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New Graduates of Haslam Programs for Working Professionals Reflect on Their Experiences

Several new alumni explain what they gained from Haslam's programs for working professionals.

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  • New Graduates of Haslam Programs for Working Professionals Reflect on Their Experiences- January 14th, 2022

    Students graduating in December 2021 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of BusinessPrograms for Working Professionals acquired valuable knowledge and skills that they applied at their workplace as they pursued their degrees. As these professionals changed their academic status from “students” to “alumni,” some shared what they gained…

  • Student Uses ADMBA Project to Find and Fix Aerospace Firm’s Unseen Revenue Loss- September 7th, 2021

    When customer service manager and former aircraft engine mechanic Coty Stiltner (’20, ADMBA) joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business Aerospace & Defense MBA program, he encountered a substantial amount of material to absorb even before the first class. He wondered if he’d made the right decision.…

  • Haslam Masters Students Succeed Despite COVID-19 Challenges- February 3rd, 2021

    Pursuing a master’s degree, especially if you are a working professional, requires determination, vision and stamina. Ratchet those requirements up a factor of 10 for attaining a degree during a pandemic. When Covid-19 reached America, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business was forced to adjust its delivery…

  • Managing Director Draws on ADMBA to Lead Aircraft Maintenance Company Through Turbulent Year- January 28th, 2021

    Cam Murphy (ADMBA, ’14) is guiding his family’s aircraft maintenance enterprise, FEAM Aero, through a pandemic and the most tumultuous business era since the Great Depression. He credits his success at keeping his employees working in this fraught atmosphere to the sturdy business infrastructure his father laid and to his…

  • Haslam Salutes Its Military Veterans- November 10th, 2020

    The University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business has seen a growing number of veterans choosing its graduate, executive and professional programs to advance their professional careers. In fall 2020, 7.3 percent of all master’s students enrolled in Haslam self-identified as veterans, up from 5.8 percent the previous year. Many…

  • New Director of Partnerships Appointed for Haslam Aerospace & Defense- August 20th, 2020

    Byron Risner has been named director of Aerospace and Defense Partnerships for the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In his new position, Risner will be responsible for establishing and maintaining partnerships with both commercial and DoD organizations for graduate and executive education (GEE). Additionally, he…

  • NSA Site Access: Twenty-Fifth Air Force’s $95M Problem- July 14th, 2020

    Edward Snowden. Reality Winner. Bradley Manning. These leakers of classified intelligence materials dominated headlines over the last decade – and the fallout from the scandals has significantly affected the way the U.S. military approaches security. Heightened fear of leaks has understandably created concerns in the intelligence community, prompting additional steps…

  • Enrollment Open for Graduate and Executive Degree Courses- July 1st, 2020

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business is now enrolling accomplished students and working professionals in its graduate and executive degree offerings. Haslam’s MBA programs for working professionals are specifically designed for executives with families and full-time work responsibilities who want flexible combinations of distance learning and focused,…

  • Graduate and Executive Education Degree Courses Now Enrolling- October 23rd, 2019

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business is currently enrolling talented students and working professionals for its graduate and executive degree offerings. Haslam’s programs are widely recognized for assignments that mirror the real world and provide the opportunity for immediate impact in the workplace.   The college's Executive MBA…

  • ADMBA Program Awards Two New Scholarships- June 28th, 2019

    Thanks to the generosity of a Haslam College of Business Aerospace & Defense MBA alumnus, two current ADMBA students recently received scholarships. The Aerospace & Defense Advisory Board presented Joshua Lazarus and Katherine “Katie” Starck with the scholarships in the spring. The two will graduate in December 2019. Starck serves as…