Tom DeCarloThomas DeCarlo, PhD, has been selected to receive the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for his exceptional accomplishments in teaching. He will be honored at a university ceremony this fall.

Accounting instructor Eddie NaborsBeing a good student organization advisor is all about leading from the sidelines, according to accounting instructor Eddie Nabors.

“I’m a cheerleader as much as anything,” he said. “In any student organization, long-term success and consistent success depends on a consistent faculty advisor.”

Nabors’s service to the UAB chapter of Beta Alpha Psi — an honorary organization for accounting, finance and information system students — was recently awarded one of the organization’s highest honors.

uabinitaly22A degree from the UAB Collat School of Business can land you anywhere. Just ask Tina Poe. A spring 2022 graduate, Poe is heading to Italy this fall to begin the International Year One Program at Syracuse Academy in Sicily, fully immersing herself in the Italian language and culture for the three-year fashion and textile design program.

Chris Edmonds2A UAB Collat School of Business professor recently received a prestigious award for his app that aims to create a highly engaged community in online courses.

Collat teaching award recipients 2022Award recipients with Dean Jack: Marena Messina and Parker Woodroof (top row), Chris Edmonds and Patrick Murphy (bottom row)UAB Collat School of Business students recently honored four professors with the inaugural CSOB Teaching Excellence Awards. The new teaching awards honor one professor in each academic department and in the graduate program and are voted on by Collat students.

TVA logoA team of UAB Collat School of Business students used quick thinking and teamwork to win big at the TVA Financial Services Case Competition this month.

The team – Graysen Thompson, Daniel Massie, Harrison Turner and Tristan King – placed second in the competition, winning $2,500 in scholarship funds. Another UAB team also participated in the competition.

SEF Top Sales Programs LogoThe Professional Sales Certificate Program in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business has again been recognized as a “Top University Sales Program” by the Sales Education Foundation for 2022. The recognition appears in the foundation’s 2022 Annual SEF magazine.

Collat faculty retirees along with their spouses and Dean JackThe UAB Collat School of Business is saying goodbye to several long-serving faculty members after years of service. Colleagues and loved ones recently gathered together to celebrate the time these instructors spent with students and their commitment to preparing them for a successful career. Read more about their journeys throughout the years:

Eddie Nabors QuoteFor instructor Eddie Nabors, preparing students to enter the workforce is a labor of love.

“I want to make a difference in young people’s lives,” he said.

This sentiment inspired him to create a speaker series for students in the accounting and finance department. One recent session featured Maddox Casey of Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors talking to students about careers in healthcare advisory services.