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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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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UAB Online Business Programs Ranked Nationally

 

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TheBestSchools.org recently acknowledged the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s online Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and online Bachelor of Science degree in management as top national online degree programs.

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UAB Collat Student Awarded National Accounting Scholarship

Sarika PatelSarika Patel, UAB Collat School of Business accounting student, was recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The PCAOB awards merit scholarships on an annual basis to outstanding accounting students enrolled in an accounting degree program at accredited U.S. colleges or universities.

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Collat School of Business Sets Impressive Example

Collat Faculty and StaffThe faculty and staff of the Collat School of Business have displayed a standard of giving that is exactly what The Campaign for UAB is all about, working together to make UAB the best.

The Collat School of Business launched an internal push to gain as much participation in its faculty and staff campaign as possible and, within only months of setting that goal, reached 99 percent participation.

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