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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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UAB Unveils New Collat School of Business Sign at Celebration

The Collat School of Business unveiled a sign at a celebration on November 4th, marking its recent naming in honor of longtime supporters Charles and Patsy Collat.

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Professors Inducted into the ACEE Hall of Fame

ACEEProfessor Sarah Culver and Adjunct Professor Julie Kornegay were recently inducted into the Alabama Economic Educators’ Hall of Fame.  The honor is awarded to exceptional teachers  dedicated to their students in directly developing economic ways of thinking and problem solving, which will ensure their future as informed consumers, knowledgeable savers and investors, productive members of management and the workforce, and effective citizens in today’s local, state, national and global economics.

Professor Culver received special recognition for her leadership and commitment to the annual Economics Challenge, a state and national competition for high school students designed to increase their understanding of and interest in economics.

Collat School of Business Dean Starts Faculty/Staff Campaign

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Eric P. Jack, Ph.D., dean of the Charles and Patsy Collat School of Business, is leading The Campaign for UAB—and his school—by example. He made a significant initial gift to establish a faculty/staff campaign in the school.

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Students Talk Entrepreneurship at MBA Luncheon

Panel2Entrepreneurship is a journey that requires passion and compassion at the same time, says serial entrepreneur and Collat School of Business alumnae Kathryn Freeland.

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