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Female high school and UTC students learn about women in Finance and Economics

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, more than 60 female high school and UTC students attended Empower Your Future: a forum on women in Finance and Economics. The forum was designed for young adults with a particular emphasis on young women. “I was so pleased with the support of our local and regional partners,” said Dr. Bento Lobo, Head of the Department of Finance and Economics at UTC. “I was especially

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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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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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