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Russell Crook Named Head of UT Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

Anne Smith will return to the Haslam faculty after serving as department head for seven years.

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  • UT Spring Vol Court Entrepreneurial Workshops Kick Off Feb. 11- February 2nd, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—A series of workshops that provide faculty, students and community members with tools to start and grow their own businesses kicks off Feb. 11 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The Vol Court spring 2014 program will run through March 25. Workshops will be held 5:15-6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays in…

  • 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…

  • UT Junior Designs, Sells Bow Ties to Raise Money for Knox Water Charity- January 26th, 2014

    This article was reprinted from Tennessee Today KNOXVILLE—A bow tie can say a lot about a man, and in Harrison Collins’ case it says he’s passionate about water. Specifically, clean water. Collins, a junior in marketing and entrepreneurship at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has designed and is selling high-end…

  • 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…

  • Meet the Entrepreneurs- December 18th, 2013

    Take a look at a few recent alumni and a student whose businesses were helped by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The center itself, originally approved in 2009 under a different name, was helped along the way by a gift from Charlie and Moll Anderson. In 2010, the…

  • Bringing Big Ideas to Life- December 18th, 2013

    Students on college campuses across the country are sporting an ergonomic single-strap backpack that redistributes weight evenly throughout the body to reduce stress on their backs. A San Francisco, California–based company has created games that have reached the million-download mark. Here in East Tennessee, a fitness business that addresses childhood…

  • Retailer for Social Cause Wins Fall 2013 UT Vol Court Session- November 24th, 2013

    KNOXVILLE—A retailer that sells artisan goods to benefit social causes has won this semester’s Vol Court pitch competition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Chelsea Padgham, a senior in economics and founder of Style with Benefits, won first place and received $1,000 to move her business forward. Vol Court is…