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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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  • Haslam College of Business Celebrates Faculty and Staff at Virtual Awards Ceremony- May 18th, 2021

    The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recognized the accomplishments of faculty and staff at its annual awards celebration. The honors were announced during a virtual ceremony in late April. This year’s Outstanding Staff Award for Superior Customer Responsiveness went to the team in the Financial…

  • UT Haslam’s Professional Sales Forum Draws Talent, Recruiters- April 23rd, 2019

    The Professional Sales Forum at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business brought together sales talent with representatives from companies around the nation in early April. Company representatives served as judges in a competition, witnessing students’ sales talents first-hand. Meghan Griffin, a junior marketing major, and Abby Panter,…

  • Composed Under Pressure, Haslam Sales Teams Deliver in Competition- October 29th, 2018

    For Maggie Yewel, an undergraduate student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, this fall’s sales competition at the Professional Sales Forum was not only a lot of fun, but also a key part of her education. “Whether you win or lose, you gain experience that will…

  • Haslam Hosts the First Meeting of the Professional Sales Forum- April 11th, 2018

    The Haslam College of Business’ Professional Sales Forum hosted its first meeting April 4-5. More than 50 professionals attended, with a keynote address from Phillip Fulmer, director of athletics at the University of Tennessee. “Our keynote luncheon speaker is a leader who knows more than a little bit about winning and…

  • Four Haslam Students Compete in National Sales Competition- December 8th, 2017

    Four students from the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, traveled to Florida State University earlier in the semester to take part in the International Collegiate Sales Competition (ICSC). Some 70 universities participated in both sales role play and sales management case competitions. Wiley Stidham, Madison…

  • Haslam Students Compete in the College’s First Internal Sales Competition- October 18th, 2017

    Twelve Haslam College of Business students took part in the college’s first professional sales competition earlier in the fall semester. Sponsors from Haslam’s Professional Sales Forum judged the competition and held an awards ceremony and mini-job fair directly following it. The competition gave students experience with real sales situations and…

  • Haslam College of Business Launches Professional Sales Forum- September 28th, 2017

    According to a 2016 study more than 50 percent of American business school graduates get their first job in sales but most either resign or are terminated from it. In response to this growing need for qualified and interested sales professionals, the Haslam College of Business recently launched the Professional…