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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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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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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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Finance Students Attend G.A.M.E. Forum

On April 4-6, 2013, four College of Business students majoring in finance were able to attend the G.A.M.E. III Forum held in New York City. The Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) III Forum is a conference where about 50 speakers and 2,000 students attend from all over the U.S. and the globe. This is the second time that UTC students have attended the forum, last year being the first.

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The Journey of an Elevator Pitch

Two recent UTC COB graduates competed in the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference, hosted by the University of Tampa, on February 1-2, 2013. Out of a total 26 venture pitches made by students from across the southeast, Peter Sauska (String Advantage) and Josh Kapellusch (KAR, Inc.), were part of the seven that made it to the final round! Peter then won second place with a price of $1,000 for his venture.

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FFI Travels to Atlanta

Finance for the Future Initiative took 17 of students and a faculty member to Atlanta to visit the Federal Reserve Bank and the Coca-Cola Company on February 1, 2013. At the Federal Reserve they had a guided tour through actual artifacts of form of money since the beginning of time, then visited exhibits about the Federal Open Market Committee and how monetary policy is decided. They ended the tour

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