Paying for College Boot Camp Free for Students

PayingForCollegeBootCampJoin us for a free Chick-fil-A biscuit breakfast and discover resources that can help fund your education, including loans, grants and scholarships! Dr. Stephanie Yates will show you how to find these resources and make them stretch! Choose either session. All UAB students welcome.

The workship is offered on Thursday, February 19th and again on Friday, February 20th from 7:30am-9am in BEC 119.

RSVP is required.

Register now for desired date:

Thursday, Feb. 19th
Friday, Feb. 20th

Building to house UAB’s Collat School of Business, B.L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Approved by Board

uab logo 315Stage one planning for a new building that will house the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business and B.L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been approved by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees.

The facility is being supported by two major gifts from the Joy and Bill Harbert Foundation, Inc., and Medical Properties Trust, Inc.


Business Honors Student Invited to Join Teach for America Corps

Business Honors Student Tori Gandyby Sarah Domm

Collat Business Honors student Tori Gandy has been invited to join the 2015 Teach for America Corps. Tori, along with two other UAB invitees, will spend the next two years teaching in low-income areas throughout America.

Teach for America (TFA) is a nonprofit corps composed of high-achieving recent college graduates and professionals. Corps members are committed to expanding educational opportunities for children facing the challenges of poverty by committing for two years to teach in high-need schools. 

The TFA application process is highly competitive, with an acceptance rate of just 15 percents in 2014. Tori was chosen from more than 50,000 applicants at more than 850 colleges and universities throughout America. TFA takes great pride in recruiting corps members from diverse backgrounds and a wide range of academic disciplines.


Business Honors Student to Showcase Sustainable Beekeeping Initiative at Clinton Global Initiative University Summit

andrew milsteadAndrew Milstead, senior finance major in the UAB Collat School of Business and Business Honors student, hopes to bring natural apiaries to the Birmingham area through a project he’s pursuing as part of a national initiative to develop America’s next-generation leaders.


Professor Oliver Honored with 2015 President's Award for Diversity

Oliver studentManagement instructor Nathan Oliver was honored with the 2015 President’s Award for Diversity. The Vice President for Equity and Diversity and the Office of the Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success recognized UAB’s outstanding leaders at a special luncheon for their commitment and contributions to diversity on campus.

For the past four years, Oliver has led Collat’s Business Student Scholars program, a service-learning program geared towards providing students with an opportunity to apply business concepts and knowledge in real world settings while also mentoring local area high school students. Student teams engaged in unique, highly impactful service projects aimed at enhancing economic development in Alabama’s rural Wilcox County and in the City of Birmingham. These projects helped bridge the gap between UAB and the communities it serves, and promoted the university’s core values, which include an appreciation for diversity of all kinds.


UAB’s Online Accounting Program in Top 10 Nationally

businessonline insideThe Master of Accountancy online degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business has been ranked among the top 10 programs of its kind, according to a list released this month by

This ranking is the second national accolade the program has received this year after being recognized as 17th in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Online Programs rankings.


UAB Online Business Graduate Programs Ranked among Nation's Best

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U.S. News & World Report
recently acknowledged the University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business’ online master’s degrees as top national programs.

The programs were rated 17th in its 2015 Best Online Programs rankings, which were released this past week. UAB is one of 118 schools to be included in the rankings this year.


Innovation Boot Camp for Local Executives

Innovation bootcampUAB's Innovation Boot Camp is an exciting new opportunity for local executives to learn a process for building and fostering innovation that can be applied to products, services and business design. Innovation is vital to every type of organization, and it can be learned!