UAB and Alabama Retail Association to Honor State’s Top Retailers

by Katherine Shonesy

retail day2The University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business is partnering with the Alabama Retail Associationto present the 33rd annual Retailers of the Year at a Sept. 23 awards luncheon.

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Asking for Your Help to Help Others Succeed

“Great business schools have the support of the community that they serve, and being named the Collat School of Business is an example of our relationship with the community,” says Dean Eric Jack.

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Service Learning Courses Offer Real Life Experience

 

More and more UAB students are searching for opportunities that allow them to engage in real-life learning outside the classroom, and that desire is evident in the number of service learning courses at UAB. In the most recent academic year, the number of service learning courses jumped 9.3%, and that percentage is expected to grow even more in 2014-2015.

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Employers on Campus to Learn Keys to Recruiting Top Talent

 

Employer drive inOver 40 employers were on campus July 24th, 2014 for the UAB Collat School of Business “Employer Drive-in” lunch, learning about ways to position their organization to attract highly qualified candidates for internships and post-graduation employment. Along with the opportunity to hear straight from Collat students, guests met and interacted with Collat faculty, staff and administration while learning more about Collat’s academic departments, and unique, innovative programs. 

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UAB’s Collat School of Business Partners with High School Students to Make Birmingham Better

 
business school projectStudent scholars from the Collat School of Business are working with area high school students this month on a research project to discover opportunities to improve social and economic conditions in Birmingham.

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UAB Collat School of Business Students Gain Competitive Edge with Internships

 
Intern collageUAB Collat Business students are flooding the local business scene and putting their knowledge to work year round to gain a decided edge and boost employment prospects.

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Tutoring Lab Seeks Student Tutors for Fall

Tutoring lab The tutoring lab opened in the BEC in January 2014 as a free service to all students taking business courses. Courses that receive special emphasis include AC 200, AC 201, BUS 110, EC 210, EC 211, FN 310, MA 105, MA 106, QM 214, and QM 215.

Students with an aptitude for these courses are encouraged to apply. Tutors earn $8.50 per hour. Lead tutors, who also manage the tutoring lab on their shifts, earn $10.50 per hour.

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Collat School of Business to Help CPAs Earn CPE Credit This Summer

UAB-CPE-DayThe Collat School of Business is offering two day-long seminars this summer designed to help working professionals stay current on accounting and auditing changes and earn up to 16 hours of Accounting and Auditing CPE credit.


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Students Use Teamwork to Promote QEP

 
MarketingStudents 2014Marketing students are often challenged to come up with a full marketing campaign, but three UAB senior marketing students have teamed together to do this without the promise of a grade.

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