food and beverage, and marketing. The students also completed a week-long project in which they worked in teams

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Application deadline approaching for two summer programs in the Rollins College of Business available to rising high school seniors

Two Gary W. Rollins College of Business programs have an application deadline of May 15, 2019: the Business Empowerment Academy and the Summer Business Experience. The Business Empowerment Academy (BEA) is a NEW 5-day residential summer program that is free of charge to all participants. The program is open to first generation college students, students on free or reduced lunch, or under-represented students (i.e., Native American, African American, Asian American,

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Student Feature: Jake Huffine, Accounting

Jake Huffine, a graduating senior double majoring in Accounting and Finance, sat down for an interview with the Accounting Department to walk us back through his successful four-year collegiate career. Throughout his time at UTC, Huffine has sustained a 4.0 GPA, partaken in two internships with PlayCore and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), was named SoCon Wrestling Student Athlete of the Week (Dec. 26, 2018), and served on the Rollins

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Executive Education Leadership Program in the Rollins College of Business Graduates the Class of 2018

On Wednesday, October 24 a ceremony and reception was held on UTC’s campus to celebrate the Class of 2018 and their completion of the Executive Education Leadership Program. The Executive Education Center in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business 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

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UTC Entrepreneurship Breakfast Hosted on Oct. 24 in Conjunction with Startup Week Chattanooga

The 2018 UTC Entrepreneurship Breakfast took place on Wednesday, October 24 on UTC’s Campus in conjunction with StartUp Week Chattanooga. The event was hosted by the Gary W. Rollins College of Business Clarence E. Harris Chair of Excellence and was presented by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. UTC students, faculty and staff, as well as Chattanooga community members, heard from Dawson Wheeler and Marvin Webb (co-founders of Rock/Creek). “Webb

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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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Recent Grad Feature – Where are they now?

        Meet Ashton Mitchell, Recent Graduate           Ashton Mitchell is a recent graduate from UTC where she majored in Accounting. Ashton expresses that without the help of the Rollins College of Business at UTC she would not have had the opportunities that she did. The Business Living and Learning Community helped prepare her for interviews and networking while she also built a

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International Business Experience Course Opportunities: Applications Still Accepted

Studying abroad can be transformational and life-changing. The Rollins College of Business offers a variety of opportunities for international study, with two options for the Spring 2019 semester. Each of these courses are open to undergraduates (with at least junior standing) and graduate students of ALL majors. No foreign language experience needed. Financial aid and scholarships are available. Read more below: Option 1: “Doing Business in Germany and German

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Rollins College of Business Celebrates Graduates of the 2018 Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

The Gary W. Rollins College of Business Veterans Entrepreneurship Program class of 2018 arrived in Chattanooga on Saturday, July 21 to begin what is known as VEP Boot Camp. Now in its seventh year, the VEP boot camp instructors provided participants with a rigorous schedule. Participating veterans received instruction in Leverage, Risk & Guerrilla Action; Business Model Canvas Workshop; Innovation & Creativity; Personal Selling; Financing Your Venture; and many

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Inaugural Business Empowerment Academy Gives Participants the Opportunity to Experience ‘College Life’

The inaugural Business Empowerment Academy in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, took place June 25-29 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 business

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