Arline Savage 200Arline Savage, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business.  Savage joined the accounting faculty at UAB in Fall 2012 from the Orfalea College of Business at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, where she was the Deloitte Faculty Fellow and recipient of the Fluor Corporation Excellence in Teaching Award, the Ernst & Young Outstanding Educator Award, and the Ernst & Young Leader in Ethics Award.

Oneonta mkt analysis 200UAB Collat School of Business professors Kenneth Miller and John Hanson presented results from a retail market analysis conducted for the City of Oneonta through the UAB Collat Business Analysis Lab, The lab secures funding from business and government to support faculty sponsored research and student support for semester-long applied research projects.   See results in The Blount Countian...
Unique Programs 200x140The Industrial Distribution and Forensic Accounting programs in the Collat School of Business are two of several UAB undergraduate programs that are packed with potential—and which can't be found anywhere else in Alabama.
 
pnc tax prepUAB's Collat School of Business has been awarded two grants that will continue its community work and launch a program that introduces high schoolers to business careers.

Collat 200This has been a tremendous year for UAB Collat School of Business!  Along with being the first named school on UAB’s campus, we have more good news to report for 2013 related to the following three key areas: transforming the school, the capital campaign and student success.

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.

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.

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.

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.