UAB Student Chapter Recognized for Careers in IS and Community Service

AIS TOUR MayerThe UAB student chapter of The Association for Information Systems (AIS) has been recognized by the association for the chapter’s efforts in the area of Careers in IS and Community Service

This award recognizes deserving student chapters that have excelled in one or more of the following areas: professional development, membership, careers in IS, community service, fundraising, and communications.


Dean Jack Visits Alumni with Updates

FutureNet Security SolutionsDean Jack recently traveled with the Alumni and Development staff to Nashville and New York City to visit with alumni and share news about the progress of the school and the Campaign for UAB.


Spring Business Classes Available for All Majors

Because Everyone Can Use Some Business!

Spring 2014

The Collat School of Business offers many courses that are open to all UAB students regardless of major and have no prerequisites. Please check the class schedule for availability, dates and times. Some courses are also available online.


UAB Collat Grad on the Move at Ford Motor Company

Ford Hang 200x133Collat School of Business alumnus Michael Hang (Finance ’12) was recently selected to meet Ford Motor Company President and CEO Alan Mulally at Ford world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan.


International Retail Marketing Expert Visits with Faculty and Students

Sanghavi1Professor Nitin Sanghavi, international retail marketing expert and professor of the Manchester Business School, spoke to the Collat School of Business Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics faculty on global trends in retailing and lectured in Dr. Michele Bunn’s Retail Marketing and Basic Marketing classes on November 13 and 14. 


Protective Life C-Suite Members Host Strategy Students

Protective LifeFour members of the C-Suite of Protective Life Corporation, including chief executive officer Johnny Johns, hosted  students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite” on November 12, 2013 at company headquarters, to discuss their company’s strategy.


“Social Entrepreneur” Visits with Strategy Students

HICAAlthough she has never described herself as one, Isabel Rubio is a “social entrepreneur.” Rubio is the founder and CEO of the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama, and she recently discussed her organization and its strategy with students in the combined undergraduate capstone and MBA class, “Strategic Leadership Through the Eyes of the C-Suite”.