Departments and programs in the Collat School of Business recently held banquets to award scholarships and honor students with excellence in academic success in their majors. Faculty, staff and donors attended the events to celebrate with students and their families.

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AC banquet

FN banquet

Department of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods
MISQ banquet

Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics
MIDE banquet


Find out where some of our spring Collat graduates are heading after business school and what they feel was the most important aspect of their experience at Collat School of Business that helped them land their new position. 

Bidisa Chandra

Bidisa Chandra

Major:  Accounting
Company:   BBVA Compass
Position:  Leap Associate
Location:  Birmingham, AL

“Learning how to network and communicate properly with employers definitely helped me land my job. Being a part of Beta Alpha Psi taught me how to market myself to employers.”

yatesStephanie Yates, Ph.D., associate professor of finance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been chosen by the prestigious Fulbright Specialist Program to participate in a travel abroad project in Cape Town, South Africa.

Entrepreneurship doesn’t mean small business. At the Collat School of Business, it means big ideas.

Entrepreneurs share a way of thinking, a way of life. They have a way of identifying problems and seizing the opportunity in those problems, skills that are useful whether they’re starting a business or working for a large conglomerate.

The Collat School of Business is proud to recognize and celebrate Birmingham's talented entrepreneurs by hosting the Birmingham Business Journal's Entrepreneurship Spotlight Awards Luncheon on April 21 at the UAB National Alumni House. Register for this event today.


wheelchairTwo projects from the current cohort of the UAB Business Engineering Design Course, a course that joins business and engineering students together to provide innovative, technical solutions to the disabled community, have been selected as finalists for the 2014 da Vinci Awards.


Hansen 315Dr. John Hansen has been honored with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Faculty Awards Convocation held on Friday, April, 4th at the UAB Alumni House.

mix justiceUAB Collat professor Griffin Edwards, Ph.D. specializes in empirical legal studies, a young discipline that applies the high-powered statistical methods of economics to lawmaking. By crunching everything from murder rates to crop yields, he is revealing the unintended consequences of mental health legislation, Prohibition, and more.

collat building

An established leader in online education, the UAB Collat School of Business  is expanding its undergraduate distance-learning portfolio to include four new online bachelor's programs:  Online Bachelor of Science in Economics, Online Bachelor of Science in Finance, Online Bachelor of Science in Management, and Online Bachelor of Science in Marketing.

MBA rankingU.S. News & World Report, in its survey of Best Part-Time MBA Programs, recently ranked the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham 39th in the nation in its 2015 Best Graduate Schools ranking.  Collat’s MBA program is the highest ranking part-time program and the largest fully accredited MBA program in Alabama.