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  • Haslam College of Business to honor veterans, active service members- November 7th, 2016

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business will recognize its veterans on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the college’s atrium. Sponsored by Haslam’s Office of Diversity and Community Relations, the event takes place on the birthday of the United States Marine Corps and…

  • Haslam Alumni Named to “40 Under 40”- April 29th, 2016

    Nine University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business alumni have been named to the Greater Knoxville Business Journal’s “40 under 40: Knoxville’s Rising Stars” list for 2016. According to the journal, the list includes “city employees, entrepreneurs, scientists, doctors and agents of change,” all of whom “share a passion for…

  • Ken Bouyer, Head of EY Americas Inclusiveness Recruiting Team, Visits Haslam- April 20th, 2016

    Ken Bouyer, director of inclusiveness recruiting for the Americas at EY, visited the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on April 13-14. He was joined by EY’s campus recruiting team. Bouyer shared knowledge and best practices with representatives from the college’s Office of Diversity & Community…

  • Women’s Leadership Summit Features Media Mogul Susan Packard- March 16th, 2016

    The Office of Diversity and Community Relations at the Haslam College of Business hosted its inaugural Women in Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit on Friday, March 4. The event featured keynote speaker Susan Packard, co-founder of Scripps Networks Interactive and former chief operating officer of HGTV. Nearly 50 participants connected with Packard and six…

  • Haslam Staff Member Featured in UT’s Women With Big Ideas- March 14th, 2016

    Alissa Reeves, of the Office of Diversity and Community Relations in the Haslam College of Business, has been selected for the 2016 Women With Big Ideas. Women With Big Ideas is the signature publication for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion. It features outstanding female students,…

  • PepsiCo workshops teach Haslam students leadership for diverse workplaces- March 2nd, 2016

    Nineteen students from the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recently participated in the PepsiCo Power of One: Diversity Leadership Development Program in February. Buddy Lewis, a senior executive in sales at PepsiCo, facilitated the program’s workshops. “A critical need is for our leaders of tomorrow…

  • Haslam Director Honored by Greater Knoxville Business Journal- January 7th, 2016

    Tyvi Small, director of diversity and community relations at the Haslam College of Business, has been selected as one of the Greater Knoxville Business Journal’s 40 under Forty. Small was recognized for his commitment to inclusion within Haslam as well as for empowering young people from diverse backgrounds in the community…

  • Haslam Pursues Greater Diversity at The PhD Conference- November 10th, 2015

    A record number of Haslam representatives will attend The PhD Project’s annual conference in Chicago on Nov. 18-20. The conference provides an opportunity to recruit underrepresented students to doctoral programs and has been pivotal to increasing diversity in the Haslam College of Business. “We met many of our current doctoral…

  • April 2 is National Everyone Matters Day- April 1st, 2015

    National Everyone Matters Day is celebrated on April 2, although the University of Tennessee celebrated on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 to allow for greater student participation before the spring holiday. The Office of Multicultural Student Life partnered with student and staff organizations across campus, including Haslam’s Office of Diversity, to…

  • Haslam Students Travel to Charlotte to Meet with Top Corporations- March 19th, 2015

    A group of 22 graduate and undergraduate students travelled to Charlotte, North Carolina, earlier this month for a biennial professional development conference. Students met with executives at Dixon Hughes Goodman, Bank of America, PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY and the Charlotte Hornets to learn more about these companies and improve their networking skills.…