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  • Knoxville Mayor Speaks to Haslam MBA Women’s Group- November 27th, 2017

    Madeline Rogero, the mayor of Knoxville, spoke to an all-female crowd of 30 students, staff and faculty members at the Haslam College of Business on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Haslam’s chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) organized the event as part of the “Ladies Leading in Business” speaker…

  • Haslam Alum Shares Insight into Healthcare Industry- November 14th, 2017

    Randy Blue (HCB ’85) recently spoke to a group of 15 students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business about the healthcare industry. The Office of Diversity and Community Relations hosted the session over lunch. Blue, of Community Health Systems based in Franklin, Tennessee, has held executive…

  • Haslam and First Tennessee Partner for Financial Literacy- October 24th, 2017

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business and First Tennessee Bank partnered this September to offer a seminar in financial literacy over a dinner sponsored by the bank. Isheeta Mistry, a Haslam junior studying supply chain management and marketing with a collateral in international business, says the seminar…

  • Business Education for Talented Students (BETS) Program Completes Tenth Year- June 30th, 2017

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business BETS Program (Business Education for Talented Students) recently completed its tenth year of bringing diverse high school students to campus. Tyvi Small, the college’s executive director for talent management, diversity, and community relations, has been with the program since its inception.…

  • Undergraduate Students Visit Atlanta and Memphis on Professional Development Trips- May 9th, 2017

    A group of diverse undergraduate students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business visited Atlanta and Memphis, Tennessee, on two separate professional development trips this spring. Site visits on their two-day trip to Atlanta included: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the Tennessee Valley Authority, Georgia-Pacific, iCreate, Inc., and…

  • Haslam Students Explore Diversity and Leadership- April 27th, 2017

    Twenty-nine diverse students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business spent part of the spring semester participating in the annual PepsiCo Power of One: Diversity Leadership Development Program. The program, which prepares young leaders for the complexities of managing a diverse workforce, is open to juniors and…

  • UT Hosts Inaugural Business Diversity Consortium March 30–April 1- March 28th, 2017

    UT’s Haslam College of Business will host the inaugural Tennessee Business Diversity Consortium March 30–April 1. The professional development event is open to undergraduate diverse business students from across the state. “The students selected to participate have exhibited exemplary campus and community involvement along with a passion for diversity, inclusion, and engagement,”…

  • Mintha Roach, KUB President and CEO, Shares Business Insight With Haslam Women- March 21st, 2017

    When Mintha Roach (HCB, ’74) graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a degree in personnel management, she started her career in business during what she describes as “a very different time.” Now president and CEO of the Knoxville Utilities Board, she was back at the Haslam College of…

  • Students Award $30,000 in Grant Money to Local Nonprofits- December 7th, 2016

    A group of UT students awarded $30,000 among 14 area nonprofits at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 29 at the Haslam College of Business. The presentation, as well as the process of choosing which nonprofits would receive funds, was part of Alex Miller’s nonprofit management class. Miller is the William B.…

  • Lee Scott, former Wal-Mart CEO, talks retail lessons at Graduate Business Symposium- November 23rd, 2016

    Lee Scott, chairman of the BDT Capital advisory board and former CEO of Wal-Mart, spoke in early November, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business First Tennessee Foundation Graduate Business Symposium. Scott is widely credited for reinvigorating Wal-Mart's mission and transforming the company into a respected corporate…