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  • Professional MBA alum takes full advantage of the UT/Y-12 partnership, as researcher, student, and teacher.- June 4th, 2014

    A prospering partnership In September of 2011, Y-12 and the University of Tennessee signed a Joint Assignment Agreement, the first of its kind for an NNSA production site, to allow for the formal exchange of key personnel. Today, both sites are reaping the benefits of this unique partnership, which brings…

  • Health care Executive, Entrepreneur Receives UT Accomplished Alumni Award- April 27th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE— Gary Pratt, an entrepreneur and chief executive officer of an internationally recognized health care nonprofit, has received the Accomplished Alumni Award from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The 1977 business administration graduate was honored during a UT visit to speak to new venture creation classes Thursday. Lee Patouillet, associate…

  • UT Business Alumna Establishes Endowment for Grads to Golf Program- April 9th, 2014

    Janet L. McKinley recently established the Janet McKinley MBA Golf Endowment in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration. Earnings from the endowment will fund the newly established “Grads to Golf.”  The program promotes an interest in golf among National Association of Women MBA (NAWMBA) student members through…

  • UT Alum Earns Award for Being Top CPA Examination Performer- April 6th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alumna has been honored for her outstanding performance on the CPA exam. Margaret Sharp, of Knoxville, has received the prestigious 2013 American Institute of CPAs Elijah Watt Sells Award. Only 55 individuals out of 94,154 test takers, or .05 percent, received this distinction. “This is…

  • UT 1979 alum appointed to TN Higher Education Committee- February 12th, 2014

    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced the appointment of Randy Boyd of Knoxville to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). For the past year, Boyd has served as a full-time, unpaid special advisor to the governor for higher education, focusing on the “Drive to 55” initiative to bring the percentage…

  • UT Alum Elected to Norfolk Southern board- January 26th, 2014

    UT alum, Amy E. Miles, has been elected a director of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) effective today, according to Chairman and CEO, Wick Moorman. Miles, 47, of Knoxville, has served since 2009 as chief executive officer and a director of the largest movie theater company in the U.S., Regal Entertainment…

  • College of Business Administration Alumni Honored in 2013 Greater Knoxville Business Journal “40 under 40”- January 15th, 2014

    Congratulations to the College of Business Administration alumni who were selected as honorees for the 2013 Greater Knoxville Business Journal “40 under 40.” These individuals, all younger than age 40, were selected for leaving their mark on East Tennessee through their professional achievements and philanthropic efforts. Sean Brewer (1995, 1997) Senior Tax…