Collat School of Business Marks 50 Years of Civil Rights Progress

Bham Biz Proj 200The UAB Collat School of Business recently hosted a night of reflection on the impact of the civil rights movement on Birmingham business since the 1960s.

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UAB Collat School of Business Named One of the Best in the Nation

BestBizSchooljpgThe UAB Collat School of Business is one of the most outstanding business schools in the nation, according to The Princeton Review in the new 2014 edition of its book, "The Best 295 Business Schools”.

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Retail Day Recognizes Top Alabama Retailers

Retail DayThe UAB Collat School of Business marked Retail Day with an event that celebrated the top retailers in Alabama, and allowed UAB business students to meet those business leaders and hear their advice and success stories.

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Regions Financial CEO Discusses Strategy of Regions with Students

Hall Group PictureMaking a return visit to the UAB Collat School of Business on October 8, 2013, Regions Financial Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Grayson Hall discussed the strategy of Regions with students in the combined undergraduate capstone and MBA class, Strategic Leadership Through the Eyes of the C-Suite.

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The Evolution of Strategy at HealthSouth

Tarr Group Picture 2Mark J. Tarr, Chief Operating Officer of HealthSouth Corporation, made his first visit to the UAB Collat School of Business on October 1, 2013 when he met with students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite.”

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Energen CEO Describes His Company’s Focus to Strategy Students

McManus 250James McManus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Energen Corporation, made a return visit to the School of Business on September 24, 2013 when he spoke with students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite.”

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UAB Collat School of Business, Alabama Retail Association Announce Speaker, Honorees for Retail Day 2013

RetailDayProgram 200The UAB Collat School of Business in cooperation with The Alabama Retail Association will honor 12 retail businesses as Retailers of the Year and one as a Centennial Retailer during the 32nd Annual Alabama Retail Day Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at The Club in Birmingham.

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Dean Jack's Perspective on the Collat's Gift

In recognition of the $25 million transformative gift that we recently received from Patsy W. and Charles A. Collat, we are now proud to be named the Collat School of Business. As Dean, I want to share my sentiments about this gift from three perspectives:  gratitude, prominence and benevolence. 

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Radio Interview with Charles Collat about Why They Give to UAB

Charles Collat interviewed during half-time at the UAB vs. Northwestern State game on Sept. 21, 2013.