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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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  • Five Personal Finance Tips for New College Graduates- May 20th, 2021

    As the culmination of years of hard work, college graduation is always an accomplishment worth celebrating. Graduating in 2021 — while the world is still dealing with the economic ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic — may, however, feel daunting. Laura Cole, director of the Masters Investment Learning Center at the…

  • Pryse and Trust Company of Tennessee Endow New Directorship for Masters Investment Learning Center- April 1st, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has announced a gift from Sharon Pryse (HCB, ‘72) and her investment firm, The Trust Company of Tennessee, to endow a directorship for the college’s Masters Investment Learning Center (MILC). Tracie Woidtke, Sharp/Home Federal Bank of Tennessee Professor and head of…

  • Keep Your Finances Secure This Spring Break- March 5th, 2020

    With spring break right around the corner, students and families alike are busy gearing up for travel. Laura Cole, director of the Masters Investment Learning Center in the Haslam College of Business, offers some advice for financial safety and convenience to help you enjoy a stress-free spring break. Cole points out that…

  • Haslam Adds 17 New Faculty Members- September 12th, 2019

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business welcomes 17 new faculty members. They will join the departments of accounting and information management, business analytics and statistics, finance, management, marketing, and supply chain management, as well as graduate and executive education, this fall. The new hires bring decades of…

  • No. 1 Worldwide with Bloomberg, Haslam Students Trade $3 Million in Funds- January 30th, 2019

      The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is first in the world for number of students earning Bloomberg Market Concepts certification and first in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) for number of Bloomberg terminals. An average of 1,200 Haslam students yearly earn the certification consisting of e-learning modules…

  • How’s that resolution to budget going?- March 1st, 2018

    Thousands of Americans start the year off with high expectations to change their spending and saving habits only to fall back into their status quo before the end of the first quarter. The reason, says Laura Cole, director of the Masters Investment Learning Center and a senior lecturer in finance…

  • Four End-of-Year Moves the Average Investor Misses Out On- December 21st, 2017

    The end of the year is a great time to take stock of your stocks, says Laura Cole, director of the Master's Investment Learning Center and a senior lecturer in finance at the Haslam College of Business. Here are four key strategies that Cole, who spent 15 years managing funds…