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  • UT Haslam College of Business Honors Alumni, Launches Campaign at Annual Gala- November 9th, 2015

    KNOXVILLE—The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business recognized the accomplishments of three alumni and one corporation during its seventh annual Alumni Awards Gala Nov. 6. The college also formally announced its Investing in the Journey to the Top 25 campaign to raise $175 million in support of UT…

  • Haslam Alum Nails Employment Numbers Twice in One Year- October 15th, 2015

    Twice in the past year, Justin Lester (HCB ’03) has correctly guessed the monthly increase in nonagricultural American jobs. CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” holds a contest on Twitter called #nailthenumber asking people to tweet their monthly nonfarm payrolls guess. In November of 2014 and June of this year, Lester,…

  • Haslam Alum Chosen to Judge SEC Symposium Pitch Competition- September 17th, 2015

    David Stevens David Stevens (’75) was selected to represent the University of Tennessee as a judge in the first student business pitch competition during the annual SEC Symposium. The competition will take place in Atlanta on September 21. Stevens is one of 12 judges, each an alumnus of a different…

  • Student Entrepreneurs, Others to Display Talents at SEC Symposium- September 17th, 2015

    A trio of student inventors from UT will compete against other student teams from Southeastern Conference Schools in an entrepreneurial pitch competition at the 2015 Southeastern Conference Symposium September 20–22 in Atlanta. The symposium is an academic conference that highlights a significant scholarly issue by focusing on the disciplinary strengths…

  • UT Study: Tennessee on Track for Steady Population Growth- September 15th, 2015

    KNOXVILLE—While Tennessee’s population growth this decade has been slower than anticipated, the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, projects the state’s population to reach 8.5 million by 2040. Over the next 25 years, Tennessee’s demographic profile is expected to follow national trends as the…

  • Haslam Students Market New Products in Spain During Summer Session- July 5th, 2015

    Thirteen Haslam students joined a group from the University of South Carolina for an international marketing course in Barcelona, Spain, during the summer mini-term. Kelly Hewett, assistant professor of marketing at the Haslam College of Business, lead the course. During their time in Spain, students visited Camp Nou (where the…

  • Alumni Event Brings MBA Programs Together for the First Time- May 10th, 2015

    Executive, professional and full-time MBA graduates from the Haslam College of Business held their first joint alumni gathering on April 30. The event, held at Club LeConte in Knoxville, drew more than 25 alumni representing 20 years of MBA graduates. Andy Ussery (MBA ’96) of Averitt Express said that he…

  • 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.…

  • Branch joins Office of Diversity- February 9th, 2015

    Janice Branch has been named coordinator of diversity initiatives in the Office of Diversity and Community Relations at the Haslam College of Business. She will be responsible for coordinating all of the undergraduate recruitment, pre-college (BETS Program, AIM Academy and the Early College Awareness Program) and retention/advising initiatives for the…