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Business LLC Students look back on their first semester at UTC

The 2017-18 Business Living Learning Community students and their Program Director, Jaclyn York, traveled to many businesses and volunteered their time to help others during the Fall 2017 semester. “We are currently in our fifth year and the cohort from this semester has been incredible”, said York, Program Director. “We have had hiring managers and various professionals from companies such as Elliott Davis, Covenant Transport, and PlayCore visit our

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Walden Security’s Mike and Amy Walden present a generous gift to the UTC Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

Gift allows the VEP to continue to help military veterans launch or grow their own business… The University of Tennessee Chattanooga and its College of Business announce a generous bequest of $1 million from Mike and Amy Walden of Walden Security to support the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program. The bequest will create the Michael and Amy Walden Endowed Fund for Veteran’s Entrepreneurship. Their company, Walden Security, also has increased its

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College of Business Economics Students Recently Visit Volkswagen Plant in Chattanooga

UTC College of Business Economics Professor Dr. Bonnal recently took a group of economics students to visit the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga. Students visited with the Purchasing Department at Volkswagen and also met with the Human Resources Department to discuss internship opportunities,listened to presentations by current interns about their latest projects, and toured the factory to view assembly lines for the latest models of the VW Passat and Atlas.

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Chattanooga Professionals Complete 2017 Executive Education Leadership Program

On Wednesday, November 1st, a group of Chattanooga professionals were celebrated as they completed the 2017 UTC College of Business Executive Education Leadership Program. The UTC College of Business Executive Education Center 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 Program series is delivered in eight sessions over

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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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College of Business Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Distinguished Chapter

The Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the UTC College of Business was recently recognized internationally as a Distinguished Chapter for their outstanding efforts during the 2016-2017 academic year. Recognition as a Distinguished Chapter is a significant accomplishment. Under the leadership of both Dr. Spencer Usrey and Dr. Joanie Sompayrac, the Eta Kappa Chapter has far exceeded the baseline requirements of Beta Alpha Psi and has excelled

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Upcoming Event: First W. Max Finley Chair of Excellence Seminar Series of 2017-18 Academic Year

Join us Friday, Oct. 27 at Noon for READMISSION ANALYTICS: Care Transformation Through Innovation and Analytics Presented by Mohan Tanniru, Ph.D., Prof of MIS, Oakland University, Rochester, MI Join us in Fletcher Hall, Room 305 for lunch and a presentation by Dr. Tanniru in the first W. Max Finley Chair for Excellence Seminar Series of the 2017-18 academic year. This seminar and lunch are provided FREE of charge, but

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COB Annual Event “Down with the Dean” Took Place Sept. 21

College of Business students, faculty, staff and student organizations gathered on Fletcher Hall’s front lawn Thursday, September 21st for the annual Down with the Dean event. This event included masquerade mask decorating for homecoming, the opportunity to get involved with student organizations, free food and tshirts, and the chance to dunk Dean Robert Dooley in a dunk tank! Students were also able to dunk Accounting professor Amie Haun and

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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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Business Career Success Track to Guide Students Through All Four Years (And Beyond)

The Joseph F. Decosimo Success Center in the College of Business has developed a Business Career Success Track by grade level for students to use as a guide throughout their education. Students have a table to view by grade level with a to-do list to help them prepare for what is to come after graduation. For example, Freshmen students are required to complete two Career Development Touch Points focusing

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